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When buying real estate in Miami, especially in the older neighborhoods like Miami Shores, Coral Gables, Miami's Upper East Side, or Miami Beach, you will have to make a decision on style.  I know the first question you get... more

You know I love old homes and have a passion for historic preservation. Cuban Tile is one of the popular flooring materials of the known "Spanish Mediterranean Revival" homes found in Miami - not to be confused with Historic... more

Just last week, a client asked me to explain the correct and incorrect use of awnings for Mediterranean Revival architecture for his Miami Beach home.  I'm sure this will be an eye-opener for a lot of you, but the reality is... more

As an architect, I love historic homes and the historic real estate market is one of my favorites. For those of you coming from other places in the US and even Europe or South America, historic homes in Miami will refer to... more

A lot of you will be reading this thinking its a bit boring (at least Rick thinks so), but I wanted to address this because a lot of our Miami Beach Real Estate customers are constantly asking us about certain elements  of... more

If you have visited a Miami Beach historic house with me you know how I light up.  The architect in me wants to jump out and point out every single historic detail, no matter how minute.  I can't begin to tell you how many... more

There's nothing we appreciate more than our loyal readers.  Once in a while, we'll get a great email that lights up our day and wanted to share one we received this week. After reading our article on using the right windows... more

You've been driving in the MiMO District seeing this ginormous Coppertone Girl Sign for months years and have no clue what it's about - happy to say that there is history behind it and it is not at all about the little girl'... more

We are reviving an old article about historic windows since we have received so many questions about windows this week. I wrote this back in October 2007 - remember to look in the category section of the blog under "historic... more

Why Architecture Realtors? The answer is easy - because it's our niche! With a degree in architecture we have vast knowledge and experience about historic and architecturally significant properties. We are architecture... more

We all know Miami is a young city, a baby compared to many other United States cities.  But when you think of Miami's birth, Coral Gables always comes to mind and the man behind Coral Gables, George Merrick.   In the 1920's... more

I get asked what the right type of awning is for historic homes all the time.  I am the Miami Architectural REALTOR after all, so ask away!  Anything to do with architecturally significant real estate or historic homes in... more

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How is The Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 17 single-family homes for sale: (compared to 20 in August) Highest priced listing is $3,595,000 for the 4/4.5 new, waterfront construction at 885 NE 76... more

How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 27 Keystone Point homes for sale: (compared to 30 last month) Highest priced listing: $2,800,000 for modern 4/5 home at 2350 Magnolia Dr., with 75' of... more

How is the Surfside Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 41 Surfside homes for sale (compared to 37 last month): Highest priced listing:  $6,550,000 for the 7 bedroom / 8.5 bathroom new construction waterfront... more

How is the Miami Shores Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 56 homes for sale: (compared to 57 last month) Highest priced listing $5,950,000 for the bay front home at 9301 N Bayshore Dr with 5 bedrooms / 4.5... more

How is The Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 20 single-family homes for sale: (compared to 22 in July) Highest priced listing is $7,850,000 $7,495,000 for the bay front, new construction home at 7311... more

How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 30 Keystone Point homes for sale: (compared to 32 last month) Highest priced listing: $2,800,000 for modern 4/5 home at 2350 Magnolia Dr., with 75' of... more

How is the Surfside Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 37 Surfside homes for sale (same as last month): Highest priced listing:  $6,550,000 for the 7 bedroom / 8.5 bathroom new construction waterfront home at... more

How is the Miami Shores Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 57 homes for sale: (same as last month) Highest priced listing $4,299,000 for the dry-lot, one-of-a-kind estate at 620 NE 101 St.  This is 7 bedroom / 7... more

How is The Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 22 single-family homes for sale: (compared to 18 in June) Highest priced listing is $7,850,000 $7,495,000 for the bay front, new construction home at 7311... more