Real Estate Business – A Family Affair

Real Estate is one of those professions that knows no boundaries. In some ways you are always working, cell phone always on the ready to move a deal along or show a property (so you better make sure you charge it multiple times a day!).  While this can sometimes may intrude into family life, sometimes [...]

2017-09-14T22:23:47+00:00 July 1st, 2017|

INVESTOR PRICED: NORTH COCONUT GROVE CAPS SOUTH

My listing at 2515 SW 17 Avenue in North Coconut Grove is now priced for any investor to purchase with confidence.  This meticulous 3 bedroom may be rented as each side is self contained consisting of a 1/1 and then a 2/1 on the other side.  Large yard with plenty of room for entertaining makes [...]

2017-09-14T23:21:30+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|

GlassHaus -New 23 unit Condo Building!

Curbed announced the details of a new building going up in Center Coconut Grove close to 27th Avenue right in Center Coconut Grove named the GlassHaus.  The sales center is set to open this June on site at 3161 Center Street. This boutique building will compete with townhouses and the price range is between $595,000-$1.2m [...]

2017-09-14T23:23:24+00:00 May 26th, 2017|

Coconut Grove Waterfront Update – Part 2

This is the second post in my three part series on the revival of the Coconut Grove waterfront. I started with a general update on the initial waterfront plan and the parks and public spaces in Part 1.  Today I will update you on some of the devlopments happening in  the private sector and how [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:37+00:00 February 4th, 2017|

Coconut Grove Waterfront Update – Part 1

Sometimes change goes unnoticed or we read news only of plans and don't see enough action for years. Such was the case with the Coconut Grove waterfront plan. The RFP initially was drafted in 2014, and released in 2005 for a master plan for the Grove waterfront. This led to the final plan presented and [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:37+00:00 January 18th, 2017|

REALTOR = MATCHMAKER

It is certainly rewarding when you find the most perfect property for your client especially when it is not on the market for them to find themselves. As a specialist in Miami we find out about off market opportunities all the time.  I like to consider myself more of a matchmaker than a salesperson.  You can't force [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:41+00:00 October 12th, 2016|

1ST TIME HOME BUYING

I have a closing this week and recently met this couple at another listing of mine which they were out-bidden for then in turn asked for assistance in helping them with the purchase for their 1st home.  From the start, I knew they would benefit from my services.  Working with first time homebuyers always reminds me of when [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:41+00:00 October 11th, 2016|

Jill Penman Featured in Architectural Digest’s “5 Outdoor Features That Will Add Value to Your Home”

When Architectural Digest wanted to know what home improvement investments are driving strong resale value, they turned to JPG's own Jill Penman.  Jill is well respected in her real estate knowledge especially when it comes to tuning your home up to turn a profit. Her best advice, "If you are going to invest in your [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:42+00:00 July 26th, 2016|

Maybe it isn’t all doom & gloom?

While Miami Agents see less activity from foreign homebuyers it is not all doom and gloom!  We sure are feeling a slowdown in Miami property sales yet last month, Miami-Dade County’s property appraiser released an estimate that said 2016 was already a record year for property values in the county! Miami-Dade’s total taxable real estate surged [...]

2017-03-14T19:35:42+00:00 July 19th, 2016|

BROKER’S OPEN HAPPY HOUR TONIGHT! @ 3060 Blaine Street

"The details are not the details. They make the design." The quote from famed American designer Charles Eames could not be more apropos for my luxury listing at 3060 Blaine Street in Coconut Grove. Come by this professionally designed & styled townhome tonight and take a walk through the meticulously upgraded Coconut Grove Townhome. WHAT [...]

2017-03-14T19:36:31+00:00 July 31st, 2014|