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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Everyone was buzzing about this house when it hit the market back in 2009.  It was an Approved Short Sale of a beautiful estate home on one of the Grove's best streets.   I had several clients interested right away but once we got inside we could see that it was extremely overpriced at $2,800,00...
06/01/2010
Over the Memorial Day weekend I took some friends out on the boat for some swimming and sightseeing.  Being a realtor, one of my favorite things to do is to tour the Coral Gables waterways and see the homes from a different perspective.   Yesterday we decided to hit the "back-country" of Cocoplu...
06/01/2010
Last night I got a call from John Seidel of Coldwell Banker.  He asked me to stop by his Broker's Open House in Snapper Creek Lakes today and assured me that his listing was a "must-see".  I have to say that John did not let me down, it really is a spectacular home with a special history. Let me ...
05/28/2010
Cocoplum has $205,000,000 worth of real estate on the market today.   This large figure is comprised of 51 homes for sale priced between $1,195,000 and $16,900,000.  The average asking price per square foot is $400 for a non-waterfront home and $500 for a waterfront home.   The average size home ...
05/28/2010
Deering Bay has some exciting things going on this summer for its members.   Sonoma vs. Napa Valley Wine Tasting on May 29th  with fine wine specialist Julie Mushett "Dive-In Movie Night" on June 18th features dinner and a movie poolside at 7:30 pm.  A great event for the kids! Summer Camp begin...
05/28/2010
We have fewer and fewer clients who are interested in buying foreclousres these days.  In my opinion, the negatives outweigh the positives for a typical buyer.   First, you usually have to pay with cash.  Second,  foreclosures are poorly maintained and are missing appliances which can be discoura...
05/28/2010
The above home priced at $6,250,000 just went under contract in Cocoplum.  When it closes, it will be the highest priced home to sell in Cocoplum all year.   Details of the home include 6 bedrooms, 6 baths with an astounding 9,470 square feet of living space on a 34,333 square foot lot.    Speci...
05/28/2010
Are you a professor or student who wants to live close to the University of Miami campus?  If so, you may be surprised by the price point of the homes that surround the school.  Even though the University has a prime location (just south of The Biltmore Hotel and Golf Course) prices for a move i...
05/28/2010
Taking a look at the most recent statistics for Coral Gables real estate it seems that the market has stabilized.  Currently inventory levels are down, the number of home sales is up and prices remain flat. The attached chart shows inventory and sale levels for the past 3 years.  Inventory Levels...
05/19/2010
To view this post in its original form, please visit my Coconut Grove Real Estate Blog. I pride myself on "telling it like it is" in real estate and when it comes to the Center Grove townhouse market I have no problem admitting that things are TOUGH. There have been only 2 townhouses to close in ...
04/20/2010
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