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Coral Gables, FL 33146

Cell: 305-798-8685

Office: 305-960-5330

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Jul
22
2009

Short Sale Special in Coconut Grove


Banks are challenging to work with on short sales, at best. We have had a nightmare of a time with one of our listings in the Grove. But we’ve just reduced it, and at this price, it’s worth every headache for the person willing to persevere through the process! The listing is a very nice townhouse in… Read More »



Jul
20
2009

Old Florida Vernacular in Hammock Lakes


Enter through beautiful custom gates into a timeless property, where wide verandahs overlook brick walkways and elegant oak trees are laden with moss.  The word “HOME” perfectly defines this estate.  Built in 1991, this home has been beautifully upgraded, while maintaining its integrity. It is one of Miami’s most special properties, providing privacy and a family retreat… Read More »



Jun
18
2009

Celebrating Short Sales!


We are having a celebration today in my office – in honor of the two short sales that we closed yesterday! We have had these two homes under contract for a combined total of more than a year. I truly wasn’t sure that they would ever close, but I never gave up hope… It took lots of patience… Read More »



Jun
17
2009

The Hidden Gem on Mariposa


I have a WONDERFUL listing in Coral Gables at 1131 Mariposa Avenue. This lovely villa is on the market for sale ($399,000) OR for rent ($2,000). We have had a tremendous amount of activity on this listing, but the right person hasn’t appeared yet. The unit is a free-standing villa, on the 2nd floor of a 2-story building,… Read More »



Jun
15
2009

125 Solano Prado – Wonderful Waterfront Rental


I just listed this great home in Old Cutler Bay for rent – 125 Solano Prado Avenue. It’s located on the water with no bridges to the bay, so this home is perfect for the boating enthusiast! With the privacy of a mangrove preserve behind you, this home has 140 feet of water frontage, and sits on a… Read More »



Jun
12
2009

Appraisals: the new recipe for disaster


We have had an incredible challenge recently with appraisals. You might remember the post I wrote in April called “The A Word” – we were even having trouble with them back then! However, since that post was written, the rules for appraisals have changed, and the challenge has gotten even deeper. There’s a new set of rules… Read More »



Jun
9
2009

An absolute gem at the Royal Caribbean Club – offered for sale & rent


I have a wonderful listing in Coral Gables that is part of the Royal Caribbean Club Condo Association. It is one of their villas, so it looks like a free standing home, but has a downstairs unit and an upstairs unit. My listing is the unit upstairs – 1131 Mariposa Avenue. The unit is being offered for… Read More »



Jun
2
2009

Waterfront Living in Coral Gables


Looking to live on the water? There are some remarkable homes to choose from right now in Coral Gables, and this post will look at the ones in the $10 million+ range. There are currently 10 active listings, most of which are in Gables Estates. They range in price from $10,900,000 to $49,500,000. All of these homes have at least… Read More »



Jun
1
2009

The Real Estate Drought is Over…


We have had a long real estate drought down here, but all of a sudden, the rains have come and houses are selling!! We are seeing an incredible interest in well-priced homes, and the inventory is being depleted. Just in the past couple months, 60% of my listings have gone under contract. This is just a sampling… Read More »



May
23
2009

Pinecrest Market Snapshot – April 2009 – up to $999,999


I’ve noticed an incredible increase in activity in Pinecrest recently. And the numbers from April really show this off well, too. There were 103 active listings priced up to $999,999 in Pinecrest in April – down from 117 listings in March. That’s a 12% decrease! We had 19 homes in this price range pend in April, with 5 closings. However, all of… Read More »



Apr
10
2009

The “A” Word


Back in February, we sent comparables to our sellers to make sure that we were still on target with all of our prices, because as we know, price is the name of the game in this market. Since then, we put one of our listings under contract. The contract price fell between our high price per square… Read More »





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