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Mauricio J. Barba’s Coral Gables Blog

Our Spirited Community During Covid-19

These times can be dark but there seems to be some light emerging through the sense of community spirit that is freely flowing in vibrant neighborhoods around the country. We are seeing places like Manhattan erupt into cheers at 7pm as people run to their balconies or windows to cheer... more

Just Launched: Mr. C Residences on the Coconut Grove Waterfront

Coconut Grove’s South Bayshore Drive has evolved into one of Florida’s top destinations for luxury living on the waterfront. The newest addition to the row of starchitect towers is sure to add even more appeal. The launch of Mr. C Residences Coconut Grove is now underway, managed by Ignazio & Maggio Cipriani... more

Another MJB Sale on Almeria Row - No. 645

Another MJB Sale on Almeria Row - No. 645  Just last week I marked my sale on the famed Almeria Row in Coral Gables. The beautifully designed No. 645 was snapped up by a great couple who will take full advantage of what this unique property has to offer. They’ll enjoy... more

Just Sold! 645 Almeria Avenue, Coral Gables, FL

Coral Gables’ Almeria Row is one of a few highly refined metropolitan builds that will remind you of stylish homes in both the North East and Europe. A collective set of 10 luxurious townhomes rivaling some of the most sought-after craftsman homes and having assembled a mantle of numerous architectural... more

Community Event Spotlight: The Beaux Arts Festival This Weekend

 Community Event Spotlight: The Beaux Arts Festival This Weekend   The Beaux Arts Festival of Arts is taking over Coral Gables this weekend. Join in this January 18th & 19th from 10am-5pm, admission is free. As an introduction, the Festival is over 60 years old and is one of the most popular shows... more

South Florida home sales rise in Q3 2019

South Florida home sales rise in Q3 2019.  The Miami-Dade sales performance numbers have been released for Q3 and the numbers are entirely positive. Sales of single-family homes and condos increased 4.6% year over year to 7,104. Single family home sales jumped 7.5% to 3,514 and condo sales grew by 1.9%... more

3615 Toledo Street, Coral Gables, FL

Bueno, Bonito, y Barato (translation: Good, Pretty and Cheap). These are the three pinnacles that make for a great buy. This listing at 3615 Toledo Street in Coral Gables possesses these three high points, especially since it is located in The Golden Triangle section of Coral Gables. This residence is... more

Oh, honey, how sweet it wasn’t!

Oh, honey, how sweet it wasn’t!   If my long career has taught me anything, it’s to always hope for the best but prepare for anything! Real estate transactions are highly complex with many steps along the way towards closing. I have learned to remain “heads-up” and ready with multiple solutions to... more

Coral Gables Magazine-Sneak Peek

Coral Gables Magazine-Sneak Peek I have been working around the Coral Gables community for decades logging hundreds of residential sales in condos and single family homes with access to the urban Downtown. In that time I have become a trusted resource for clients and media outlets looking to understand luxury urban... more

Pricing Your Home Correctly

Pricing to Sell - The MJB Strategy The art of selling a home is the art of pricing to sell. This expertise is simple but hard to find and I consider it amongst my strongest skills. An inflated listing price on a newly launched property can kill natural momentum in as... more

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  • Mauricio J. Barba, P.A. , Broker-Associate
  • Compass Real Estate
  • Direct 305.439.8311 Fax 305.667.1757
  • 2550 South Bayshore Drive, Suite 106 Miami, Florida 33133
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