Coral Gables, FL Real Estate News

By Phil Stevenson, CRMP, "Mortgage Nerd" in Miami, Florida and Texas
(PS Mortgage Lending 305-791-4874 or 888-845-6630)
Graphs and Articles provided by National Real Estate Post and GeekWire I wanted to pose the question: Are we seeing the end of the real estate agent? More importantly, was this perpetuated by the real estate agents themselves? So we have 2 very large internet companies, tech companies that have been involved in real estate now for awhile, I’m talking about Zillow and Redfin. Both of them are getting involved in real estate in different ways. This has had a huge impact on the reality of the home market , the appearance of companies like this has started to interrogate the very same existence of realtors, if machines can help anybody sell a property, why would you need a middle man? And who perpetuated this? Who has caused this to happen? Who has given them the resources, the income to ac...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Deering Bay Miami FL Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Deering Bay Miami FL Miami neighborhoodDeering Bay is an exclusive luxury neighborhood in the sought after Coral Gables, Miami, FL area. Fantastic amenities, beautiful surroundings, well-maintained facilities, and much more await potential residents who want to move into the community. There are a variety of housing options in the neighborhood including single-family estates, villas, and high-rise condominiums. Residents enjoy private amenities including a Country Club and three Marinas. Click here to search for properties in Deering Bay Miami FL Miami FL. Deering Bay Miami FL Miami AmenitiesThe most notable amenity in the neighborhood is the Deering Bay Yacht and Country Club. The club is on the shores of Biscayne Bay, ...
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By Jaime Charouf, CDPE, REO Broker/Owner
(EZ Realty & Investment Group | EZ Funding Group, Inc.)
Miami is known for its tropical beaches and palm trees, but as you all know, Miami has something special for everybody, which is one of the reasons I believe we call it "The Magic City". Come out and spend a beautiful day in Coral Gables visiting the beautiful Biltmore Hotel and learning about some of Miamian history!Tours are given at the Bitmore Hotel every Sunday at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm. The tour meets at the lobby upstairs.The tour at The Biltmore Hotel is well worth it because it gives you a chance to explore the hotel and its grounds, as well as learn about all its history, and how it came to be! The hotel is full of elegance, golf courses, restaurants, and is known to be one of the spots in Miami that Hollywood Filmmakers have used in some of their movies due to its beauty....
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Gables By The Sea Miami FL Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Gables By The Sea Miami neighborhoodsGables by The Sea is a neighborhood in East Miami, Florida. Homes here range from grand Spanish Mediterranean style homes to Art Deco to sleek modern designs. The community is one of the most prestigious and exclusive neighborhoods in the area. Houses here are large, beautiful and amazing to view. If you have the budget and are looking for a luxury home than this is the place for you. A gated community with an exclusive Home Owner's Association that helps maintain the quality of the neighborhood and security staff to help deter crime. Click here to search for properties in Gables By The Sea Miami FL. Gables By The Sea Miami AmenitiesThe neighborhood like many others in the area ...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
Hammock Oaks Miami FL Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Hammock Oaks Miami neighborhoodsHammock Oaks is a neighborhood in East, Miami Florida. Hammock Oaks is home to several beautiful, luxury, Mediterranean-themed homes. The community is gated with 33 townhomes; this is a very private neighborhood that is priced relatively well compared to other areas. Landscaping in the region is maintained by professionals making the space aesthetically pleasing to residents and visitors. Hammock Oaks is one of the best places to call home in Miami.Click here to search for properties in Hammock Oaks Miami FL. Hammock Oaks Miami AmenitiesThe neighborhood has a park to the north, a nature reserve to the south, the beach to the east and Miami's commercial and business districts to the west. ...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Gables Estates Miami FL Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Gables Estates Miami neighborhoodsGables Estates is a neighborhood in Coral Gables located in Miami, Florida. Gables Estates is the premier neighborhood in the Coral Gables area. Properties here highlight what luxury living is supposed to be. The community is close to many high-class amenities, shopping, and commercial sectors. The view you get of the ocean is fantastic, streets here have amazing and beautiful homes.Gables Estates is a quiet and unique waterfront community of high-quality homes nestled in on the water's edge of Coral Gables. The area is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in South Florida. This exclusive, lush community encompasses over two hundred acres of Coral Gables' shoreline and represents t...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Cocoplum Miami FL Neighborhood Information and Market ReportThe Cocoplum Miami neighborhoodsCocoplum is a neighborhood that is part of Coral Gables in Miami, Florida. The area has a Home Owner's Association that help maintain the community. The region is one of Miami's leading tourist destinations. The neighborhood here has a Mediterranean style. The style is seen in the architecture in the homes and buildings in the area. The residential dwellings here are sought after for their location and quality. You are a close driving distance to many commercial and business sectors. You are also next to the beach; you can visit many public beaches as well as private clubs in the area. This neighborhood is a definite must buy if you're looking to move into the city. Click here to search for prope...
