Coral Gables, FL Real Estate News

By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Coral Gables Active Listings - 465 (very similar to last month) 193 are "luxury listings" (ie over $1,500,000) (very similar to last month)36 are short sales (very similar to last month)4 are foreclosures (more than last month) Median List Price - $1,199,000 (same as last month) Coral Gables Pending Sales - 94 (very similar to last month)17 are "luxury listings" (up from last month)26 are short sales (a few less than last month)18 are foreclosures (very similar to last month) Coral Gables Closed Sales - 31 (up slightly from last month)4 were "luxury listings" (fewer than last month)4 were short sales (very similar to last month)3 were foreclsoures (same as last month) Average List Price - $694,742 (less than last month) Average Sold Price - $618,981 (less than last month) List price to...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
If you drive along Old Cutler in Coral Gables, starting around the Cocoplum circle heading South, you see quite a few communities tucked away on either side of Old Cutler.  Did you ever wonder what each one was?  Here is a map which will help you make sense of those hidden enclaves.  You will also see just how far south Coral Gables winds it's way down the Bay, many do not know quite how far South the southern border of Coral Gables is! Here is the Map to help you visualize where they are:     View Coral Gables Luxury Communities in a larger map
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Coral Gables Active Listings - 468 (same as last month) 195 are "luxury listings" (ie over $1,500,000) (same as last month)34 are short sales (same as last month) 2 are foreclosures (fewer than last month) Median List Price - $1,199,000 (same as last month) Coral Gables Pending Sales - 95 (same as last month)11 are "luxury listings" (same as last month)30 are short sales (same as last month)19 are foreclosures (same as last month) Coral Gables Closed Sales - 25 (same as last month)6 were "luxury listings" (same as last month)3 were short sales (same as last month)3 were foreclsoures (same as last month) Average List Price - $1,005,000 Average Sold Price - $892,000 List price to Sold Price Ratio - 90% Higest Closed Listing - $2,550,000 Lowest Closed Listing - $215,000 (a short sale) Wha...
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By Philippe Diener
(Brown Harris Stevens)
Coral Way Condos Miami | Sale Rent Coral Way is one of the main thoroughfares between Coral Gables and the City of Miami. In 1929, a Roadside Beautification Program was started, and 1200 Banyan trees were planted along Coral Way. The original architecture in the Coral Way neighborhoods reflect the early 1920's and some of the oldest sections contain a mixture of Spanish Mission and bungalow homes, along with the art deco style from the 1930's and the modest post WWII dwellings. Today, many condominium projects are replacing the single story retail shops that have lined Coral Way for years. These condos are up to fifteen stories high giving a mid-rise feel to the vibrant, active neighborhood. Long an area for first-time single family home buyers with new families or a great place for dow...
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By South Florida Movers Miami Moving and Storage Company
(Sunrise Movers, LLC)
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By Daniel Hornek
(Barclay's Real Estate Group)
Coral Gables condos directory index - condominiums name and addressEnter website: Coral Gables condos Directory   Available unit for sale & rent, condos Floorplans, area map, condos information etc.. For more information about this condo directory enter: The Coral Gables Condos website      View Coral Gables Map in a larger map  100 Andalusia condo 100 Andalusia Avenue Coral Gables 1300 Ponce CONDO 1300 Ponce De Leon Blvd Coral Gables 55 MerricK Condo 55 Merrick Way Coral Gables Admiral Farragut 6815 EDGEWATER DR Coral Gables Antilla Place 45 ANTILLA AV Coral Gables The Aston CondO Miami 3000 CORAL WY Coral Gables Avignon in the Gables 2401 ANDERSON RD Coral Gables Biltmore Condo 600 BILTMORE WY Coral Gables Biltmore Village 711 BILTMORE WY Coral Gables Calabria Condo 223 CALABRIA AVE ...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Come home to your spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bath renovate historic home in Coral Gables and enjoy peace and tranquility just minutes from great dining, shopping and entertaining.  Merrick Park is just minutes away as is downtown Coral Gables.  Designer bathrooms add a spa-like relaxation in your new home.        Visit past Market Reports (scroll down once you click the link to see all) Customized Monthly Market Reports delivered right to your email!     Bookmark with me your favorite listings on FREE Customized Monthly Market Reports delivered right to your email! Free HOME VALUATION! Free MLS Search! Call Janie at 786-252-4970!! Want more news? Subscribe in a reader!
