When you think of significant Miami architecture, The Arsht Center is at the top of the list. Not only was it designed by renown architect, Cesar Pelli, but it was built on the site of a former Sears department store. The... more
We all know Miami is a young city, a baby compared to many other United States cities. But when you think of Miami's birth, Coral Gables always comes to mind and the man behind Coral Gables, George Merrick. In the 1920's... more
I get asked what the right type of awning is for historic homes all the time. I am the Miami Architectural REALTOR after all, so ask away! Anything to do with architecturally significant real estate or historic homes in... more
A few years ago, while a board member of the Miami Shores Historic Preservation Board, I created, with the help of other board members, an educational brochure for our community. The brochure included the image shown as... more
Bringing back an oldie from 2011, enjoy! To be fair, not just a client, but a very special client who I now call a friend, sent me this email (re-posted in its entirety, with no changes or edits and with his permission and... more
You hear it so much that it's ingrained in your brain - when selling your Miami Beach home, go neutral - but why? People say I have a gift for color, my mom remembers me as a little girl painting color charts and... more
We continue our significant Miami architecture series, this time with a perfect Miamism, a "designer parking lot". Only in Miami do we have parking structures designed by world renown architects. 1111 Lincoln Road has been... more
I get asked what to look for when buying a Mediterranean Revival Home, all the time! And it doesn't matter if you are a historic preservation buff or if you simply like the Mediterranean Revival style, working with the... more
by Geek Estate Team on June 6, 2019
[Note from editor: The “Mastermind Showcase” highlights companies and news from members of the Geek Estate Mastermind. Today’s showcase: Miamism]
Few housing markets are as attractive as... more
Everyone is talking about smart homes, smart buildings and smart cities, but are we really defining what SMART means?
When you Google "smart homes", definitions will pop up as "home automation", but is that what a smart home... more
I am beyond excited to let you know about an Alfred Browning Parker gem that was just listed in Fort Lauderdale's Sea Ranch Lakes. As your official historic + architecture Realtors, it is our duty to inform you when one of... more
People constantly ask me what type of Miami Real Estate or Miami Beach Real Estate I specialize in - is it price range? Is it an area? Is it residential real estate or commercial real estate? Well.....the answer is any real... more
How is the Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 5 homes for sale in Belle Meade:
Highest priced listing $19.5 Million for the huge open bay property with 480' of water frontage and 29,452 SF of land... more
How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 15 homes for sale:
Highest priced listing $8.9 Million - brand new construction at 2213 Keystone Blvd, with 350' of water frontage, 22,967 SF lot - 5... more
How is the Surfside Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 17 Surfside homes for sale:
Highest priced listing: $2.8 Million for 5 bedroom / 4.5 bathroom home under construction not on the water at 9408 Byron Ave.,... more
How is the Miami Shores Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 56 homes for sale:
Highest priced listing $6,495,000 for the bay front home at 9301 N Bayshore Dr with 4,618 SF, on 13,968 SF lot and 83' of water... more
It's time to present 2020 real estate stats for Belle Meade. Nothing like seeing the whole year in one place and being able to forecast where the market is going.
The media is reporting single-family home sales at an all-... more
Let's just start by saying, KEYSTONE POINT is back!! Yes ladies and gents, after we saw a price drop per square foot from 2018 to 2019, we are currently in a hot seller's market with a huge increase to $522/SF!! That's... more
2020 proved to be a challenging year in every way, but it also confirmed that the Surfside single-family home market was strong and its desirability would be strengthened after stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19. Buyer... more
What a year 2020 was for Miami Shores Real Estate. The Coronavirus proved to be pro single-family living and pushed a lot of people out of condos and into houses, Miami Shores being one of the hottest areas in South Florida... more
How is The Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 13 single-family homes for sale: (compared to 16 in October)
Highest priced listing is $3,595,000 for the 4/4.5 new, waterfront construction at 885 NE 76... more