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By Eddie La Rosa, P.A., Selling Miami!
(EWM Realtors)
331 Casuarina Concourse Coral Gables, FL 33143Located in esteemed Gables Estates, this extraordinary gated luxury home provides 181 ft. of expansive waterfront along with a 52 ft. dock. Design elements include a grand staircase, coffered and tray ceilings, crown moldings and travertine floors. Relax in the master suite with loft-style sitting room and spa-like bath. Home features indoor/outdoor spaces great for entertaining. All bedrooms contain in suite bathrooms and views overlooking the canal, sparkling pool, or beautifully landscaped garden.Asking Price: $ 6,750,000Sales Price: $ 5,750,000Bedrooms: 6                      Baths: 6      Half Bath: 1Sq. Ft.: 6,959                      Lot Size: 32,670Year Built: 2004 Garage: 3Water Front: Canal Front             DOM: 263               ...
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By Eddie La Rosa, P.A., Selling Miami!
(EWM Realtors)
332 Costanera Road Coral Gables, FL 33143Call 305-968-8397 for SalesCocoplum waterfront! Elegant home with onyx & hardwood floors, double tray ceilings, paneled office & elevator. Kitchen redone 2013. Beautiful courtyards, gardens, pool, summer kitchen & cabana w/full bath, upstairs master bedroom. 70' dock on wide canal, one tall bridge to bay. Bonus space! Huge ground level rec room/guest suite with 2 rooms and full bath.Asking Price: $ 3,490,000Sales Price: $ 3,200,000Bedrooms: 5                      Baths: 5      Half Bath: 1Sq. Ft.: 5,790                      Lot Size: 15,324Year Built: 1995 Garage: 2Water Front: Yes 100 Feet              DOM: 112                                         Contact us for more Information 305-968-8397Hablamos español.Edward La Rosa, P.A. Realtor Associ...
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By Lisa Hernandez, Realtor serving Kendall, South Miami & Pinecrest
(Opes Real Estate Group)
This exclusive community consists of only 13 residences and are designed by renowned architect Cesar Molina. Conveniently located to the finest dining, shopping and the University of Miami.  The Gables Waterway residences start at $1,289,000.00. For more information, please visit here.   
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Coral Gables luxury homes are some of the most beautiful and can be some of the most expensive. Living right next to Miami or the beautiful Atlantic Ocean is a price many residents are willing to pay if they could only afford it. One way some homeowners are doing this is by listing their Coral Gables real estate on Airbnb.Room rentals are currently listed at $91 a night, and depending on where the property is in the city and what type of amenities may be offered, this price could be listed for even more.If you are considering buying Coral Gables homes for sale but are finding the prices a bit challenging, then you may want to consider renting out a room or two. Learn more and get expert advice on the best areas for Coral Gables real estate investment.
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
A healthier home is one that is worth seeing by many home buyers looking at Coral Gables homes for sale. The Coral Gables real estate market is getting more and more competitive as sellers start listing their homes and buyers continue to scoop them up.To give Coral Gables homes for sale a unique edge, why not make these properties healthier places to live. As the world become much more health consciousness, it only makes sense that the places where we live should be as well maintained as possible. Learn 5 of the most common airborne toxins and ways to make Coral Gables real estate healthier.
