Do You Have Real (Estate) Questions? Ask A Realtor

In my latest social outreach program, I set out to answer all of your pressing real estate related questions. Launched today on my social channels and my website, Ask a Realtor aims to bring local expertise to any  questions you might want answered by a professional with over 14 years in the industry. Is now a good time to sell? What home improvements will really increase the value of my home? When is the best time of year to list my home? Is it a [...]


Spring has finally sprung and summer is only a few weeks away!  It is the perfect time to buy a property in Coral Gables and Coconut Grove, two beautiful communities on the rise.  In my opinion, the Gables and the Grove are the true heart of Miami and I doubt you’ll find many people who disagree.  We have some truly spectacular listings available in these neighborhoods that are not to be missed. 537 Sevilla Avenue is brand new construction within walking distance to all the action [...]


Located in the heart of Coral Gables within walking distance to the Village of Coconut Grove as well as a quick drive or bike ride to South Miami this amazing compound is for sale.  With 5 individual folio numbers there are 5 different owners and 5 unique properties within the confines of the Dutch South African Village.  4 of which fall within the same island bordering San Vicente, Maya & LeJeune. I currently have 6705 San Vicente Street which is beautifully furnished with brilliant antiques and maintains the original [...]

JPG Active Listing Snapshot – End of May 2016

I’m excited to share the exclusive JPG portfolio of active listings as we come to the end of May. As you peruse luxury property choices on my website, it’s safe to say that you’ll have an excellent range of options as you search for your new home ahead of the school year. The 18 properties represent everything from significant historical homes to brand new construction from star architects. You’ll find condos, townhouses, and private single family homes that are priced right and ideally located based on [...]

New JPG Listing and 2 Unique Coral Gables Communities

Coral Gables real estate attracts luxury buyers with rich inventories of historic properties boasting perfectly landscaped streets. I’ve venture to say that this diversity within the market is what makes it especially beautiful. Today I’d like to focus on two historic and architecturally significant sub-communities that are hot in the current market cycle. The Dutch South African Village is the first. Designed by the renowned Marion Sims Wyeth, these homes are located at 6612, 6700, 6704, 6710 LeJeune Road and 6705 San Vicente Street - [...]

March 2016 Sales Update – The Jill Penman Group

We’re heading into a new month so I’m eager to catch you up on JPG sales successes to date in 2016. Check out some recent closed and pending sales in 2016!  The first was a South Miami gem at 6475 SW 83rd St. Updated in 2004, this one-story residence with split floor plan appealed to families and businesses.  The large property has a separate guest cottage with bathroom and room for a pool. The benefit of a move in ready or new construction plot was [...]

Coral Gables Waterfront Market Snapshot – March 2016

The Coral Gables Waterfront property category is a more tailored universe of listings. Waterfront properties are inherently limited compared to inland options. In the past 6 months, there have been 17 transactions compared to 34 in the previous 6. This is a 50% slowdown in activity. However, in the last 6 months the average sold price was 7% higher. The average $ per sq. ft. growing by 1%. Exact figures show that in the last 6 months the average sold price was $4,341,324 and the [...]

Coral Gables Market Snapshot – March 2016

The Coral Gables Non-Waterfront property category is massive and the activity snapshot in the past 6 month reflects that.  There have been 203 transactions and the average sold price was $1,102,485 with an average price per square ft at $391. The previous 6 months before that, we saw 279 transactions with an average sold price of $1,019,750 and average price per square ft at $381. The momentum is consistent and the average price per square foot is on the rise. See all the data for [...]

Luxury Coral Gables Real Estate Market: A Snapshot of Listings in the $1-2 Million Range

Are you starting to consider a move within the Coral Gables area? I can help you take on the existing inventory of luxury homes within the $1-2 Million range. I’ve rounded up my 12 top 2016 picks (HERE) for options that would suit any type of buyer looking to secure an elegant home in the historically significant community. I’ll describe some highlights below. At the higher end of the range, the 1925 Mediterranean home with guest quarters at 6925 Camarin Street is offered at $1,850,000. [...]

JPG Community Spotlight: Gables by the Sea

Gables by the Sea is a gated waterfront community located in historic Coral Gables and very near to Pinecrest. Residents enjoy direct access to the bay with no bridges as well as a family-friendly atmosphere offering a lifestyle that includes signature South Florida pursuits like water sports, fishing, and boating. Top ranked preparatory schools are also in very close proximity to the waterfront sanctuary. The beautiful homes protected by a 24 hour guarded house are situated on small weaving canals and feature private boat docks [...]