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Despite Seemingly Insurmountable Odds … This Coconut Grove Home Closed!

We closed last Friday … despite the odds.

Okay folks, I can now say that it was SO worth the effort (and the roller coaster ride).  Just look at these faces.


It’s no secret that there is (in fact) a secret:  Having the right team of professionals on your side can make all the difference …  whether you are buying or the selling.   In this case,  the buyer’s  team went above and beyond,  to ensure that this closed …    These buyers got the house that so many others wanted, and tried for.


Warmest congratulations on closing 3609 Solana Rd in Coconut Grove, and getting your dream home, Robby and  Tracy.  You have a beautiful, beautiful home.  It was worth the wait and the sleepless nights, and we are truly delighted for you!

Loved working with everyone on your “dream team” …  the buyer’s (exceptional!) Realtors (Laura Mullaney and Jane Gomez-Mena) – colleagues of ours at EWM Realty International …  and the buyer’s (superb) real estate attorney – otherwise known as “the doctor on call all the time” (Greg Herskowitz).    Thank you, to each of you, for working so tirelessly, navigating the murky waters, and making this work.   Congratulations to everyone, from the Restivo Hechtman Team!

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Stage a Home … Make it Sell Faster & For Top Dollar

Whether imagining an empty space furnished (as opposed to stark & bare) comes easily to you (or not),  staging creates an atmosphere and makes a home all the more appealing to a buyer.


Staging can be virtual or physical.

The goal is simple and it works:  paint a picture, create an atmosphere, & invite the buyer want to live there.

Looking to sell your house or condo for the best terms possible?  We can do that for you!  Call  …  Vicki Restivo & Alexandra Hechtman …305 793-1365 or 305 632-0164 [email protected]    EWM REALTY INTERNATIONAL


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Opportunity to Live in Deering Bay

Amid the turquoise waters & powdery white sand of South Florida lies a hidden secret … & the privilege of living in Deering Bay. Spectacular sunrise & sunset views… ocean, bay, marina, grounds. UNIQUE DOUBLE UNIT. Direct water views. Impact glass. Picture windows. 9 ft ceilings. 2 huge balconies .4 bdrms+ 4 ensuite baths+powder room. Den/Family/Living/Dining & Bfst Nook. Private Elevator.4 parking.2 storage. 24 hr Security Gate.Uncompromising Amenities: Tennis.Golf,.Fine Dining.Private Pool, Gym, Guest Suite in Siena. Optional sports/social memberships. 3 marinas. Waterfront promenade, Rarely Available:4 bedrooms in Siena. Invest in the serenity of Deering Bay. Miami’s Best Kept Secret.

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Recently Sold in Miami Beach


The Restivo Hechtman Team recently Sold 400 Alton Rd #1405 in the Murano Grande on Miami Beach. The unit sold for $900,000.00 at $642.86 per square foot.

It’s a beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bath unit with 18×36 blue limestone floors, alpine snow quartz vanity tops, marble kitchen counters and Majorca limestone floors and walls in the Master Bath, as well as ocean and city views.

The Murano boasts concierge service, tennis court, pool, gym, sauna and 1 eleveator per every 2 units. It’s high rise living with all the luxuries and amenities you could ask for.

Congratulations to our wonderful Sellers and Welcome Home to the happy Buyer!


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Staging a Home Paints a Picture & Invites Buyers to Fall in Love

The difference between a staged versus an empty house, can make the difference between a buyer (or his/or her Realtor!) scrolling right past your listing, or visiting the property, and potentially buying it.


Not everyone has vision.  Many of us don’t.   And even those who are pros at “seeing the potential” are more drawn to/ and attracted to  property listings which are beautifully appointed/ staged and beautifully photographed.


Staging can make the difference between a buyer visiting a property … or not. Staging makes emotional impact …  It tells a story.  And it is the stories and the emotional component that will sell a home.

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Brokers Open in Deering Bay – Today from 1-3 PM

Join us for lunch and check out this beautiful 4 bed / 4.5 bath double unit in Siena at Deering Bay. Located at 13611 Deering Bay Dr. #602/03, this condo features 2 balconies and stunning views from every room. Views of the Marina, the Bay, the grounds and the City Skyline will welcome you home. 9 ft ceilings and private elevator entrance. Deering Bay offers Signature Golf Course, Tennis, Swimming Pools, 3 Marinas and fine dining.

