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October 29, 2021

Trader Joe’s is Coming to Coral Gables

It’s official: Trader Joe’s will open its doors in Coral Gables in 2021! Located at 211 South Dixie Highway, it will be in the Gables Station complex, a mixed-use development that includes Lifetime luxury apartments, 2 acres of park space along the Underline, additional retail space, much-needed parking, and connectivity to public transportation.
October 27, 2021

Coconut Grove Condo Inventory: Now is the Time to Sell!

If you own a luxury condo in Coconut Grove, which I am defining as a condominium unit that will sell for $1,000,000 or more, then now is the time to sell! We are seeing shortages of listings in this market; in fact, in September 2021 there were only 8 units for sale, which is a stark contrast to the 30 units available in the same month of 2020.
October 13, 2021

Construction Continues to Boom Nationally

In the era of Covid, where we have continually heard about labor and supply challenges, it is not surprising to me that prices have gone up. With the tremendous demand for housing in South Florida, it is no surprise that the study found that the value of new-construction single family homes in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Pompano Beach was up 23% year over year.
October 1, 2021

Home Buyers Keep Coming to Miami

As a realtor who has been actively involved in Miami’s hot pandemic housing market I can tell you that the demand for homes here in South Florida is still huge. In fact, two of my recent listings received offers sight-unseen and there were bidding wars for each of them, with one receiving a whopping 17 offers!
August 25, 2021

International Coastal Cleanup Day

As an avid boater, I am always concerned about the state of our oceans, bays, and inland waterways so I was very pleased to read that my hometown of Coral Gables, Florida is participating in the Ocean Conservancy’s 36th annual International Coastal Cleanup. The Cleanup will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021.