Around The House: Conserving Water Can Help Save Money and Increase Home Value

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The on-going drought in California has been all over the news recently, especially as it’s been labeled the worst in state history. Californians have been asked to implement serious water conservation efforts in hopes of cutting water-usage in the area by 25%. In South Florida, where rain falls aplenty, (especially ... Continue Reading >

[Just Listed] 6130 SW 81st Street – A Practical Luxury Home in South Miami

6130 SW 81st Street South Miami

Earlier today, Blair Sonville listed the property at 6130 SW 81st Street in South Miami. This beautiful two story home was built in 2006 and has been meticulously maintained. It’s a luxurious family home with practical touches throughout that increase livability and comfort. There isn’t much for sale in South ... Continue Reading >

Community Spotlight: The Chapman Partnership

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Miami is a diverse community with a unique set of needs. While the city has a wealth of major institutions and entrepreneurs helping to connect Miami to the broader, global community, we’re lucky to have activists working internally to make the city a better place for all. Chapman Partnership is ... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Luxury Real Estate Market Update Q1 2015

9030 SW 60th Avenue, Pinecrest - The highest price sale in Pinecrest for 2014. $5,500,000

An article was recently published in the Miami Herald stating that housing values increased in Miami-Dade, Broward & Palm Beach counties 9.2% year-over-year for February – the second highest growth rate in the nation. I shudder a bit when reports like this come out. While this may say something about ... Continue Reading >

[JUST LISTED] Historic Old Spanish: 716 Navarre Avenue Coral Gables

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Historic homes don’t make it to market often because there are so few of them and because they are prized by owners lucky enough to own a significant piece of the past. 716 Navarre Avenue in Coral Gables is one such home that was just listed for sale today by ... Continue Reading >

Miami Well Represented In Zillow’s ‘Most Expensive Streets In America’ Report

4 Tahiti Beach Island Road - $18,000,000

Earlier this month Zillow released a report that highlights the most expensive streets in America, based on their internal data. Zillow number crunchers looked at streets with at least 10 homes and calculated the median home values. Three South Florida streets made the list and one took the top spot. ... Continue Reading >

[Q1] North and Central Coral Gables Market Highlight & Just Sold 1336 Alegriano Avenue

1336 Alegriano Avenue Coral Gables Sold

The first quarter of 2015 ended a few hours ago but it’s not too early to report that North and Central Coral Gables (defined as the section of Coral Gables north of US1) had a strong showing to start the year. Both average sale price and price per SQFT was ... Continue Reading >

Garden of Glass By Chihuly at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

Chihuly At Fairchild

Chihuly isn’t (yet) a household name but his blown glass masterpieces are becoming a staple at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. The “Garden of Glass” art exhibit is back for the third time at Fairchild, adding a sense of wonder and play to the 83-acres of wildlife. Each of Dale Chihuly’s ... Continue Reading >

University of Miami Real Estate Impact Conference Recap

University of Miami Real Estate Impact Conference

The University of Miami’s annual Real Estate Impact Conference as last month. Many of the biggest names in Miami real estate spoke including: Jeffrey Soffer, co-owner Fountainbleau Resorts; Edgardo Defortuna, Fortune International; Richard LeFrak, CEO of Le Frak Org which is funding development of Biscayne Landing in N Miami; David ... Continue Reading >

‘Miami’ Is The Big Name at The Miami Open Tennis Tournament

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The world-class tennis tournament on Key Biscayne has changed names a handful of times in recent memory, but the new name hasn’t kept everyone from looking forward to the event each and every year. The 2015 tournament debuts a new name and it’s easier to remember than any of its ... Continue Reading >