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2008 

Coconut Grove is on the brink of a major facelift.  Pointe Group Advisors has started the ball rolling with their Grove Village project which will transform the old shuttered up buildings on Grand Avenue to a vibrant street complete with apartments, houses, shops, restaurants and a new grocery s...
09/19/2008
If  you have ever driven down Hardie Avenue in Coconut Grove you have passed this adorable house on the North Side of the street.   From the copper accents on the outside of the home to the gorgeous English garden, this house is a must see. Features: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths 1,174 Square Feet Living...
09/13/2008
This post is authored by our Guest Contributor, James Venney:  That house you want in Coconut Grove just got more affordable.  The Fed's action to take Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into conservatorship has had a positive effect on interest rates.  The implied government guarantee of the mortgage ba...
09/12/2008
For South Grove residents this little known bike path off of Loquat Avenue provides access to Coconut Grove's downtown district without having to travel on busy roads. Enter the brick path off of Loquat, and it will put you out on Franklin.  Head East, and you will end up right at the beginning o...
09/12/2008
I can’t remember where I’ve heard this phrase before, but when I saw this month’s Coconut Grove real estate statistics it came to mind. Last month marked the 6th consecutive month that the number of homes for sale in Coconut Grove have fallen.   This trend has major implications.  In February of ...
09/10/2008
I am very excited about the new LEED certified home that is going up at 3861 Kumquat Avenue.  My wife (who is very green conscious) would kill to live here.  Currently there are only 7 homes in the entire state that are LEED certified, none of which target the luxury high end market such as this ...
09/10/2008
This home is located in a little community off of Loquat Avenue.  From the outside of the village (a typical Grove jungle), you would never imagine such a beautiful, quaint cottage existed on the property.  Featuring Carrera marble counter tops, fine mill work and wainscoting, it is one of a kin...
09/08/2008
Trulia has a new application for the iPhone which allows you to instantly see homes for sale within a few block radius of where your exact location is. Imagine this….you are standing on the street corner in New York City, Austin or Coconut Grove. And you say to yourself….”I wonder what prices are...
09/05/2008
  History of Walter DeGarmo Walter DeGarmo was a prominent and influential South Florida architect.  He graduated from Cornell University with a BA in Architecture and moved to Coconut Grove in 1903 with his father.  Upon moving to South Florida, he designed numerous buildings and houses in the ...
09/02/2008
The Coconut Grove Condo information detailed in the below charts comes from the South East Florida MLS, between the dates of January 1, 2008 and August 31, 2008. When you compare these figures with last year's, it seems that the Grovenor House and the Ritz Carlton Residences have taken the bigges...
09/02/2008
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