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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

To say that mid-century architects were more practical is an understatement.  Yes we've seen a sudden "Green Movement" taking over, and NO, I don't think this is bad, quite the contrary, its something everyone should be... more

When it comes to historic homes in Miami, you hear about Cuban Tile quite a bit. We are your Architecture Realtors and think it's our duty to keep you informed. There are two types of Cuban Tile: one is Cuban Tile Flooring... more

When buying real estate in Miami, especially in the older neighborhoods like Miami Shores, Coral Gables, Miami's Upper East Side, or Miami Beach, you will have to make a decision on style.  I know the first question you get... more

As your HISTORIC + ARCHITECTURE REALTORS, we like to curate properties to let you know what architecturally significant homes and condos are currently on the market for sale.  If you are a fan of L. Murray Dixon, there are 3... more

We are reviving an old article about historic windows since we have received so many questions about windows this week. I wrote this back in October 2007 - remember to look in the category section of the blog under "historic... more

If you have visited a Miami Beach historic house with me you know how I light up.  The architect in me wants to jump out and point out every single historic detail, no matter how minute.  I can't begin to tell you how many... more

A lot of you will be reading this thinking its a bit boring (at least Rick thinks so), but I wanted to address this because a lot of our Miami Beach Real Estate customers are constantly asking us about certain elements  of... more

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How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 60 Keystone Point homes for sale:  Highest priced listing: $5,450,000 for the home located at 12600 Biscayne Bay Dr Lowest priced listing: $469,040 for... more

How is the Surfside Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 57 Surfside homes for sale: Highest priced listing:  $10,000,000 - 1332 Biscaya Dr - house on 14,903 SF lot with 100' of wide bay, water frontage. Lowest... more

How is the Miami Shores Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 122 homes for sale:   Highest priced listing is $5,590,000 $5,400,000 for the bay front home located at 9901 NE 13 Ave with 93' of open bay frontage, 14,... more

It's time to share 2018 stats for Belle Meade to understand how the real estate market stands against the rest of Miami. Several smaller neighborhoods have had little movement in the past 6-8 months but their markets have... more

2018 proved to be challenging for several neighborhoods around Miami, including Keystone Point.  Remember we provide these market reports on a monthly basis to help you stay informed about the value of your home and... more

Another year over and it's time to report what happened in Surfside's Real Estate market in 2018.  Year after year, Surfside has fought media gloom and reported extraordinary stats that blew neighboring communities out of... more

Another year under our belt and Miami Shores continues to defeat the odds.  When you have a village like Miami Shores, that historically has never seen a down side, it's easy to make real estate decisions.  Year after year,... more

How is The Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 25 single-family homes for sale (compared to 22 last month) Highest priced listing is $8,450,000 $7,950,000 for the modern, open bay, new construction at ... more

How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 59 Keystone Point homes for sale: (compared to 58 in October) Highest priced listing: $5,450,000 for the home located at 12600 Biscayne Bay Dr Lowest... more