Coral Gables

May 30, 2019

Featured Midcentury Modern Listing in Coral Gables

Typically built in the era between 1945 through to the 80s, classic midcentury modern homes are characterized by open floor plans and large glass windows. The idea behind the architectural style of the time was to create a feeling of simplicity with a seamless integration of design and aesthetics both throughout the home’s interior as well as to the outdoor living areas. Other key features of midcentury modern homes include flat roofs, sliding-glass doors, expansive windows, slight changes in elevations throughout the home, and an appreciation for looking “out.” In Coral Gables, this featured mid-century listing is not to be missed, especially for those interested in this classic architectural style: 5410 Alhambra Circle – Built in 1956, this 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom […]
May 28, 2019

What You Need to Know Before Buying a Home in Coral Gables

Coral Gables, also known as “The Gables” or “The City Beautiful,” is a coveted South Florida community, and for good reason. Its location just southwest of downtown Miami mixed with its plethora of fabulous dining, high-end shops and community events make it an ideal family-friendly suburb. Moreover, it maintains the historic charm of Old World elegance with stunning home architecture reminiscent of Old Spanish style, many of which were originally constructed in the 1920s.   Coral Gables maintains such strong appeal to buyers for these and many other reasons, but if you’re looking to buying a home in the Gables, it’s important to note a few things.   All home projects go before the Gables’ Board of Architects In order […]
May 22, 2019

The Perfect Home Within Walking Distance of Downtown Gables

They say that real estate is all about location, and they’re right. What gets tricky is deciding what is a good location – often, what is perfect for one family simply isn’t for another. But every once in a while, a home comes on the market that simply has a universally perfect location – and this is one of them. Located at 1317 Obispo Avenue in Coral Gables, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath main home (with a 1 bedroom/1 bath in-law’s cottage) is just 9 blocks west of downtown Gables on a quiet street. Large Gables Lot, Exquisite Gables Home The original home was built back in 1924, but it has been lovingly remodeled – so while it has the […]