Pinecrest Luxury Market Shows Strength In Q1


The luxury real estate market in Pinecrest has come a long way since this time last year. It's market pace continues to grow and we here at Lowell International Realty are encouraged by the activity and strength of this market. In the first quarter of 2014, five homes sold for a price tag of over $3 million compared to the... Continue Reading >

Before and After: Upgrades at 8400 SW 54th Avenue

8400 SW 54th Ave Before and After

A few weeks ago we shared JJ's latest listing in Ponce Davis, the large gated estate at 8400 SW 54th Avenue. Her clients originally bought the home for its charm and abundant interior space. The home has great "bones" and period specific architectural style. Despite it's charm, the owners saw huge potential and set out to make strategic upgrades to liven the atmosphere... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Officials and Residents Open Dialogue on Building ‘McMansions’

Pinecrest Gardens

Last week the Pinecrest City Council set in motion a preliminary discussion with local contractors and residents about  limits on the size of homes that can be built on Pinecrest lots. These potential new rules are meant to deter the building of 'McMansions' in the village. Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner is leading the discussion as she feels that the village... Continue Reading >

Just Listed: A Tri-Level Townhome in Coconut Grove – 3056 Bird Avenue

3056 Bird Avenue Coconut Grove FL 33133 - Exterior

On the east side of US1, Bird Road becomes Bird Avenue - one of the main arteries through north Coconut Grove. Monica Marty has just listed a unique 2 bed 2 bath, tri-level town home at the corner of Bird and Allamanda Street (the entrance is conveniently located on Allamanda rather than right on Bird Ave). 3056 Bird Avenue is... Continue Reading >

Brickell City Centre Renderings Released

Brickell City Centre Complex

Brickell City Centre has been under construction for months now. Developer Swire Properties' ambitious goal is to create a "true urban center" to anchor Brickell: a mixed use residential and retail space with a modern take on high density sustainable urban design. The one thing that the neighborhood has lacked until now is a true urban center.  So enters Brickell City... Continue Reading >

JUST LISTED: An Expansive Gated and Walled Estate in Ponce Davis – 8400 SW 54th Ave

8400 SW 54th Avenue Miami FL 33134

JJ Snow Hansen has just listed a beautiful estate in Ponce Davis at 8400 SW 54th Ave. The 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath home spans 6,250 adjusted square feet and has many surprises inside from the sheer amount of interior space to the chefs kitchen. JJ describes the home as "Elegant and expansive gated Ponce Davis estate on a large corner lot.... Continue Reading >

What is a CMA and Why Does It Matter?


Lowell International Realty agents analyze past sales trends in South Florida luxury real estate markets to keep abreast of the latest changes and opportunities for our clients. Knowing what homes are selling and in what communities is powerful information for a real estate agent to have. Lowell International Realty agents get the chance to share insight from the information they... Continue Reading >

Congratulations to the Lowell Team: 5 Closings In a Matter Of Days


Between February 28th and March 3rd Lowell agents closed on 5 properties with a combined total value just shy of $4.75 million dollars and rented a unit at 55 Merrick way. It's been a great week for Lowell International Realty agents and their clients. Congratulations to our agents and the new homeowners! If you are considering buying or selling a home... Continue Reading >

Just Listed: 8401 Schoolhouse Road – A Designer Owned Ponce Davis Estate

8401 Schoolhouse Rd Ponce Davis Pool

Designers make great homeowners because they eventually get around to upgrading almost every corner of a home, as is the case with Blair Sonville's newest listing. 8401 Schoolhouse Road (SW 52nd Ave) is a gated estate in Ponce Davis. Its a 1950's mid century modern home that has been dramatically transformed. Blair described the home as: "A rare gated home that... Continue Reading >

Modern or Traditional: Which Home Would You Pick?


If you're in the market for a South Florida luxury home, which of the following homes would you choose? Both homes cost around $1.5 million, but thats where the similarities end. Take a look: 3655 Bayhomes Drive is a completely remodeled home with a long list of quality upgrades that include the latest in technology. The house is on a great... Continue Reading >