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I specialize in selling historic and architecturally significant homes not just because I like old homes.  I have a real passion for historic architecture that I have fed and fostered, including by getting an architectural... more

I often get asked what the right type of roof is for a Mediterranean Revival home and it actually makes me happy to know that people who buy historic homes are interested in the correct way to restore these treasures. The... more

To say that mid-century architects were more practical is an understatement.  Yes we've seen a sudden "Green Movement" taking over, and NO, I don't think this is bad, quite the contrary, its something everyone should be... more

When it comes to historic homes in Miami, you hear about Cuban Tile quite a bit. We are your Architecture Realtors and think it's our duty to keep you informed. There are two types of Cuban Tile: one is Cuban Tile Flooring... more

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

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

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

OLD historic article brought back from 2010 After reading a letter to the Editor in the Biscayne Times written by Peter Otto, I have to add my 2 cents.  Here's what Peter writes: Shorecrest, We Implore You:  Don't Get... more

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How is the Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 8 homes for sale in Belle Meade (compared to 9 last month): Highest priced listing $19.5 Million for the huge open bay property with 480' of water... more

How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 19 homes for sale (same as last month): Highest priced listing $7.35M for the open bay home at 13255 Biscayne Bay Drive with 102' of water frontage, 4... more

How is the Real Estate Surfside Market Doing? There are currently 10 Surfside homes for sale (compared to 14 last month): Highest priced listing:  $10,750,000 for the 6/6.5 new construction, modern home, at 1413 Biscaya Dr... more

How is the Miami Shores Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 25 homes for sale: (compared to 24 in September) Highest priced listing $8.5 Million for the 5/4.5 bay front home at 9999 NE 13th Avenue with 83' of open... more

How is the Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 9 homes for sale in Belle Meade (compared to 10 last month): Highest priced listing $19.5 Million for the huge open bay property with 480' of water... more

How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 19 homes for sale (compared to 18 last month): Highest priced listing $7.35M for the open bay home at 13255 Biscayne Bay Drive with 102' of water... more

How is the Real Estate Surfside Market Doing? There are currently 14 Surfside homes for sale (compared to 13 last month): Highest priced listing:  $10,750,000 for the 6/6.5 new construction, modern home, at 1413 Biscaya Dr... more

How is the Miami Shores Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 24 homes for sale: (compared to 28 in August) Highest priced listing $8.5 Million for the 5/4.5 bay front home at 9999 NE 13th Avenue with 83' of open... more

How is the Belle Meade Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 10 homes for sale in Belle Meade (compared to 8 last month): Highest priced listing $19.5 Million for the huge open bay property with 480' of water... more