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High Pines Category

Jan
13
2014

Home in Miami’s High Pines Sells In Nov. 2013 for $170K more than it did in July 2009 and then is knocked down

Simply Miami Real Estate

  The residential market continues to improve in the close-in area between Coral Gables and  South Miami, Florida. The house at 5208 SW 76 Street which was on a 12,500 sf lot closed Nov. 7 2013 for $780,000. This price was $170,000 more than the last sale of the home which happened July 31 2009. This location is in the popular area called High Pines and is within walking distance of Downtown South Miami and a short drive to the University...Continue Reading!

Jan
09
2014

Incredible Vernacular Home Listed For Sale In Miami’s Ponce Davis Neighborhood For $3,600,000

Simply Miami Real Estate

  8421 Ponce de Leon Road is offered for sale for the first time since it was constructed in 1987. This signature vernacular residence recalls the architecture of the traditional "cracker" structures of old Florida. The 6,241 sf house is designed with one and two story pods and 3 cupolas on a 71,874 sf lot. This house is listed at $3,600,000 and is conveniently located in the prestigious Ponce Davis community which is close to Coral Gables, South Miami, the University...Continue Reading!

Jan
07
2014

Fantastic Lot Listed For Sale on The High Pines – Coral Gables Border

Simply Miami Real Estate

  Now is your opportunity to purchase the 37,233 sf lot at 4940 Sunset Drive located a short way from South Miami and Coral Gables. The location has not been available for purchase since before World War II and is dominated by beautiful, mature trees. Close to Downtown South Miami, Coral Gables, the University of Miami main campus, and 2 Metro Rail Stations this property offers the rare opportunity to build  your dream home in a secluded close-in location. The list...Continue Reading!

Oct
08
2013

The Cemetery In The Hood Is Coming Alive

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  The Southern Spirit Guide writes that they have received reports of spooky goings on in the Pinewood Cemetery(Miami's oldest cemetery south of the Miami River) on Erwin Road close to South Coral Gables and South Miami. From midnight burials to eerie "shadow people" the quiet burial grounds might be coming to life when things are quiet and dark in the neighborhood. So beware... Halloween is just around the corner and so is the Pinewood Cemetery. First known as Cocoplum Cemetery...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
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!

May
08
2013

List Price Of Home In Miami’s High Pines Neighborhood Drops To $645,000

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High Pines is one of Miami's popular residential communities due to its proximity to Downtown South Miami the home to many popular restaurants such as Whisk Gourmet. The list price of the 3 bedroom, 2 bath home at 7535 SW 56 Ave. has just dropped to $645,000. If you want to join this family oriented community give us a call at 305-984-5524 and see this updated home which is within walking distance to restaurants, shops and movies.  Continue Reading!

Apr
09
2013

Spec Home Builders Moving Back Into Miami’s High Pines Neighborhood

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Prior to the recession of 6 years ago High Pines was a popular neighborhood for 'spec" builders due to its close in location between Coral Gables and Downtown South Miami. Besides its location the High Pines neighborhood  was full of smaller homes built in the 1950s and 1960s. "Spec" builders quickly realized that these older, smaller homes could be bought for a song, torn down, and replaced by larger homes . Since home prices were rising rapidly in Miami, the...Continue Reading!

Mar
30
2013

The Giant African Land Snail…A Problem In Coral Gables And The Rest Of Miami

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  The appearance of the non indigenous python in the Everglades is the big news, but there are other non indigenous creatures in Miami and South Florida. The one we have in Coral Gables and South Miami is the Great African Land Snail .Yesterday I ran into the team working in the High Pines neighborhood who actually showed me an infant snail they had captured. These snails are dangerous to about 500 different species of plants, and, if they eat rat...Continue Reading!

Mar
08
2013

Come Visit a Home in Miami’s High Pines Listed For Sale Sunday March 10th from 1:00 to 3:00

Simply Miami Real Estate

Want to live close-in to all the action in Miami...Then High Pines is the place for you... Located within Dade County right next to Downtown South Miami and about 200 yards from Coral Gables in an area where there are few houses for sale which makes the 2,41 sf 3 bedroom, 2 bath house at 7535 SW 56 Ave a perfect place to live. The house is listed for $675,000.  Continue Reading!