7420 SW 53rd Place closed yesterday for $600,000. This was on the market for just eight days at an asking price of $699,000. At $600,000 this translates to just under $300 per square foot for this 2015 sq ft 3-bedroom, 3-bath 1947 High Pines classic home. It was not improved, but was very nicely appointed, complete with working fireplace and a 12,500 square foot lot. But here's the real story. Three years ago the owner tried to sell it herself...Continue Reading!
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Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables- A Coconut Grove Hideway Deep In The South Grove
Do you remember the Old Grove before the Hippies and the Yuppies took over and changed its ambiance ...Not a bad change but a change nonetheless... Well, we can take you back to the Old Grove with our listing (and even the street name evokes memories of a day gone past) at 3753 Matheson Ave. . Though records indicate the house was built in 1945 we feel that it was built earlier as a part of the Matheson (the former...Continue Reading!
Another house went under contract today in High Pines. It is located at 7310 SW 53rd Court. The home sits on a 12,500 sq. ft. lot and features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with 2,076 square feet of living space. The list price was $490,000 ($236 psf). Although it was marketed as a potential tear-down property, I have showed the house to several clients and the house had great potential as a remodel. As always, I will keep you posted when the...Continue Reading!
This High Pines home finally went under contract yesterday after more than 2 years on the market. The initial asking price was $2,590,000 back in 2008. When the owners reduced the price to $2,100,000 the home went under contract soon after. The house was built in 2007 and features 6 bedrooms, 6 baths with 5,754 square feet of living space. I will keep you posted as to the final sales price. If you are interested in buying or selling real estate in the High...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/PonceDavis and South Coral Gables- One of the Most Expensive Listed Homes in the Nation Is In The South Gables
According to the March 29, 2010 edition of Forbes "there are fewer than three dozen properties between $45 million and $55 million publicly listed, and only six such homes sold last year". One of those homes is located at 11 Casuarina Concourse in the South Gables. Listed at $49,500,000 the house has been on the market since April 22 of last year. For further information on this home please contact me.Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami,High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables- Talk With Miami Realtors On Tweet Chat
Do you want to gain a greater understanding of Miami residential real estate . It's not like deciphering the Theory of Relativity . Join experienced Miami realtors in our weekly Tweet Chat #miamireale on Twitter this Sunday and every Sunday from 9:00 pm-10:00pm Eastern Time.Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis & South Coral Gables – Expensive Residential Real Estate Beginning To Sell In South Coral Gables
Expensive single family homes are beginning to make a comeback in 2010. In 2010 there have been 13 closings in the South Gables running from the most expensive at 181 E. Sunrise Ave. (which I believe is A Rod's former house and doesn't have a photo) which sold for $8,500,000 to 1020 S. Alhambra Circle which was the least expensive at $760,000. The only other house which closed below $1,00o,000(actually $1,162,600) was a Gables Waterway property at 832 Alfonso Ave. ...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis and South Coral Gables- Older High Pines Home Sells For A Higher Price
What a surprise !!!! An older home (circa 1946) sells for the highest per sq. ft. price in High Pines in the last 6 months. 7440 SW 54 Ct. closed on March 15 2010 for $325 per sq. ft. or $540,000. The last closing of High Pines residential real estate was on Feb. 24 2010 when a brand new home at 7901 SW 53 Pl. closed at $241 per sq. ft or $1,325,000. I have some thoughts as to what...Continue Reading!
Valencia in South Miami offers properties for both rent and sale. The building is ideally located just steps from the cafes and shops on Sunset Drive and minutes from The University of Miami. Rentals start at $1,100 for a 1 bedroom and sales start at $110,000 for a 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Click on the brochure below for more information. [issuu viewmode=presentation layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml showflipbtn=true documentid=100317142856-cb66081b416742b89e0acc3837a67b16 docname=valenciabrochure username=rileysmith loadinginfotext=Valencia%20South%20Miami width=420 height=544 unit=px] If you are interested in buying, selling or renting real estate in the High Pines,...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis and South Coral Gables- How I got a problem resolved with Miami-Dade County
Based on my experience I can't recommend how to deal with Miami-Dade County when you have a housing (for lack of a better term) problem, but I can tell you what worked for me. And, I must admit that I 100% stumbled on the solution. The house at 5045 SW 74 Terrace had been vacant since Jan. 2009 and had broken windows, a green pool,etc., everything you don't want in your neighborhood. I followed procedure and in Sept. called...Continue Reading!