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 [...]

The Jill Penman Group expands and welcomes Estate Agent Francisco Bird

Group Lead, Jill Penman continues to focus on the power of teams in Real Estate today. The Jill Penman Group is pleased to announce the Francisco Bird. He joins an established team of real estate professionals including estate agents, Ana Gonzalez, Shanut Anaut, Kristy Martinez, marketing specialist, Vanessa Guzman and Jill’s hand-picked and specialized marketing and support partners. The group welcomes Francisco as they continue to expand their depth of skills and networks. "Francisco is always striving to be a better agent for his clients. [...]

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 condos and retail are influencing the waterfront's revival. As I noted in the last post, The Coconut Grove Waterfront and Spoil Islands Master Plan called for an estimated 170 million [...]

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 approved in 2008. Dubbed the "Coconut Grove Waterfront and Spoil Islands Master Plan" it was a comprehensive plan on on how to best improve the waterfront strategically and with vision [...]

New Townhouse JPG Listings in Coconut Grove

I continue to be the go-to sales force in Center Coconut Grove in 2016.  I’m excited to announce my newest listings at 2928 SW 30 Court and 3036 Allamanda Street.  30th Court is a one of a kind new contemporary townhome that shows like a multi-million dollar home and you don't have to wait for it to be completed as it is all completed and ready to move right-in!!!  This modern masterpiece offers the highest quality finishes with a spacious floor plan.  The cutting edge, gated tri-level residence is nestled behind lush landscaping [...]

JPG Update: JUST SOLD In Grovenor House

I started the week off with a sale in the Grovenor House.  Grovenor House is one of my favorite condo buildings in Coconut Grove and known for having some of the largest residences in the area and the building draws attention from buyers interested in sprawling floor plans as well as fantastic views of Miami Beach and Biscayne Bay. Luxury buyers who prioritize convenience will find on-premises offerings. Amenities include a stellar fitness center with massage rooms, tennis courts, playground/kid’s room for children, even meditation gardens, [...]

JPG Update: JUST SOLD In South Coconut Grove

I started the week off with a sale in South Coconut Grove. 3979 Frantz Road closed at $418/SF for this 1926 Old Spanish estate in the sought after Coconut Grove community. This was a complicated sale as the property was contingent upon the sale of the buyer's home which was not on the market nor under contract so we worked through this piece. Because I understand the market so intimately I knew their home would sell quickly providing much reassurance to my seller to accept such a contingency which was an essential key [...]

The Jill Penman Group expands with the addition of TWO South Florida Natives!

Group Lead, Jill Penman continues to focus on the power of teams in Real Estate today. The Jill Penman Group is pleased to announce the addition of Shanut Anaut and Kristy Martinez. They join an established team of real estate professionals including experienced agent, Ana Gonzalez, marketing specialist, Vanessa Guzman and Jill’s hand-picked and specialized marketing and support partners. The group welcomes local Miamians Shanut and Kristy as they continue to expand their reach into niche Miami Neighborhoods. Born in Coconut Grove and raised in [...]

DUTCH SOUTH AFRICAN VILLAGE-PURCHASE A VINTAGE COMPOUND!

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 [...]

La Brisa Estate in Coconut Grove Sold!

Well the “La Brisa” estate has finally been sold and closed to Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove!  I pass by this gated estate multiple times a day as I live just 2 blocks away.  The seller purchased the property for $11,500,000 8 years ago and now just closed yesterday for a whopping $34,600,000. I wrote all about the estate back in 2013 if you want to learn about the specifics about the property: http://www.jillpenman.com/3551-main-highway-la-brisa/ Congratulations to the 2nd listing agent on the job! Timing [...]