There's nothing we appreciate more than our loyal readers. Once in a while, we'll get a great email that lights up our day and wanted to share one we received this week.
After reading our article on using the right windows... more
You've been driving in the MiMO District seeing this ginormous Coppertone Girl Sign for months years and have no clue what it's about - happy to say that there is history behind it and it is not at all about the little girl'... 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
Why Architecture Realtors?
The answer is easy - because it's our niche! With a degree in architecture we have vast knowledge and experience about historic and architecturally significant properties. We are architecture... 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
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
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
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
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