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Coral Gables, FL 33146

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Mar
29
2019

An Ultra Chaotic Weekend?


Ultra Music Festival

Photo from ultramusicfestival.com The Ultra Music Festival is back in town. This year, instead of being held at Bayfront Park, it will be on Virginia Key. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Miami, Virginia Key is an island connected to the mainland by one causeway, so there is really only one way in and one… Read More »



Mar
28
2019

Neighborhood Spotlight: Ponce Davis


Ponce Davis Realtor

Although it is technically located in Unincorporated Miami-Dade County, the Ponce Davis neighborhood is really in the heart of it all. Surrounded by south Coral Gables, and High Pines, and just a stone’s throw from the pedestrian center of South Miami and many schools, it is truly a convenient location here in town. Houses in Ponce Davis… Read More »



Mar
25
2019

Tax Refugees and Private Schools in Miami


Miami Tax Refugees

Photo from visitflorida.com A friend recently sent me an article from BusinessInsider.com that took a look at the so-called “tax refugees” that are moving to Miami for our tax breaks. The ramification that the article discussed was the uptick in applications for our city’s elite private schools. Palmer Trinity, Miami Country Day School, and Ransom Everglades, where… Read More »



Mar
21
2019

What is a Home’s Square Footage?


12440 Moss Ranch Rd

Photo from www.homedit.com A home’s square footage can be confusing because it is broken down into three different numbers: the living area, the adjusted area, and the total area. The living area is the actual air conditioned inside area of a house and is the smallest number of the three. Adjusted square footage is larger because it… Read More »



Mar
19
2019

The Miami Open


Miami Open Tennis

Photo from miamiopen.com It is tennis time in Miami again! But unlike in years past, the Miami Open is being held at Hard Rock Stadium this year, rather than its former home at Crandon Park. I personally cannot imagine how this change will work. To me, a day at the tournament has always meant a beautiful drive… Read More »



Mar
18
2019

Guest Post: A Homeowner Contractor in Coral Gables


Coral Gables Renovation

Hey readers, this is Ashley’s assistant Lillian giving you an update on my renovation! We are on week 3 of the project and we are STILL in the demolition phase. That should be over this week with plumbing starting right after. Things are going well, but I am a bit of a neat freak and I am… Read More »



Mar
14
2019

Feng Shui


Feng Shui

As a realtor I have heard a lot about feng shui over the years, but today I had a first. I showed my listing at 5527 SW 87th Street to a couple who actually brought their feng shui specialist with them! Good news: the house ticked off all of the requisite boxes to be considered feng shui!… Read More »



Mar
11
2019

Betsy Adams and the Coral Gables Garden Club Park


Betsy Adams and the Coral Gables Garden Club Park

Photo from communitynewspapers.com As a resident of and a realtor in the city of Coral Gables, I find myself driving around the City Beautiful every day. Alhambra Circle is a corridor that I frequent, and about a year and a half or two years ago, I noticed a new park being created on Alhambra between Mercado and… Read More »



Mar
7
2019

What’s Happening with the Coconut Grove Playhouse?


Coconut Grove Playhouse

Photo from Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs If you have lived in Miami long enough, then you have heard about the ups and downs of the Coconut Grove Playhouse. Originally built as a movie theater in 1927, the building was converted to a live theater during the 1950’s. Over the years it has hosted far-ranging acts… Read More »



Mar
4
2019

“How’s the Market?” – Insight into Miami’s Real Estate Market


EWM Insight

I am often asked about the Miami real estate market, and I am happy to talk about it to anyone who will listen. Today, though, I want you to learn about it from one of Miami’s foremost experts, Ron Shuffield, President of EWM Realty International. He has written a fascinating piece called “Insight,” which analyzes 2018’s market… Read More »



Mar
1
2019

The Effect of Interest Rates


Interest Rates Chart

Interest rates are always something that we keep an eye on in the real estate business, for obvious reasons. Lately they have been fairly stable, but there is always talk of rates going up. If you take a peek at the chart above, you will see that even a small increase in rates can have a major… Read More »





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