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Did you know this year is the first year since 2013 that 69 percent of Americans are setting aside savings for things other than retirement? According to the 2016 Financial Literacy Survey, the country is refocusing on personal savings as the economic recovery progresses and monies are available to stock away. This is a great sign for real estate, such as homes for sale in Coral Gables, where down payments of 10 to 20 percent of a Coral Gables real estate property will be required to secure and move into a home to call their own. Visit Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty to find out more about the current financial state of the country and how this affects home buyers.
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
A recent RIS Media article revealed that less than half of the 17 million interested home buyers actually will be involved in a real estate transaction this year. Why is that? Inventories are tight, but that doesn’t account for all those potential buyers not being satisfied enough to close on the homes for sale in Coral Gables, Orlando, Delray Beach, and places all across the country. The best realtors will find many of those leads, which means you! Are you working your database and generating leads? Learn how to access the real estate demand and get a few tips on how to find them at the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty website. 
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Typically, well maintained Coral Gables luxury homes don’t last too long on the Coral Gables real estate listings. This city lying just south of Miami and skirting the gorgeous Atlantic Coast is one that many home buyers would love to settle into, whether they are from the states or international buyers.However, if you have clients listing homes for sale in Coral Gables and properties are not selling, then taking a hard look at the home is probably necessary. There may be some areas within the home that need to be renovated, updated, or cleaned up. Get ideas on what you can suggest to selling homeowners.
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
 Coral Gables luxury homes and other real estate properties in South Florida where the market has been rebounding quite well may see prices steadying, but this summer season is expected to be a truly hot one, according to real estate economists. A recent report from Florida Atlantic University sees the real estate market in South Florida, including Coral Gables real estate, as well as others across the country to do exceptional well for the summer. Traditionally spring is what realtors consider the peak of the home selling season, but his year could be different. Find out more about what summer 2016 may hold for you!
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Home improvements for Coral Gables luxury homes are always good for maintaining a high quality of living as well as better home value in the long run. A frequent home addition many Coral Gables real estate property owners find themselves considering is fencing.There are many reasons why homes require fences, and there are a variety of materials to choose from depending upon your budget, the amount of time you have to keep it in top shape, and the look that you want it to reflect on your property. Before you get started, read through some tips on the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty on what you need to consider to pick the right one.
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
When it comes to South Florida real estate, international buyers continue to grow with 2015 being a stellar year and 2016 expected to do as well if not better.In fact, foreign real estate buyers accounted for about 36 percent of the dollar value when it comes to home sales in the South Florida residential real estate market. According to the Miami Association of REALTORS®, Miami-Dade County topped the area in home sales with 78.9 percent of $6.1 billion in homes sales, while Broward County registered 18 percent of these sales. Coral Gables luxury homes and Fort Lauderdale luxury homes were undoubtedly part of the draw!Find out more about the international real estate buying market and what 2016 is expected to bring!
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Pending homes sales are on the rise across the country in most regions, including the South and homes for sale in Coral Gables.The numbers reported from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) show pending home sales are at their highest level in nearly 10 years. Looking at the pending home sales in April indicates a three-month consecutive rise. Experts see more interested buyers moving into the Coral Gables real estate market and others property markets across the country. Many associate it with a building momentum coming from the over 14 million jobs created since 2010. Additionally, the prospect of higher rents and mortgage rates down the road are bringing prospective buyers into real estate markets. Get the specifics on these latest numbers. 
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
As gorgeous as the properties in South Florida can be even Coral Gables luxury homes can become dated and out of step with the current trends. What is important for homeowners to understand is that by keeping the look of their homes in another decade, its value can be affected.Home values are dependent on the impression a property makes on home buyers. Despite whether you plan to list your home on the Coral Gables homes for sale roster, these types of creature comforts also affect those living in the home. Get some ideas on how you can boost your home’s value and update it, too, at the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty website.
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