At their October 14 council meeting, the Village of Pinecrest awarded a bid to lay out the backbone for County water. As a result, approximately 340 additional homes will have access to water service and fire hydrants. If you live along the backbone, you will not have to hook up to county water for five years unless: your well fails or is contaminated, you build on a previously vacant lot, you improve your property by more than 50% of the fair market value, you sell your house, at which time...Continue Reading!
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Yes, hard to believe, but bowling is back. A couple of weeks ago I was walking through the mall, at Sutset Place, and there is was...on the second floor, a large sign saying "coming soon SPLITTSVILLE LANES". Can it be true??? My favorite childhood past time was coming to my back yard and now enhanced with a full bar. Yes, my Coral Gables and South Miami neighboors, beautiful lanes with full bars and dining areas complete with disc jockeys and a small dance...Continue Reading!
Why wait? Everyone knows that the time to buy is when everyone else is running or renting. Because of the escalating problems and volatility in the stock market people should be wise and consider buying real estate again. You may not have the warm and fuzzys for Real Estate but one thing is for sure that values go up and may even go down but it never disappears!!! There are so many tremendous buys out there right now that the smart money...Continue Reading!
Biscayne Point is a beautiful gated island, located in the north area of Miami Beach, only a few minutes away from the ocean, with beautiful water views and most important : Wonderful waterfront homes at affordable prices! The majority of the homes are either facing the Bay or a Canal leading to the Bay It is only 8 blocks west of Collins Ave., which means you can even walk to the beach! I have lived in Biscayne Point since 1977, where I raised my...Continue Reading!
In the 12 months ending September 30, 2008, the number of South Florida single-family homes and condominiums listed for sale in excess of $300,000 has declined 27%, a much-needed positive sign for South Florida's residential real estate market. While a clear sign of a growing stability in the higher price ranges, inventories for properties priced below $300,000 continue to see increases: single-family inventories up 78% between September 2007 and September 2008 and condo inventories up 12% for the same period. A...Continue Reading!
Alberto Carvalho, Miami Dade County Public Schools Superintendent, was at a candidates forum sponsored by the Palmetto Middle School PTSA last Thursday evening at the Community Center in Pinecrest. He made what I consider is probably the most important statement to Florida residents this political season: spending on education is an investment in our State's future. He made this statement because our State's economy is such that more cuts are coming, probably in a special session in December. He will be in Tallahassee...Continue Reading!
In Dallas, Texas, on October 26, a wonderful thing happened. In the heat and excitement of a real estate auction where hundreds of foreclosures were being auctioned off, a true modern day heroine bid on a house that saved another person's future. The grief stricken owner sat crying as her home was being auctioned and a woman, Marilyn Mock, saw her tears and bid and won the house and turned around and gave it to the former owner as a...Continue Reading!
South Florida Open House Sunday Davie•Kendall/Falls•Weston < Davie -Print Map Read more about Davie or search for other listings in this area. Kendall/Falls - Print Map Read more about Kendall or search for other listings in this area. Weston - Print Map Read more about Weston or search for other listings in this area. We also have Open Houses in other areas!Continue Reading!
Also Open Sunday, October 26, 2008 Coconut Grove•Coral Gables•High Pines•Miami Beach & North Bay Village•Pinecrest•Ponce/Davis•South Miami Coconut Grove - Print Map Read more about Coconut Grove or search for other listings in this area. Coral Gables - Print Map Read more about Coral Gables or search for other listings in this area. High Pines - Print Map Miami Beach & North Bay Village - Print Map Read more about Miami Beach or search for other listings in this area. Pinecrest - Print Map Read more about Pinecrest or search for other listings in this area. Ponce/Davis -...Continue Reading!