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Nov
05
2013

Weekend Bike Ride In Coral Gables And Coconut Grove

Simply Miami Real Estate

  One of the great things about living in Miami is the weather which permits us to be outside all year. I thought I would provide some pictures of my bike ride through Coral Gables and Coconut Grove last weekend. After getting on the bike path in South Coral Gables I crossed the new Gables Waterway pedestrian bridge located on the Coco Plum Circle. From there I entered Coconut Grove on Edgewater Drive. I rode past a house we sold a...Continue Reading!

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!

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!

Sep
13
2013

Pinecrest Home Drops List Price to $1,295,000

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      The owners of the very special house at 12314 Rock Garden Lane in Pinecrest, Florida have lowered the list price on their home from $1,450,000 to $1,295,000. Located on one of the Village of Pinecrest's most desirable streets, the entrance is highlighted by an impressive coral wall and gate. The sleek contemporary home is updated in the European style and features large entertaining spaces with lots of light. The house will be open this Sunday from 3:00-5:00. Come over and...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
04
2013

If You Don’t Live in Miami or Coral Gables, Florida then Greenville, SC Is The Place To Be

My wife and I really enjoy Greenville, South Carolina and visit several times a year..  Check out this video... Greenville, South CarolinaContinue Reading!

Jul
01
2013

Great Old Coconut Grove Home Listed Sale For $750,000

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  The other day we previewed a great 1938 house at 3680 N. Bayhomes Drive in the Coconut Grove section of the City of Miami. The "Grove" as it is known always has enjoyed a funky reputation (you can still see the Hare Krishnas chanting in certain areas). This 2,106 sf, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on a 7,875 sf lot needs some work,but it possesses great charm which can translate to a fabulous small home for the right person. For...Continue Reading!