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Apr
25
2013

“Green” Home Tour In SouthWest Miami

Simply Miami Real Estate

Last weekend I went on a tour of Green Homes presented by the Miami AIA and the Miami Realtors Association and sponsored by EWM Realty International and Professional Bank. As a realtor I would say "green homes" unfortunately are still  a little ahead of the curve for the general public in Miami and Coral Gables. Their systems may demand a little more work than the public wants and their construction costs can be more expensive than non "green homes". Still...Continue Reading!

Apr
15
2013

Attractive Condo Listed For Sale In Coral Gables For $545,000

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We just have  listed for sale in Coral Gables an attractive 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 1,632 sf, 2nd floor condo with an attached 1 car garage. The condo was built in 2005, has great curb appeal, and is well located just a 5 minute drive from Downtown Coral Gables, Downtown South Miami, the University of Miami main campus, and 2 MetroRail stations. The condo is rented through October 31, 2013... For further information text or call us at 305-984-5524.  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
26
2013

Where To Get Beer In Coral Gables

Simply Miami Real Estate

    One of the advantages of being a long term resident of a community is that you know where all the hidden "gems" are located. Well. if you are a beer aficionado the Stop'N Shop located at 5885 Ponce De Leon Blvd. right next to the University of Miami Baseball Stadium on San Amaro Drive is one of them. This is a craft beer heaven with floor to ceiling beer. But, this is a true convenience store so don't expect much...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

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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!

Jan
22
2013

Is This Expensive Coco Plum Home In Coral Gables Priced To Sell?

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What is going on in Coral Gables' luxury home community of Coco Plum? For some reason there are more homes than you would expect listed for sale (31 today in our local MLS) ranging in price from $11,900,000 to $2,195,000. Today I am featuring the home at 279 Veleros Court which recently was listed for sale at $2,650,000 which makes it the 8th (out of 31) least expensive home in the community. The 4,463 sf house was built in 1992...Continue Reading!

Jan
17
2013

Miami-Dade County Inventory And Sales Statistics 2012

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  As you can see residential real estate in Miami has rebounded from the great recession and recorded more sales in 2012 than it has in any year over the last 10 years. Our challenge now is the lack of inventory. When the "months supply" (of homes for sale) drops below 6 months home prices go up. For further information text or call us at 305-984-5524.    Continue Reading!

Jan
12
2013

High Pines Open House

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Do you want to live in Miami's popular High Pines neighborhood? If so, come visit our open house at 7535 SW 56 Ave. tomorrow Jan. 13th from 2:00-4:00. For further information text or call us at 305-984-5524.    Continue Reading!

Jan
11
2013

Home In A Great South Miami Location Listed For Sale

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The house at 5900 SW 84 St. which was constructed in 2006 is located in one of the City of South Miami's best areas...But, the question is?... Is it listed for sale at t0 high a price? In fact the house which is on the market for $1,875,000 is only one of 2 homes in the entire city that is listed for more than $1,000,000. The 4,116 sf house contains 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms and 1 half bath on...Continue Reading!