One of the finer points to being a part of the Deering Bay Community is its eclectic dining and social scene! This time of year, residents can enjoy the Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club’s holiday offerings. In the mood for a quaint shopping experience? Walk through the Holiday Bazaar on Friday, November 2, and Saturday, November 3, for unique, hard to find holiday gift ideas. Join our Member Mixer whether you’re new in town or a beloved “lifer” on Wednesday,...Continue Reading!
Foreclosure filings fell 7 percent from August to September, and are down 16 percent from a year ago, according to RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report. September foreclosure filings, including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions, were the lowest U.S. total since July 2007. They’re falling furthest especially in non-judicial states where foreclosures don’t need to be court-approved. “We’ve been waiting for the other foreclosure shoe to drop since late 2010, when questionable foreclosure practices slowed activity to a crawl in...Continue Reading!
August home prices, including distressed sales, rose 4.6 percent from the same time last year according to CoreLogic’s August Home Price Index (HPI) report released earlier this week. This is the biggest year-over-year increase since July 2006. Month-to-month, home prices are up 0.3 percent from July 2012 to August 2012. If CoreLogic HPI indicators are correct, the year-over-year price increase will be upped to 5 percent in September. “Sustained economic recovery in the U.S. requires a healthy housing market. You cannot...Continue Reading!
While Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club is one of Miami’s only golf communities, it has so many other things to offer as well. I got on my bike this morning as the sun was coming up. I rode the bike path through Chapman Field Park and was amazed, as I always am, at the beauty surrounding me. The rising sun was filtering through the roots of the mangroves, casting the most beautiful shadows. The egrets...Continue Reading!
Views, views everywhere! Beautiful condo in Deering Bay's fabulous Verona Building. This stunning 3/3 features an eat-in kitchen adjacent to the family room, a built-in office in the third bedroom, gorgeous views of the lagoon and 9th hole, and wrap-around terrace. This corner unit is immaculately maintained and priced to sell. For more information on this fabulous condo, visit DeeringBayLiving.com.Continue Reading!
For those of you who are interested in the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival, tickets are getting scarce. With less than a month into the sales for the 2010 Festival, which takes place February 25th -28th, several events are already sold out. If you were hoping to buy tickets to the Burger Bash or the Bubble Q, you waited too long! Sold out! Also sold out are the Dim Sum & Disco at The Setai (just love...Continue Reading!
The Countdown is beginning! Two more days until tickets go on sale for the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival! So mark your calendars for Monday, October 26th. Be among the first to purchase tickets for your choice of events. This is sure the be the best Festival yet. It will be a star-studded extravaganza from start to finish. The Burger Bash and the Bubble Q, two of the Festival's most popular events, sell out quickly, so don't delay if you want...Continue Reading!
On Wednesday night, the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the Biscayne Bay Campus hosted the FIU President's Council for an unforgettable evening of wine and food pairing. Entitled "Autumn Bounty", Professor/Chef Michael Moran and his amazing students prepared a bountiful array of dishes paired with delightful wines carefully chosen by Professor "Chip" Cassidy. Chip emceed the evening, giving us an entertaining seminar allowing the Council members to get a taste of the amazing education the students in the Hospitality School are...Continue Reading!
Isn't it funny that I grew up in Bay Heights, which is considered north Coconut Grove, and I'm now a real estate broker working for EWM in their Coconut Grove office! I feel like I've come full circle! Coconut Grove has changed so much since I was a child. I remember a small, sleepy village with nothing to do. I remember Jason's, which was a restaurant on Bayshore Drive. Every once in awhile, my Dad...Continue Reading!
Deering Bay's best kept secret......the Club Villas! The best part of condominium living combined with the privacy of a single family home, the Club Villas is the place to be at Deering Bay Yacht and Country Club. With the exterior fully maintained by the Homeowner's Association, you never have to take care of your landscaping or your pool again! With your own front door and two car garage, you never have to take an elevator to your...Continue Reading!