High Pines

November 21, 2013

Why You Should Determine Your Insurance Rates During the Inspection Period!

I have seen some jubilant Buyers turn ashen-white when they learn what their insurance premiums are going to be.  In many of those instances the “insurance […]
November 11, 2013

Join Me At Living Alfresco’s Grand Opening Party This Thursday!

Betsy Fantis has moved her enchanting outdoor showroom to the former Gardner’s Market space in the heart of South Miami & High Pines.  The ever talented […]
October 30, 2013

Just Listed by Val Byrne in Ponce-Davis Area! 7830 SW 48th Court

This elegant and understated home in Ponce/Davis Estates is ideal for the Buyer who wants a more affordable, low maintenance residence in a multi-million dollar neighborhood.  […]
August 9, 2013

Why “Selling” Miami Is So Easy

I gave a 5-hour “community tour” last week to a physician who is considering a position in Miami. ‘Community tour’ is a relative term with me […]
August 5, 2013

South Miami Neighbors Oppose ‘McMansions’

I saw the article, South Miami Neighbors Oppose ‘McMansions’,  in the Miami Herald over the weekend, and as I predicted in my June 25th “The Return of McMansions” […]
July 10, 2013

To Be Or Not To Be…In South Miami Or High Pines?

There is a mad influx of Buyers wanting to purchase homes east of US1 and north of Kendall Drive in the South Miami and High Pines neighborhoods. […]
July 8, 2013

Why Aren’t Their Any Homes For Sale in South Miami?

I have lived in South Miami over 20 years and sold nearly 100 properties during that time, and I’ve never seen so few properties for sale. […]
June 25, 2013

The Return of McMansions

  The NYTimes had an interesting article last week called “The Return of McMansions”.   It reminded me of the “McMansion Wars” that occurred in South Miami in boom […]
May 28, 2013

Are Your Patio And Pool Ready For Summer?

It is unofficially summer! School’s out, HEAT’S up (pun intended!), and don’t those outdoor patios in Frontgate, Grandinroad, Pottery Barn, & Restoration Hardware look divine? I […]