Just Sold: 8400 SW 54th Avenue – An Updated Ponce Davis Beauty

8400 SW 54th Avenue Just Sold

JJ Snow Hansen just completed the sale of 8400 SW 54th Avenue - a beautiful walled and gated estate in prestigious Ponce Davis. The home has great architectural bones but was originally in need of some work to enhance the home. JJ's clients remodeled parts of the house when they first moved to highlight the homes distinct features without detracting... Continue Reading >

[2014] Miami Luxury Real Estate Year In Review

2014 Market Update Miami Luxury Real Estate Banner Lowell International Realty

The annual Miami luxury real estate overview prepared by Lowell International Realty is ready. Lowell agents have analyzed sales data for single family homes valued over $1 million and condos valued over $600k and compiled the report to highlight emerging trends countywide and in key local markets. 2014 was a banner year and the local real estate market is in... Continue Reading >

The New Miracle Mile – Coral Gables Streetscape Project

Miracle Mile Rendering Coral Gables

Change is coming to the streets of Coral Gables, specifically Miracle Mile. The City Beautiful has a multimillion-dollar project on the horizon that will change the look and feel of the Downtown and Miracle Mile area. The Streetscape Improvement Project will elevate Downtown Coral Gables by upgrading the features that make a city great – wider sidewalks, public art and open... Continue Reading >

Coconut Grove: Improvements Underway We Will All Enjoy

Nearby Republic Of Coconut Grove

"The Nearby Republic of Coconut Grove" has long been a topic of conversation in Miami; in fact, it’s the oldest continuously inhabited neighborhood in the Greater Miami area. Many say The Grove has the most storied history of all communities in South Florida. Lately, Coconut Grove has been talked about more than ever as the community is in the midst... Continue Reading >

The Miami Luxury Real Estate Recovery In One Chart

2014 miami luxury real estate sales volume

Lowell International Realty agents found some great news while looking over 2014 luxury home sales data. There's one metric that shows just how much the Miami luxury real estate market has recovered: Total sales volume for luxury homes. The 2014 total sales volume paints the luxury market in a great light (we define luxury homes as all single family properties... Continue Reading >

Attending The Park Grove Grand Debut

Park Grove Logo

Park Grove is one of two luxury highrise projects underway in Coconut Grove, the other being the Grove at Grand Bay towers. If you've driven down Bayshore Drive recently, you've probably seen construction at the Grove at Grand Bay site - the two twisting buildings you can see going up as you pass the Grove marina (more info on Grove at Grand... Continue Reading >

JUST LISTED: 8870 SW 57th Street – Charming Two-Story in Galloway & Miller Estates

8870 SW 57 Street Miami - Exterior

Suzanne Santos and Carrie Foote just listed this charming family home located in Galloway & Miller estates. 8870 SW 57th Avenue  is a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home in impeccable condition. The home exemplifies Florida living at its finest! The two story, split floor plan house has abundant natural light and tasteful designer touches. The first floor includes open... Continue Reading >

The Priciest Home In Miami: 3551 Main Highway Coconut Grove

3551 Main Highway Coconut Grove

The most expensive home in Dade county was listed yesterday in Coconut Grove by William Pierce of Coldwell Banker. Known as "La Brisa," the magnificent estate at 3551 Main Highway is a waterfront paradise that rests on 6.9 acres of prime land next to the Ransom Everglades School. The lot was originally platted in 1866 and was never subdivided. Inside you'll... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest People Mover: Free Shuttle Benefits Students, Residents

Pinecrest People Mover

Miami is not generally known for public transportation infrastructure but some local governments are taking matters into their own hands to help residents (and especially students) get around. Village of Pinecrest officials launched the Pinecrest People Mover in 2012 as viable transport option for residents and visitors. The people mover is a series of shuttle busses that run between Pinecrest schools, parks... Continue Reading >

JUST SOLD: 1036 Palermo Avenue. A Tropical Coral Gables Cottage

1036 Palermo Ave Coral Gables Exterior

Carrie Foote and Suzanne Santos completed the sale of 1036 Palermo Avenue in Coral Gables on September 30th. This tropical cottage was listed for $619,000 and sold for $608,000, 98% of the original list price. The home traded for $418.15 per square foot, which is the fifth highest price per square foot of any sold home recorded in North Coral Gables during... Continue Reading >