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Just Rented by Paul Krebes…11725 SW 98 Avenue

said January 17th, 2013 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

ShowcaseMiami blog by Realtor Jason Smith

  Paul Krebes ShowcaseMiami Realty 305-726-3446 cell   11725 SW 98 Avenue, Miami, FL 33176 List Price...$2,950/month Rented for $3,100/month     Paul Krebes Commentary... It has been said that some houses 'sell themselves,' and although there is a grain of truth there, it is the relationships between people that sell, and lease, houses. Recently we had the opportunity to bring the owners of a 4 bed, 3 bath home of over 4300 square feet face to face with a family interested in leasing the property.  The rapport developed between the parties led...Continue Reading!

Just Rented in Paramount Bay for $3300/month by Juan F. Garcia of ShowcaseMiami Realty

said January 16th, 2013 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

ShowcaseMiami blog by Realtor Jason Smith

 Juan F. Garcia ShowcaseMiami Realty 305-898-0918 cell     Paramount Bay Condo #2909 Rented for $3,300/month   Paramount Bay #2909 Unit Description... 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath waterfront condo facing Biscayne Bay and the Miami Beach skyline.  Watch the cruise ships on Government Cut from your breeze-caressed private balcony.  Super modern unit on high floor in sparkling new (2010) building.  Stainless open-plan kitchen, 2 pools, valet, security and huge adjacent private storage room. Only minutes from Miami International Airport, Design District and Miami Beach.   Paramount Bay #2909 Specifications... 2 Bedrooms/ 2 Bathrooms 1,128 square feet Built in 2010       Jason's Commentary... Paramount Bay has received an...Continue Reading!

19 Reasons to Make an Offer today (Yacht Harbour #13 G/H in Coconut Grove)…

said January 14th, 2013 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

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Outstanding Value!! Offered at $699,000 ($199/sq foot) 3,512 sq feet of interior space (plus balconies) 2901 S. Bayshore Drive #13 G/H (2 combined units) Coconut Grove, FL 33133 19 Reasons to Make an Offer today for Yacht Harbour #13 G/H...   1)  Yacht Harbour #13 G/H was designed by renowned designer Robert Altman 2)  Absolute Best Location within Coconut Grove...It is an easy 2 block stroll to Cocowalk Restaurants, movie theaters, Peacock Park on the Bay & Dinner Key Marina. 3)  At $199/sq foot, it is one third the price of a new construction condo that...Continue Reading!

5 Insights on Miami foreclosure from the Lender’s Perspective…

said January 8th, 2013 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

Phone call last week with a lender foreclosing on a Miami condo... Last week I had a follow-up conversation with a small independent banker in Colorado whose bank is going through the foreclosure process with a condo in Miami.  We will be listing the property for sale with ShowcaseMiami Realty as a Miami foreclosure/REO/Bank owned property when his bank regains possession of this Miami condo. It was an interesting conversation because so often, as Miami Short Sale Specialists, ShowcaseMiami Realty represents the interests of Sellers who are at risk of foreclosure...Continue Reading!

3 Reasons to contact ShowcaseMiami when selling or buying real estate outside of Florida…

said January 7th, 2013 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

ShowcaseMiami blog by Realtor Jason Smith

1)  We have a vast network of agents that we work with around the country. 2)  We know what questions to ask a potential agent when vetting the right agent for your out of state referral. 3) Follow-up and added accountability...we communicate with the out of state agent until the deal is closed. Recent Napa example...   Our customers purchased a penthouse condo in Coconut Grove and were seeking a 2nd home in the Napa, CA area.  We contacted 4 potential agents in Napa (Saint Helena) and after...Continue Reading!

Santa hitches a ride with Coral Gables Fire Department!

said December 25th, 2012 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

ShowcaseMiami blog by Realtor Jason Smith

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from ShowcaseMiami Realty!     Coral Gables Santa photo above... Three days ago, I was walking my dog in the neighborhood.  I could hear loud music coming from one of the neighbor's homes a few blocks over. 8am seemed a strange time to have a holiday party. A moment later the firetruck (see photo above) came around the corner blaring "Jingle Bell Rock". Perched on top was Coral Gables Santa Claus tossing candy canes to the residents and their children. Nice...Continue Reading!

Magnificent Coconut Grove Home in the Sky (2 units combined in Yacht Harbour)

said December 18th, 2012 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

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 Offered at $775,000 ($220/sq foot) 3,512 sq feet of interior space (plus balconies) 2901 S. Bayshore Drive #13 G/H Coconut Grove, FL 33133        This home in the sky was redesigned by renowned interior designer, Robert Altman. Features:   3,512 sq/ft (2 units combined) Corner unit (13G+H) Views of Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove Only 2 Blocks from Coconut Grove's restaurants, movies, boutiques and parks Impeccable service from building staff Huge heated pool (one of the largest pools in Coconut Grove) 2 lighted tennis courts  Gym Sauna Covered garage Complimentary valet service 24hr concierge/ security Walk-in closets Accordion Hurricane Shutters throughout Over 60 linear feet of...Continue Reading!

Just Listed…Charming Miami Home in Shenandoah with unfinished detached cottage!

said December 17th, 2012 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

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 This Miami home creates an emotional response in those who enter.  Tour buses regularly pass by to view this  Shenandoah gem with unfinished detached cottage.  We invite you to experience it for yourself. Call Jason Smith for a private viewing 786-762-3080   Property Description: Magical Shenandoah coral rock house in Miami is dripping with charm and beautifully upgraded.  Home features rich wood floors, high ceilings, magnificent upgraded granite & stainless kitchen with HIGH ceilings.  Wood and marble floors.  Gas range in kitchen.  Newly re-ducted a/c system.  Owner has just created a...Continue Reading!

Coral Gables Waterway Homes (Standup Paddle Board Perspective)

said December 11th, 2012 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

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As a Miami Real Estate Agent, I find that there is no better way to appreciate Coral Gables' waterfront homes than by stand up paddle board.   Sunday's Coral Gables paddleboard adventure from Cocoplum to the Biltmore Hotel... On Sunday, I had the pleasure of standup paddling from Cocoplum to the Biltmore Hotel via the Coral Gables Waterway.  It is a scenic 6-mile journey roundtrip.  I finally had to turn around at the Biltmore Golf Course when I realized I was 200 feet from one of the golf holes.  It felt...Continue Reading!

Just Sold near Dadeland/Baptist Hospital…8265 SW 95 Street, Miami, 33156

said December 3rd, 2012 Leave A Comment Jason Smith

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 Just Sold by Paul Krebes of ShowcaseMiami Realty Sold for $425,000 Buyer's Agent Paul Krebes 305-726-3446 Listing Agent Jason Smith 786-326-8115     Property Address: 8265 SW 95 St Miami, FL 33156 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Garage: 2 Cars Living Area:  1,753 sq feet Lot Size:  17,484 sq feet MLS Property Description: Immaculate Galloway area home near Baptist Hospital. This home has it all! Quiet street, Million dollar new construction homes next door, Impact Windows PLUS accordion shutters for maximum protection, corner lot for privacy, private pool surrounded by lush palm trees. Newer A/C &...Continue Reading!