October 16, 2013

Al Capone’s Hideaway – Old Spanish Meets Modern Luxury

Glamorous, romantic, spectacular and steeped in history, this Miami Beach home on Palm Island, formerly belonging to Al Capone, sold this year for $7,431,750. No Gangster House Anymore Originally built in 1922, this 6,103 square foot Spanish estate, with fabulous guest cottage, luxuriates on a 30,000 square foot lot along 100 feet of waterfront.  It is now the quintessential blend of modern luxury, contemporary […]
September 23, 2013

Luxury Homes for Sale in South Coral Gables

There are 55 homes for sale in the Southeastern corridor of Coral Gables, thirty five of which are waterfront. Nine homes are currently under contract and eight of these are waterfront. In the last three months, ten homes have sold in South Coral Gables, nine of which are in the luxury waterfront communities of Gables […]
August 26, 2013

Rock Lake in Pinecrest – Two Homes for Sale

Very little real estate in the Village of Pinecrest is waterfront with the exception of homes along canals and on small lakes that do not have ocean access.  Rock Lake, nestled between 67th and 69th Ave and 124th St and 130th Terr, is one such community where residents can canoe and paddle boat while enjoying the serenity, […]
August 12, 2013

Compare Your City – Average Price Per Square Foot of Homes for Sale

Check out how your neighborhood compares in average price per square foot for single family homes for sale.  I analyzed homes currently on the market in six cities: Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay and South Miami. The numbers are quite interesting, especially if you are thinking of buying or selling a home. […]
August 9, 2013

South Coral Gables Market Report – July 2013

Closed Sales In July, a total of six properties sold in South Coral Gables off Old Cutler Road averaging 5 bedrooms, 4 baths with 4,428 square feet of living area at an average sale price of $2,740,833 or $619 per square foot.  These homes were on the market an average of 130 days and sold […]
July 26, 2013

Chateau Beach Residences in Sunny Isles

I don’t usually write about properties as far north as Sunny Isles Beach in North Miami Beach but, this 33 story lux boutique building, with 84 residences overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is spectacular. They offer 2 bedrooms from 1,557  to 2,819 square feet, 3 bedrooms from 3,257 to 3,375 square feet and 4 bedrooms from 4,145 […]
July 19, 2013

Gables Estates 2nd Quarter Sales

Three residential properties sold during the 2nd quarter in the luxury waterfront gated community of Gables Estates, located off Old Cutler Road in Coral Gables. The exquisite acre estate at 555 Arvida Parkway was  listed for $7,995,000 and sold for $7,000,000.  This Mediterranean home, built in 1990, is 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths with 8,500 square […]
July 10, 2013

Two Estates Sell in The Moorings – Coconut Grove

The Moorings, located in the heart of Coconut Grove, just off Main Highway, is an exclusive waterfront gated community with only 41 homes.  Two of these homes just sold in the last week. 3885 S. Moorings Ct. sold for $2,900,000 ($461/square foot).  This Bermuda Colonial home is 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath  with 6,288 square feet […]
June 30, 2013

EPIC Hotel and Residences – Location and Style

Whether you desire a 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath penthouse or a 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment, this downtown condo has it all – superb location, contemporary style, fantastic amenities and amazing views.  The Epic is located on the Miami River, just over the Brickell Avenue Bridge to the Northeast.  The vistas of Biscayne Bay, Brickell […]