The world of residential real estate has changed..... Customers often start on the internet....Newspapers have slid to secondary importance....Information on houses for sale are found by searching sites such as "Realtor.com" or "Trulia.com". Social Media venues such as "Twitter" are introducing buyers to realtors .It is getting increasingly difficult for a single realtor to survive. There just is not enough time to present property over the internet, show property to buyers, to communicate over social media outlets, and to handle...Continue Reading!
South Miami Category
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis and South Coral Gables – You Have To Be Smart To Be a Good Realtor !
Many of the new construction homes on the market in Ponce Davis and High Pines are also on the market for rent. Take a look at what the price difference is of renting vs. buying these new homes. 7416 SW SW 52nd Court | $11,000 For Rent | $2,199,000 For Sale | 7 Bedrooms, 6 Baths 6,000 SF | 12,500 SF Lot 7745 SW 54th Avenue | $10,000 For Rent | $2,299,000 For Sale | 7 Bedrooms, 8 Baths 6,200 SF | 12,500 SF Lot 7832 Ponce De...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis and South Coral Gables-Big Drop in Per Sq. Ft. Prices In High Pines
7901 SW 53 Pl. a brand new home closed Feb.24, 2010 for $1,325,000 or $241 per sq. ft. after being on the market for 767 days. Last July we sold the house behind it,7920 SW 53 Ct., which was built in 1958 for $545,000 or $234 per sq. ft.. It looks as though this is the time to buy the remaining "spec" homes available in High Pines and Ponce Davis.Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, HighPines/Ponce Davis and the South Coral Gables – Are You Interested In A Good South Miami Real Estate Deal
If you want a great condo at a great price in a great location that is not a short sale, then you must look at 7440 SW 59 Place #202, South Miami. Fl.. Priced at $429,000 by a motivated seller this condo is the "buy" in the South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis, South Gables area.It's new (2005), it's in the preferred location of downtown South Miami east of South Dixie Highway within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and movies, and...Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami, High Pines/Ponce Davis and South Coral Gables- South Miami’s New Mayor Is Getting Started
Here is an interesting article from Florida International University concerning South Miami's new mayor's, Philip Stoddard, journey into politics. Downtown South Miami is the principal shopping and entertainment center for High Pines, Ponce Davis, and South Coral Gables so all of these residents(of which I am one) have a keen interest in whats happening in the City of South Miami.Continue Reading!
Living in South Miami,High Pines/PonceDavis and South Coral Gables – Live Talk with Miami Realtors Sunday March 14 9:00-10:00PM
Do you want to know what is really happening in Miami real estate in a live meeting ? Do you have specific questions... Then join Miami realtors in our weekly tweet chat this Sunday evening from 9:00 to 10:00. Continue Reading!
The South Gables real estate market is really perplexing because even in this time of economic stress there are not that many homes for sale and certainly not that many apparently distressed properties. I walk around the neighborhood frequently, and today I decided to see how many "for sale" homes I walked past. Surprisingly in my 3.2 mile walk there were only 4 ! The first I passed was 6010 Granada Blvd. a 2,933 sq.ft. home built in 1953...Continue Reading!
Warren Buffet, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has just released a statement that he believes the real estate slump will end by 2011. He believes that is about how long it will take for the supply to catch up with demand. I feel that it could even be sooner for the higher end areas such as South Miami, Coral Gables and Coconut Grove because we are seeing such low inventory levels already. Buffet goes on to say that he does not feel prices will rise anytime soon but hopefully will flatten...Continue Reading!
A new home at 9335 Balada St.in the Old Cutler Bay area of Coral Gables became a pending sale on Feb. 24th off of a list price of $6,900,000. The actual purchase price will not be known until the closing occurs. This house was listed for sale at $10,495,000 as recently as a 1 year ago. Close to this home, 9550 Journeys End Road was listed for sale at $4,150,000. This home was built in 1989 on Arthur Vining Davis'...Continue Reading!
There is a great pocket of homes in South Miami where buyers tend to get a little more for their money. Why? Because values fall slightly as you cross onto the other side of US1. But this small community is still located within the city limits of South Miami, within walking distance to the village and has some wonderful updated homes. See the map below, the area is situated west of US1 and south of 72nd Street. In fact, I had a...Continue Reading!