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
From The Miami Herald archives comes a myriad of amazing photos from Miami Shores' picturesque history. Photos that warm your heart and make you understand why it remains one of Miami's treasures.
Founded in 1932, Miami... 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
We are Miami REALTORS specializing in historic homes and architecturally significant real estate. We provide these informational articles in order to pass on our expertise and gain your trust so you hire The Miamism Sales... more
OLD historic article brought back from 2010
After reading a letter to the Editor in the Biscayne Times written by Peter Otto, I have to add my 2 cents. Here's what Peter writes:
Shorecrest, We Implore You: Don't Get... more
I often get asked what the right type of roof is for a Mediterranean Revival home and it actually makes me happy to know that people who buy historic homes are interested in the correct way to restore these treasures. The... more
Talking about our Architecture Posts - STILTSVILLE is key and a major Miami Landmark. I wrote this article back in May of 2007 and are getting a bunch of questions and information requests about Stiltsville, so we thought... more
Another year under our belt and we can't thank you enough. It's humbling to think that our audience continues to grow not only locally, nationally but internationally as well. This platform has given me the ability to meet... more
The 27th Annual Home for the Holidays Walk & Tour Featuring a Holiday Market by our local Heidi Hewes WCA chapter is almost here!!
I have been doing the pen & ink renderings of the homes for years and here's a sneak... more
Just last week, a client asked me to explain the correct and incorrect use of awnings for Mediterranean Revival architecture for his Miami Beach home. I'm sure this will be an eye-opener for a lot of you, but the reality is... more
How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 48 Keystone Point homes for sale:
Highest priced listing: $2,150,000 for the corner lot home with 6 bedrooms / 4.5 bathrooms, 4,327 SF of living space... more
How is the Surfside Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 54 Surfside homes for sale
Highest priced listing: $6,295,000 for the contenmporary, bay-front home designed by Max Strang with 5 bedrooms / 6.5 bathrooms... more
How is the Miami Shores Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 95 homes for sale:
Highest priced listing is $2,449,000 for the waterfront home located at 1080 NE 105th St. This is 5/4.5 home with 75' of canal... more
2019 Belle Meade Real Estate Stats are in! My favorite time of the year for neighborhood stats is when I report the previous year's numbers because it really puts into perspective the changes and gives you a good forecast... more
There were some drastic changes in the Keystone Point Real Estate Market in 2019 which will be evident in the data we are providing below. There was a massive drop in average price per square foot (which includes both... more
Talk about a bumpy ride for Surfside but we are happy to report that the market seems to be back on track. It's common to see neighborhoods with fast appreciation to come to a complete halt and even regress a bit to past... more
Miami Shores real estate is looking great, compared to many other local markets. Resiliency to media doom due to location, architecture and community. Miami Shores is an amazing place to live and our real estate market... more
How is The Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 19 single-family homes for sale: (compared to 24 last month)
Highest priced listing is $7,850,000 $7,495,000 for the bay front, new construction home at... more
How is the Surfside Real Estate Market Doing?
There are currently 51 Surfside homes for sale: (compared to 47 last month)
Highest priced listing: $5,250,000 for the waterfront home at Biscaya Island, located at 1413... more