Finally about 18 months after installing the the new drainage system in the High Pines suburb of Coral Gables & South Miami, Florida, Metro-Dade County has let the contract to repave the the community's roads. Unfortunately I couldn't find anyone who could tell me what was going on so I am assuming that all the roads are going to be repaved. The contractor is presently working on SW 73 Terr., SW 74 Terr., SW 50 Ct., & SW 75 St. If...Continue Reading!
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Our own Javy Restrepo, the # 1 ranked 14 year old tennis player in Florida, is busy practicing at an Erwin Drive tennis court for the upcoming Junior Orange Bowl Tournament which starts this week in Coral Gables. Javy also plays for Gulliver Prep. Good luck Javy !!!!!! To read my other blogs open this link. To follow us on Facebook open this link.Continue Reading!
Comments from Ron Shuffield, the CEO of EWM, the largest residential real estate company in South Florida. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGD4X-lxdRw&feature=autofb[/youtube] To read my other blogs open this link. To follow us on Facebook open this link.Continue Reading!
It looks like we are getting down to the end of an era in the High Pines subdivision which is nestled between Coral Gables & Downtown South Miami. Because of its convenient location developers made High Pines ground zero in tearing down older homes & building mansions. Well, there are only 2 left on the market 7421 SW 53 Ct. which is listed at $2,450,000 and 7416 SW 52 Ct. which is listed at $2,400,000. What is going to happen...Continue Reading!
I have been working for months trying to get Total Bank to get the partially finished house (which has been vacant for around 2 years) at 5100 SW 73 Terr., Miami, Fl., 33143 taken care of . The bank appeases me but then nothing happens. Yesterday I called the "Special Assets" officer handling the property & left a message to please call me. Similar to other times she did not return my call, & I will have to call time...Continue Reading!
We have just listed an amazing rental in the Grovenor House, a luxury condo building on South Bayshore in Coconut Grove. This unit, 1701, is "to die for" with its unending bay, marina, and city views from all rooms. Exquisite touches include an Italian kitchen, Brazilan wood floors, top of the line appliances + more. The Grovenor house has world class amenities such as a gorgeous pool & cabana area, a tennis court, and a gym. The unit has 3...Continue Reading!
Two well known owners have listed their homes in the South Gables enclave of Gables Estates for sale. The University of Miami after "sort of" having the President's house located at 8565 Old Cutler Road for sale finally have listed the house. The other house located at 180 Arvida Parkway is owned by Pat Reilly. Pictures of 8565 Old Cutler Road: Pictures of 180 Arvida Parkway: To read my other blogs open this link. To follow us on Facebook open this link.Continue Reading!
The "U" street in High Pines which consists of SW 74 Terr., SW 50 Ct., & SW 75 St. is a microcosm of High Pines in general with new homes, older homes, remodeled homes, and 3 "disaster" properties. In the last 6 weeks all three of these distressed properties have been purchased and are either cleaned-up or in the process of being cleaned-up. 2 have been purchased by young families and the 3rd by a High Pines resident & successful...Continue Reading!
I met with Keith Donner this morning to discuss the High Pines rezoning request for 5450 SW 72 St.. Keith believes that the earliest this request could come up at a zoning meeting would be February so we are using this time to get organized, to write letters, and to sign a petition. Keith is going to get the correct address to send the letters, and we will provide a sample letter to use. Since we can't talk to members...Continue Reading!
I ran into my friend & High Pines neighbor, Miss Val, yesterday while we were walking our dogs. Miss Val mentioned that she was introduced to Ivette Agusti, one of the applicants wishing to change the zoning at 5450 SW 72 St. Apparently the applicants also wish to block the entrance to several of our roads similar to the blocked streets off Red Road. I guess this will put more traffic down SW 54 Ave. Ivette can be reached at...Continue Reading!