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By South Florida Movers Miami Moving and Storage Company
(Sunrise Movers, LLC)
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Coral Gables Active Listings - 472 (down from last month) 203 are "luxury listings" (ie over $1,500,000) (down from last month)35 are short sales (down from last month) 4 are foreclosures (less than last month) Median List Price - $1,250,000 (up from last month) Coral Gables Pending Sales - 99 (Up from last month)12 are "luxury listings" (up from last month)31 are short sales (up from last month)20 are foreclosures (up from last month) Coral Gables Closed Sales - 29 (up from last month)6 were "luxury listings" 3 were short sales (up from last month)2 were foreclsoures Average List Price - $1,338,000 Average Sold Price - $1,121,000 List price to Sold Price Ratio - 87% Higest Closed Listing - $5,500,000 Lowest Closed Listing - $630,000 What does this mean to you? If you have a listing in...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Looking for Green Cleaning options in Coral Gables? Try STEAM!  Topsteamer provides green and steam cleaning services for all of your cleaning needs.  They provide a whole host of cleaning services for Miami-Dade and Broward residents and use the power of steam and environmentally friendling cleaning solutions. That the us EPA(Environmental Protection Agency) recommends frequently cleaning your carpet to have a better indoor air quality. Here are some of the cleaning frequency guidelines: 2 persons non-smoking every 6-12 months 2 persons with smoking every 4 months with young children every 6 months with young children and pets 3-6 months. If you follow these guidelines you will have a healthier home for you and your family and a carpet looking its best.   Here are a list of green clean...
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By The Jills
(The Jills)
Tahiti Beach is a gorgeous and exclusive community of Coral Gables homes with amazing residential property and a perfect waterfront location. Tahiti Beach has a unique classification, while the community is located within Coral Gables it’s actually a sub-community of Cocoplum. Being that Tahiti Beach is a sub-community of around a dozen homes it makes sense that it’s not its own community. Tahiti Beach has many qualities someone looking luxury waterfront living would enjoy. Its location is just ten minutes from Downtown Miami and Miami Beach. Many consider Tahiti Beach to have the best homes in Cocoplum. Tahiti Beach homes are truly magnificent, with their classic Florida designs and massive amounts of acreage these homes embody the true nature of luxury living. The front yard of these ...
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By The Jills
(The Jills)
Residents enjoy the name Cocoplum for its fun-loving sound which accurately depicts its fun and exciting community. Cocoplum may just be another luxury Coral Gables community located right next to Gables Estates, Sunset Harbor and Tahiti Beach, but Cocoplum has a uniquely friendly atmosphere and incredibly high standard of luxury. Perhaps its Cocoplum’s secluded location or particularly nice homes but one thing is for sure, Cocoplum is one of the nicest places to live in South Florida. Homes in Cocoplum are slightly smaller than Gables Estates, but have an equal luxury appeal. Cocoplum has single entryway that is guarded 24-hours a day by security. Cocoplum’s luxurious Coral Gables waterfront location is a favorite for boaters and sea-lovers. Cocoplum is known for having boat dockage th...