Offered at $1,999,000. Contact the Restivo Hechtman Team for more information or to schedule a private showing at your convenience. We hope to see you there.

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Deering Bay Progressive OPEN HOUSE TODAY | SUNDAY JUNE 24 | 12-2pm

Have you been curious about Deering Bay in Coral Gables?
You are invited to explore the realm of possibilities this Spectacular Resort Community Offers  CONDOS/ VILLAS/ESTATE HOMES OPEN TODAY.
OPEN: 12pm-2pm 
Mention this flyer at the Guard Gate for Access
or phone 305-793-1365
13611 DEERING BAY DRIVE # 602/603
Bay/ Marina & Golf Views
$1,999,000| A10489216
4 Bed| 4.5 Bath| 4,564 sf
Alexandra Hechman – 305.632.0164 / EWM
Vicki Restivo – 305.793.1365 | EWM
$1,299,000| A10394390
3 Bed| 3.5 Bath| 2,757 sf | Golf &Marina view
Adriana de Castro – 305.790.5561 | ONE Sotheby’s
$2,499,000| A10212858
6 Bed| 6.5 Bath| 6,236 sf
Nancy Sanabria – 305.785.4491 | EWM
$3,500,000| A10460713
4 Bed| 4.5 Bath| 5,914 sf
Jill Balli – 305.924.4113 | EWM
$2,599,000| A10413249
5 Bed| 7.5 Bath| 5,470 sf
Rosa Irlanda – 305.772.4002 | Douglas Elliman
$2,600,000| New Home

5 Bed| 4.5 Bath| 10,442 sf lot

$2,800,000| A10484962
5 Bed| 5.5 Bath| 5,360 sf
Claudia Fernandez – 305.733.1769 | ONE Sotheby’s
Beatriz Cajade – 305.392.7535 | Miami Partners

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First Time Open House in Deering Bay

Open House in Siena at Deering Bay

13611 Deering Bay Drive # 602/603

      12-2 PM

Spectacular sunrise & sunset views…ocean, bay, marina, grounds. UNIQUE DOUBLE UNIT with direct water views. Impact glass, picture windows. 9 ft ceilings. 2 huge balconies. 4 bedrooms and 4 ensuite baths plus a powder room.Plus – den, living, dining and family rooms and also a breakfast nook. Private elevator. 4 parking spaces plus 2 storage units.

24 hour security gate. Uncompromising amenities: Tennis, Golf, Fine Dining, Private Pool, Gym, Guest suite in Siena. Optional sports/social memberships. 3 marinas. Waterfront promenade.

Offered at $1,999,000

Presented by:

Vicki Restivo 305-793-1365

Alexandra Hechtman 305-632-0164

EWM Realty International

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Recently Sold in Deering Bay

The Restivo Hechtman Team recently sold 13611 Deering Bay Drive #204 for near asking price, at $1,050,000 – at $361 a square foot.

This beautiful 3 bedroom 3 bath unit boasts a wrap around terrace with views of the water and treetops. The gated community of Deering Bay offers 24 hour security, clay tennis courts and clubhouse, an Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course, a restaurant, marinas, and swimming pools. It’s a wonderful place to relax and unwind.

It was a pleasure working with our Sellers and a warm welcome home to the first time home buyer!


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New Listing in Gated Flamingo Gardens – Palmetto Bay

New on the market is a gorgeous home in the Gated Community of Flamingo Gardens. The 4 bedroom (plus office) / 4 bath home is located in Palmetto Bay was built in 2003 and features new impact windows and doors, a gas heated salt water pool and spa, a 5 hole putting green and a built in outdoor grill.

Indoor features include volume ceilings, marble floors and a chef’s kitchen.  The property boasts a light filled interior with views of the luxurious tropical landscaping … your own private retreat!

Offered at $859,000, this home is a must see.

Join us on Sunday for an OPEN HOUSE from 2-5 PM, or call to schedule a private showing.

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