- December 2013: Coral Gables Real Estate Market Update
- A Love Letter to My House Crush: 3613 Bayview Road
- Sold: L’Hermitage Villa in Coconut Grove
- Perfect Season! 52 Homes Sold in 52 Weeks
- Miami: Top Ten U.S. City
- Coconut Grove Home For Sale: 3613 Bayview Road
- Sneak Peek: New Coconut Grove Home For Sale
- Progressive Broker’s Open in Snapper Creek Lakes
- Power Of Staging: Coconut Grove Home For Sale
- Starchitecture Firm Awarded Coconut Grove Project
Posted: 11 Jan 2014 06:47 AM PST
Stats for single family home sales in Coral Gables for December are in, even though 2013 already seems like a lifetime ago! It’s always good to get a recap of the market. Low inventory still spins the narrative, however. Compared to 2012, there were 22% fewer home sales in Coral Gables as compared to December 2013. This does not mean the market is down – it means there was not enough inventory.
Below find a quick video detailing the trends, month over month and year over year. Check out the increase in sales prices!
Take a look!
Click here to view individual details of each Coral Gables single family home which sold in December 2013.
By the Numbers: Coral Gables Home Sales December 2013
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 03:19 PM PST
As some of you may know, I live in Coconut Grove and
I posted about this home twice already and am thrilled to be showing it often. I discover something new every time. In honor of dreamy homes (one even my daughter is swooning over), I’ve created this 30 second love letter to this charming home!
I’d love for you to be it’s fortunate owner. Contact me at 305.710.1010 if you want to fall in love (and be the envy of all your friends).
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 06:09 AM PST
Over the holidays, someone new was hanging his stocking in his villa in Coconut Grove’s L’Hermitage. I’m sure the new owner will delight in making 2000 S. Bayshore Drive, Unit 48 his own while enjoying all his new neighborhood has to offer. This unique waterfront community is gated and boasts terrific water & tennis amenities. The location can’t be beat, only minutes from Kennedy Park, the Grove Village, and Key Biscayne.
If you are interested in seeing what else if for sale in L’Hermitage, feel free to contact me at 305.329.7770.
Villas for Sale In L’Hermitage
Bathrooms: 5 full | 1 partial
Sq. Ft.: 7,167
Listing # A1738978
Sq. Ft.: 3,717
Listing # A1718727
Bathrooms: 3 full | 1 partial
Sq. Ft.: 3,490
Listing # A1777190
Sq. Ft.: 3,490
Listing # A1760714
Miami data last updated at January 12, 2014 7:11 AM ET
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 01:19 PM PST
I’m delighted to announce that I sold, on average, one home per week in 2013 in the luxury cities of Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay and Miami. With over 50 transactions and the highest client satisfaction rate I’ve experienced, this last year has been both rewarding and successful. I have to tell you, however, I felt as though as I was all over the map (in a good way).
Another item worth mentioning is how quickly my inventory sold. The median days on market was only 23! I feel like the entire year flew by that quickly! but as we get ready to welcome in 2014, I want to remind you that my team and I would love to put you on the map in 2014. With home values rising, now may be the ideal time for you to make your move!
Let us assist you in making 2014 the year you begin making memories in a new home. Call today: 305.329.7770
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 04:58 AM PST
A recent study by the real estate company Movoto ranked Miami among the top ten US cities. Throughout the year they rank cities by every imaginable criteria: top meat lovers city, best dressed city, most nerdy city, etc. Now they’ve compiled all the rankings and developed a top ten list. Miami placed 9th. There are a few points I could argue with in their recap, but I agree that we’re one of the top places to live – so I’ll give them a pass. Read below for details!
Source: Wikipedia user Marc Averette
According to Movoto: It might not be very family friendly (45th) or saintly (46th), but boy if Miami doesn't look good. The Florida metro's highest rank was in Best Dressed, where it placed third overall, but it got high marks for Meat Lovers (fourth) and Smartest (fifth) too.
Actually, Miami earned itself several top 10 finishes, with the likes of Food Lovers, Movie Lovers, Funniest, and Nerdiest. Hardest Working was pretty low at 28th, but we suspect that's due to all the nightlife, which in turn takes us back to those near-last-place finishes for Family Friendly and Most Saintly. READ FULL ARTICLE
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 07:13 AM PST
As promised last week, a new home for sale in Coconut Grove has hit the market today. Not just any home, but one of the oldest, most alluring homes in Coconut Grove located at 3613 Bayview Road. Charm exudes from every corner of this gentle cottage from its screened verandas to its original coral rock fireplace to its enveloping vegetation.
This is a very special five bedroom, four bath home offered at $1,550,000. Delight in the pictures and virtual tour. Or better yet make an appointment for an exclusive appointment by calling 305.329.7770.
Posted: 12 Dec 2013 06:40 AM PST
One of the oldest, most enchanting cottages in Coconut Grove will hit the market Monday. Built in 1910, this enduring home located at 3613 Bayview Road is perfectly framed by shady vegetation and romantic, wrap-around verandas. A true representation of what sets Coconut Grove apart, this home is a unique treasure.
Stay tuned for all the details pertaining to 3613 Bayview Road, Coconut Grove.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 08:38 AM PST
The public is welcomed on December 11th between 12:30-2:30 PM to preview amazing estates in the distinguished gated community of Snapper Creek Lakes. Rarely held open, this is a great opportunity to visit if you are in the market for elegant and luxurious living. For more details on my listing, located at 5545 Arbor Lane, click here.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 05:06 AM PST
A charming Coconut Grove bungalow we listed a few weeks ago located at 4217 Anne Court got a style make-over last week! The sun-kissed, 4 bedroom home had been updated recently with new flooring and bathrooms. It showed great promise…and after homestagers, MOD reStyle, sprinkled their magic dust over the property it really transformed.
Take a look for yourself:
Some homeowners are reluctant to stage their home because they believe their home is attractive and feel buyers understand daily clutter. However, how you live and how you sell a home are very different things. If you want a quick, profitable sale your property must be in tip-top shape.
To schedule an exclusive appointment at 4217 Anne Court in Coconut Grove or any of my other listings, call 305.329.7770 today
Posted: 03 Dec 2013 03:25 AM PST
Starchitecture – yes that is a term now. It refers to architecture firms or architects that have star power – and that’s what South Floridians are getting with the firm selected to design the mysterious condo project on the previous Coconut Grove bank site.
The New York Times announced that after a 4-way competition, the winner is the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). Many specifics have not been shared although some designs will be on display during Art Basel. Here are the tidbits that were shared by curbly.com.
I for one am looking forward to this unique albeit quintessential Coconut Grove residential project.
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