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By The Jills
(The Jills)
When it comes to blissful Coral Gables communities, few stand up to the high standards of Gables Estates. Gables Estates sets the bar for luxury communities by their location alone. Located on a small piece of land that juts out into the blue waters of Biscayne Bay, Gables Estates has a single entryway to its luxurious community. Because the land they are located on is so thin, most if not all of the properties have waterfront locations. Plots of land in Gables Estates are noticeably bigger than most in the Gables providing at least several acres for each home. Gables Estates homes usually have large front and back yards with a pool, lawn and lush vegetation in the backyard and a long driveway, gate, lawn and lush vegetation in the front yard. Gables Estates homes at times follow the tr...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Cocoplum is, without question, one of Coral Gables' most exclusive real estate communities.  The Islands of Cocoplum is a gated community on on the waters of Biscayne Bay.  440 estate homes sprawl throughout 350 beautiful acres, all on 15,000 square foot or larger lots, most with direct access to the bay.  Residents enjoy a club house, pool, gym, 24-hour manned guard gate, full service yacht club and luxury living in this master planned community.  There are no bridges to bay, giving homeowners easy access to the waters of Biscayne Bay.  Cocoplum goes back to the Coral Gables beginnings in the 1920s.  There was originally a beach, called Cocoplum Beach (now Tahiti Beach, in the deep heart of Cocoplum) which is mentioned in numerous historical newspapers during the early years of Coral G...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
People always ask us if there are any foreclosures in Coral Gables.  Sellers want to know if their property values are protected and buyers want to know if there are deals to be had in one of Miami-Dade's most prestigious addresses.  Yes, but they come on the market infrequently and the competition is fierce. The stability of the Coral Gables has mostly protected it from foreclosures.  There have been short sales, but due to the desirable address, they normally do not make it all the way to foreclosure and are sold at the short sale stage.  Even those are not nearly as common as they are in the rest of Miami-Dade County.   Let's compare the numbers: Coral Gables Foreclosures vs Miami-Dade Foreclosure and see how they compare   Total Listed Single Family Homes Miami-Dade 10,218 Coral Gab...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Going green in Coral Gables can be easier than you think! Just looking around with eyes wide open, you will see lots of opportunities to green your day. Lets take a shor tour to see what we might find: Here are the Top 10 Ways to join the Galbes goes Green Movement 1. The trolley travels the North/South Ponce de Leon Boulevard Route runs along Ponce de Leon Boulevard from the Douglas Metrorail Station to Southwest Eighth Street. This service runs every 10 to 15 minutes from Monday-Thursday: 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. 2. Trade in your Clunker for a Smart fortwo for as low as $99/month. 3. Have a meal or have one catered by Green Gables Cafe, where they use fresh and the most organic ingredients. 4. Use OXXO dry cleaners, where they use Green Earth Cleaning products. ...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Coral Gables, FL is the home to 5 of the top 10 Wealthiest Hispanic Communities in the Country (and Miami-Dade has 21 of the top 25 in the Country!).  (Note; 9 of these are in Miami-Dade!  Key Biscayne, Pinecrest (2) and Miami Beach make up the additional 4) www.Higley1000.com is a website the covers integration in the country's most wealthy communities in the country.  Dr. Higley is the an Associate Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Montevallo and the author of "Privledge, Power and Place" Top 10 Hispanic/Latin Neighborhoods in the US (per US Census)   (ranked by percentage of households that are Hispanic in the neighborhood or suburb) 1: Cape Florida-Mashta Island - 51.8% (Higley #584) (Key Biscayne, Miami) Search Live Local Maps----Search Google Maps 2: Biltmore Golf ...
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By South Florida Movers Miami Moving and Storage Company
(Sunrise Movers, LLC)
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Papillon Real Estate and ReDevelopment LLCs offer full service real estate disposal and liquidation services for all of your real estate needs.  We are licensed and insured Real Estate Brokers and General Contractors and have team members we work closely with to offer you one-stop shopping when a relocation, consolidation or loss of a family member means selling a home and it's contents. We Offer - Clean up and trash out - Estate sale and liquidation of personal goods - Handy-man services to fix up and prepare for sale - Landscaping services to prepare for sale - Maintenance during listing time - Real Estate consultation and lisitng services You have likely have many things to deal with, working with one firm who can manage all of these services will take the burden off of you, allowin...
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By Janie Coffey, Uniting Extraordinary Homes w/ Extraordinary Lives
(First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty)
Coral Gables is known for it's amazing architecture, especially Mediterranean Revival, which was one of the prevelant styles implemented during the birth of Coral Gables in the 1920s.  The developer of Coral Gables, George E. Merrick, selected Walter C. De Garmo as one of the lead architects to design the public facade of the new City Beautiful.   De Garmo was a Coconut Grove resident, having moved to The Grove in 1903 after graduating from Cornell with a degree in architecture.  He helped design the face not only of Coral Gables, but many other historic neighborhoods in South Florida including Miami Beach, Coconut Grove, Star Island, Belle Isle, Miami Shores and even futher locales such as Key Largo and Ft.  Lauderdale. De Garmo's most prolific years were from 1906-1926, during the Mia...
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