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Coral Gables Category

Nov
04
2013

Spectacular Stonegate Estate Purchased In Miami

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One of our customers recently purchased for $3,200,000 the Gould Estate located at 4930 SW 75 Lane in the gated community of Stonegate. The 7,883 sf home was built in 1951 and is in need of substantial repairs which will be done by the new owner. Stonegate is located next to South Coral Gables and within walking distance of  Downtown South Miami. The property evokes the southern gothic charm of Charleston or Savannah. The coolest part is the formal garden...Continue Reading!

Oct
23
2013

Fantastic New Lot Listed For Sale On the High Pines – Coral Gables Border

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We just received the listing for the 37,233sf lot at 4940 Sunset Drive located a short ways from Sunset Elementary School and across Sunset Drive from Coral Gables. The existing house is being torn down which will leave a large and beautiful lot ready for the construction of a new home. The property has not been on the market for the last 1/2 century and is conveniently located near Downtown South Miami, Coral Gables, the University of Miami main campus,...Continue Reading!

Sep
27
2013

EWM Realty International Continues Its Dominance Of The High End Residential Real Estate Market

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  As the resurgence of South Florida's high-end residential real estate market continues, EWM Realty International continues as Miami's number one brokerage in the sale of million dollar properties for the 12 month period endingAugust 2013, according to data from the Southeast Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Year-on-year numbers, September 2012 through August 2013, show EWM Realty International was number one with a total of 429 transactions in excess of one million dollars, compared to 336 and 283, respectively, for the...Continue Reading!

Jul
23
2013

Pinecrest, Florida House Listed For Sale For Sale For $1,450,000

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  Occasionally a special property hits the market, and 12314 Rock Garden Lane in Pinecrest, Florida is one of these places. Located on one of the Village of Pinecrest's most desirable streets, the entrance is highlighted by an impressive coral wall and gate. The updated pool with a large pool house, presently utilized as a home office, is the focal point of the landscaped grounds. The sleek contemporary home is updated in the European style and features large entertaining spaces with...Continue Reading!

Jul
08
2013

FPL’s New Transmission Lines

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Last week we attended a meeting at the Tropical Audubon Society headquarters which is an old Florida oasis next to Downtown South Miami across Sunset Drive from Coral Gables (specifically 5530 Sunset Drive). The topic of the well attended meeting was the upcoming public hearing regarding the transmission lines FPL wishes to build up South Dixie Highway(and elsewhere)... Or as the Tropical Audubon says "Tell FPL NO to building transmission lines in the Everglades Park, NO to profiting from our fresh water supply, and NO to...Continue Reading!

Jul
02
2013

Miami Techies and Hackers Needed

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    As all of us who live in Miami know Miami is no longer just a fun and sun capital... Our newest activity is our burgeoning "tech" industry. The Miami Herald in its July 1st article entitled "Tech developers: Battle Hack Miami needs you" describes how Miami has been selected by PayPal as one of 10 cities selected to enter a $100,000 hacking competition called Battle Hack(see the above article)...Heatley Real Estate at EWM Realty International"Coral Gables/ South Miami Office... For...Continue Reading!

Jun
27
2013

A Great Old Coral Rock House Listed For Sale In Coral Gables

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     Yesterday we visited one of the  coral rock homes in Coral Gables which just came on the market. Located across from the 6th fairway of the Granada Golf course at 1242 S. Greenway Drive this 2,820 sf, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1923 house on 12,500 sf lot is listed for sale for $998,000. This house is intriguing to me as  I have  wanted to live across from the Granada Golf Course which is  one of the North Gables' prime locations....Continue Reading!

Jun
26
2013

Books And Books……My Favorite Hangout In Coral Gables

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I really don't know how to start a blog about Books and Books in Coral Gables at 265 Aragon Ave. because it is such a great place to find books, read, eat, hear authors, or just have a glass of wine... You walk in the store and sort of leave the outside world behind.. Plus my friend, Darby, always recommends good books to read... So if you are in Coral Gables, South Miami, Pinecrest, or Coconut Grove and you like to...Continue Reading!

Jun
24
2013

Great Cuban Food In South Miami

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    Do you have a need for a fix of Cuban food or better yet a desire for a consistently powerful mojito... If so, head for Casa Lario's which is located at 5859 SW 73 Street in Downtown South Miami... I have been going there for years and must admit that there have been days when I have eaten all three meals there (but  I never have  enjoyed a mojito for breakfast, though I bet if you were in desperate need...Continue Reading!

Jun
17
2013

Magnificent Lot Sold In Miami’s Ponce Davis Neighborhood For $1,900,000

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We recently closed our listing at 7830 Erwin Road (SW 47 Ave.) for $1,900,000. The property actually was  sold for land value (the lot was 71,874 sf) though there is a lovely mid 1950's vernacular home on it. We understand the new owners are going to construct a new home on the lot... The lot is close to Downtown  South Miami, Downtown Coral Gables, and the University of Miami main campus...   Continue Reading!