Category Archives: Real Estate Digest

News about national real estate trends such as interest rate changes, increased homeownership and forecasted trends.

1031 Exchange Transactions: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


Category: and posted on November 28, 2018


By Marianna Perez Luxury Sales Associate 305.546.4913 mperez@lowellinternationalrealty.com Marianna E. Perez is a Real Estate professional with over 20 years of experience. Prior to entering real estate, Marianna was Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Banking at City National Bank of Florida. She provided strategic leadership facilitating profitable and efficient origination of real estate loans....

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The Holidays in South Florida mean gorgeous weather and endless entertainment options. From dazzling light displays to evening boat rides, read our guide and learn about our agents’ favorite local holiday events and activities to enjoy with your families during this joyous season. Coral Gables has a variety of holiday activities to please all ages....

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Special Visit from National Economist, Dr. Jones


Category: and posted on October 31, 2018


 by Lani Kahn Drody

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Why I Chose The Islands of Cocoplum


Category: and posted on October 11, 2018


    By Beatriz “Geni” Cardona Luxury Sales Associate bcardona@lowellinternationalrealty.com   Did you know that the Islands of Cocoplum is the only gated community in the Coral Gables area that has tennis clay courts, a clubhouse, private yacht club, lap pool, children’s playground, soccer field, basketball/volleyball courts and a gym? Let me tell you a...

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  By Carrie Foote Luxury Sales Associate cfoote@lowellinternationalrealty.com   The June 2018 numbers for single-family homes in Miami-Dade County as reported by Miami Realtors are out and we’ve got the scoop. Here are your highlights… Closed Sales Volume (# of sales) was slightly down, 1.2% lower when comparing June ’17 to June ’18 and down...

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  By Lani Kahn Drody Broker + President lkdrody@lowellinternationalrealty.com We recently spoke to Naomi Levi, Government Affairs Manager for the City of Coral Gables about the possible annexation of the unincorporated Miami-Dade County communities of Ponce Davis and High Pines.  These two neighborhoods occupy 675 acres of land and have a population of 2,960 people...

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Considering a Private School in Miami?


Category: and posted on July 13, 2018


  By Lauren Billingslea Dowlen Luxury Sales Associate ldowlen@lowellinternationalrealty.com   See my top tips and a non-exhaustive overview of our area’s independent Private schools   I was intrigued by a recent article in the Miami Herald written by a local real estate broker, suggesting that while Miami does offer several high-quality private schools, the community...

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Snapper Creek Lakes


Category: and posted on July 11, 2018


  Snapper Creek Lakes is one of the most unique and exclusive guard gated neighborhoods in South Florida. It is situated in Coral Gables off of historic Old Cutler Road. The neighborhood has its very own private marina complete with a gas dock and on-site dock master. But it’s the land planning of Snapper Creek...

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Details Count


Category: and posted on July 2, 2018


By Blair Sonville Luxury Sales Associate bsonville@lowellinternationalrealty.com     I was recently reminded in my last closing that the details go a long way. I was representing the buyer and was pleasantly surprised not only by the generosity of the seller but also by the professionalism of the listing agent. The seller went above and...

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Neighborhood Highlight: Coconut Grove


Category: and posted on June 1, 2018


Neighborhood Highlight: Coconut Grove is one of the most sought after communities in South Florida. It’s a village within the City of Miami located right on Biscayne Bay. It’s Bohemian, artsy, cool chic and yet very relatable. The Grove is a lush tropical community with easy access to everywhere you want to be in Miami....

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