[Just Listed] 19th Floor Condo at the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove Residences – 3400 SW 27th Avenue Unit 1904

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Coconut Grove is in the middle of a Renaissance. The Grove has always been a hip, bohemian chic neighborhood with plenty to do, but new developments and renewed interest is reshaping one of Miami’s oldest communities for the better. Previous Coverage of the changes in Coconut Grove: Regatta Park & ... Continue Reading >

Controlled Choice School Lottery To End For Coral Gables Elementary Schools

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Coral Gables is the only city in Miami Dade county that still used a system called controlled choice to assign children to elementary schools. The controlled choice lottery system required parents to rank the three Gables public schools in the order they preferred. In late spring, a preliminary proposal was ... Continue Reading >

First Half 2015 Miami Dade County Luxury Real Estate Update

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Our latest overview of the Dade county luxury real estate market is ready for distribution and should be arriving in local mailboxes soon. Lowell International Realty agents have gathered closed sale data for luxury homes in Dade county proper, and in the specific luxury communities we serve. Our team’s analysis ... Continue Reading >

[Just Sold] 5577 Arbor Lane – Only The Third Sale This Year In Snapper Creek Lakes

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Lowell International Realty Broker Lani Kahn Drody just completed the sale of 5577 Arbor Lane, a beautiful French manor in one of Coral Gables’ most prestigious gated communities, Snapper Creek Lakes. There are a total of 124 homes in the community and Arbor Lane is only the third property to ... Continue Reading >

In 2015 The Spotlight Is Back On Coconut Grove

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Change is coming to Coconut Grove – and quickly. Developments like Park Grove and Grove at Grand Bay (ultra-luxury condos going up on South Bayshore Drive), are promising, and visually striking additions to the real estate landscape and the skyline. Grove at Grand Bay is completely sold out with reports ... Continue Reading >

Market Highlight: Coral Gables Sales Volume Through The First Half of 2015

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The first half of 2015 is almost over, but we’re already looking through real estate activity to identify market trends and forecast for the end of year. A lot has changed in the Coral Gables real estate market compared to the same period last year. In 2014, 267 homes sold ... Continue Reading >

[JUST LISTED] A Charming 3 Bedroom On A Street You May Not Know. 530 Miller Road, Coral Gables

530 Miller Road Coral Gables FL 33146

Miller Drive is a familiar through street to local commuters especially around University of Miami and the greater South Miami area. Miller Road is a two block stretch in the heart of the South Gables luxury real estate corridor. Tree lined streets, a central location, and fine homes are what separate ... Continue Reading >

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 >