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Beautiful 4 bedroom 4 bath home situated on an over sized corner lot. Japanese rock garden and waterfall greet you as you enter this wonderful property which features vaulted ceilings, large rooms, and an open and spacious floor plan. Grand master suite with slate bathroom, home theater, formal dining, and kitchen with granite counter tops. … Continue reading 5700 Pinetree Drive – Miami Beach Prime Location

  You would never know it’s there unless you happen to know it’s there — one of those serene, hidden havens that somehow survive the implacable march of development in Miami. On a hard-to-find bend of the Little River, on the edge of Little Haiti and smack-dab in the middle of the city, the Magic … Continue reading For sale: Magical oasis of art and nature on Miami’s Little River, pig not included

Facts & Trends: Condos in Miami-Dade

Jul 08, 2013 by Esther Percal

There are currently 500 condos listed for more than $2 million, of which 137 of these 500 are currently listed for more than $5 million. These graphs below show that there were 135 Miami-Dade condos priced in excess of $5M for sale in the MLS on May 31, 2013.  As of June 30, 2013, there were 137 units for sale. 40 … Continue reading Facts & Trends: Condos in Miami-Dade

An 11-bedroom estate known as Castello del Sol has been sold for a record-breaking $30 million, making it the most expensive home ever bought on La Gorce Island in Miami Beach, according to EWM Realty International and Coldwell Banker, the brokerages handling the deal. The mansion, at 42 La Gorce Circle, is tied for the … Continue reading Article from The Real Deal : Mansion on Miami Beach’s La Gorce Island sets record with $30M sale

La Gorce Island   72 La Gorce Circle This 1958 home boasts 7,963 sq. ft., situated on a generous 33,900 sq. ft. of land and 175 feet of waterfront. It was originally listed for sale in November 2009- asking $6,900,000. The property finally sold two years and five months later in April 2012 for $5,750,000. … Continue reading Miami Beach Real Estate – La Gorce Island – Two La Gorce Island “under the radar” Waterfront properties sell in May 2013

Las casas modernas estan de moda en Miami Beach! Un ejemplo- “Island House” – “Casa Isla” presentado por Esther Percal en la communidad famosa de Sunset Island:     El perfil de Miami ha ido cambiando constantemente a medida que sus edificios se multiplican hasta el infinito. En el panorama arquitectónico de la ciudad, a … Continue reading Esther featured in El Nuevo Herald- Espacios Dinamicos y Transparentes

As the ultra luxury market continues to boom, price tags are doing the same. Demand for elite homes and condos is exceeding available supply. Many buyers, most of which are international, are willing to pay a premium for trophy homes. A great article appeared in the NY Times just days ago…   NY Times Article … Continue reading Miami and New York Real Estate- The Pricing Craze

Casa Babette – 56 South Hibiscus Dr

May 16, 2013 by Esther Percal

Casa Babette a Mediterranean charmer full of romance and convenience. The romance begins upon entering the private courtyard of this two story home elaborately landscaped with an old world center fountain.   Vaulted ceilings, keystone fireplace, original tile and hardwood floors throughout, but updated to perfection. Luxury abounds in this resort style setting with 3 bedrooms/3.5 baths in the … Continue reading Casa Babette – 56 South Hibiscus Dr

Look out, Canada – Brazilians take Miami

May 16, 2013 by Esther Percal

Brazilians have overtaken Canadians as the top overseas visitors and property buyers in Miami as the city shrugs off the after-effects of the 2008 real estate crash, América Economía reported. “There is a love affair between Brazilians and Miami, which has helped the economy in both places,” Rolando Aedo, executive vice-president of the Greater Miami … Continue reading Look out, Canada – Brazilians take Miami

JUST SOLD – 7.2 million – 1410 W 25 St

Mar 18, 2013 by Esther Percal

Perfect proportions, breath taking light and a great layout are just a few of the captivating features found throughout this comfortable two-story Mediterranean style, updated waterfront home.  The first floor consists of a formal living room and family room, dining room, a media room which can double as a bedroom suite, an open Island kitchen … Continue reading JUST SOLD – 7.2 million – 1410 W 25 St