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Archive for June, 2012

Jun
30
2012

Good-Bye Scotty’s

Simply Miami Real Estate

Last night we had dinner at Scotty's Landing at 3381 Pan American Drive in Coconut Grove's Dinner Key Marina. The weather was great, the view incomparable, and the crowd which consisted of old people, "suits", kids, dogs, and other assorted marina folk . Sadly this spot is disappearing as it has lost its waterfront spot according to the Miami New Times to the almighty dollar. The new tenant is supposedly going to pay a rent of $840,00 year versus the...Continue Reading!

Jun
29
2012

Oh ! These Lenders !!!!! A Coral Gables Challenge

Simply Miami Real Estate

Here we go trying to figure out how to work with a lender, and this is a local lender who should have an understanding of our local markets... We have a customer, a builder, who is considering buying this property where construction has stopped. The problem lies with the bank (and yes I admit that I don't know all the details concerning their situation regarding this house) who is, according to the listing realtor, adamant on a certain price which...Continue Reading!

Jun
28
2012

Palmetto Bay House Sale Moving Along

Simply Miami Real Estate

Our customers purchase of the house located at 17244 SW 78 Ct. in Palmetto Bay is moving forward. The 3,512 sf  house passed inspections and appraised. Next in line is getting insurance which is always "fun" in South Florida. The house, built in 1975 has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and sits on a 16,500 sf lot. It is listed at a sales price of $524,900. Just looking at these pictures you can tell that this house fits the South Florida lifestyle...Continue Reading!

Jun
27
2012

One-Of-A-Kind House Near Downtown South Miami For Sale

Simply Miami Real Estate

4920 Sunset Drive is now offered for sale for only the 2nd time since it was built in 1931. The 3,608 sf 5 bed, 3 bath house on a 43,124 sf  lot is listed at $2,900,000. Located a short walk from downtown South Miami and adjacent to the South Gables and High Pines the house is a short drive from 2 MetroRail stations and the University Of Miami main campus. What a perfect residence for the successful professional! Continue Reading!

Jun
26
2012

Coral Gables Short Sale Approval

Simply Miami Real Estate

Yea !!!!!! Our customers got the lender's short sale approval on 3725 Ponce De Leon Blvd. in Coral Gables. The buyers are pleased that they will be able to close in the near future on this 2 story duplex in the heart of Coral Gables. This investment property  listed at $449,000 has 2, 2 bedroom 2 bath units with updated kitchens and large living areas. An additional plus for this purchase is parking space and easy access to the Gables...Continue Reading!

Jun
25
2012

Coral Gables Home Closing

Simply Miami Real Estate

One of our customers just closed on the tastefully remodeled home at 1225 Algardi Ave. in Coral Gables for $500,000. The 1,633 sf house was remodeled in 2004 and contains 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Not only does the house look great on both the outside and interior, but it is located in one of Coral Gables' older but premier neighborhoods just west of Sana Maria and the Riviera Country Club. I know our customer will be happy turning this...Continue Reading!