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JUST SOLD: $7,500,000 | Top Realtor Nelson Gonzalez sells 2979 Flamingo Drive in Miami Beach - a mid-century modern stunner that was owned, and completely rebuilt and designed by renowned French designer/architect, Jean-Louis Deniot. This is the highest sale per square foot on this residential enclave in Miami Beach, and another record-breaking sale for Nelson Gonzalez of EWM Realty International.

Remodeled in 2016, the 5-bedroom 5-bathroom home features 4,129-SF of living area, 4,779-SF of adjusted area, and 5,881-SF of total area. Situated on a lushly landscaped 16,235-sf lot on Flamingo Drive, and offering 100 feet of waterfrontage, this luxury property is located minutes away from the beaches, many great restaurants, hotels, shops, and cultural and entertainment venues in South Beach and on Collins Avenue.

The two-year renovation process was orchestrated by renowned French architect and designer, Jean Louis Deniot. Every detail in this home was designed to reference original mid-century modern architecture. Custom terrazzo floors have been poured throughout the interior and the exterior to give the space a feel of endless fluidity and seamless indoor/outdoor connection. As you enter through the grand entry door you are welcomed into the living areas feauturing a sunken living room with soaring 14-foot vaulted ceilings as the centerpiece of the living space. In addition to the living area, the open concept floor plan features a fully equipped marble bar, dining area, glass-enclosed and lush interior garden with a fire feature, and sliding glass doors with a 15-foot opening allowing for the ultimate integration of the living areas with the pool deck.

Situated next to the dining area is a modern eat-in kitchen with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances, marble countertops, and breakfast area with a built-in sitting booth overlooking the pool areas. This stunning home is flawlessly finished with high-end finishes, including custom marble sinks in all bathrooms, Kallista, Dornbracht, and Waterworks fixtures, custom-made closets with fine metallic finishes and concealed LED lighting, high-gloss grey lacquer coated interior doors, Lutron and LED lighting, Sonos music system, security camera system, and much more.

The exterior is fully equipped with a TV projector, incredible 15-foot marble bar with a grill, large heated pool, new dock and seawall, and a waterfront lounge area offering beautiful water views. This spectacular luxury home is gated and comes with 2-carport spaces.

If you need help selling or buying, contact top producer Nelson Gonzalez at 305.674.4040.

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JUST SOLD: $7,250,000 | Apogee – 800 S Pointe Drive Unit 1702, Miami Beach | 3BR/4BA + DEN | 2 Large terraces with summer kitchen, 2.5 car garage, private elevator.

Top producing Miami Beach realtor Nelson Gonzalez brought the Seller and Buyer to close on this incredible waterfront residence in South Beach’s most exclusive condo building - Apogee South Beach | This is our THIRD CLOSED SALE at Apogee in the last 15 months combining over $36-Million in sales volume. In 2018, we sold Lower Penthouse 2104 at a record-breaking price for the building of $14,800,000 and Unit 1203 at $7,000,000. Click here to watch the video tour and take a peek at Apogee Unit 2104.

Apogee South Beach is located in the coveted South of Fifth neighborhood next to the beautiful South Pointe Park, the Miami Beach Marina, steps away to the sandy beaches, and some of the best dining spots in South Beach. Residents of this high-end condo enjoy panoramic ocean and city views, lavish amenities, strict security, and unprecedented service offering one-of-a-kind lifestyle experience.

Unit 1702 is a flow-through, South/North facing residence offering scenic views of the ocean, Fisher Island, the Miami skyline, and the South Beach. The unit has three large bedrooms – all offering stunning views, four full baths, and a DEN/office with closets. Open-concept floor plan with high ceilings, high-end finishes, wood floors, open chef’s kitchen, and spa-like bathrooms with glass walls are just a some of the features of this luxury home. The two 11-foot wide terraces featuring a summer kitchen are absolutely spectacular and the ideal place for enjoying the endless views. Private elevator, private entry foyer, and an air-conditioned 2.5-car garage complete the offerings of this high-end condo. Amenities at Apogee include: new pool area, gym, valet, security, beach services, and more.

Apogee South Beach represents the standard of Florida’s finest luxury and most exclusive luxury living.

If you need help buying a home in Miami Beach and the Miami area, contact top realtor Nelson Gonzalez today to learn how we can assist you with your needs. Call 305.674.4040 or email


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JUST LISTED: $14,500,000 | 500 W Dilido Drive, Miami Beach - Venetian Islands | BUILT 2019, 5,662-SF | 5BR/5+1BA | 10,500-SF Lot, 60-FT Waterfront | New Seawall & Dock

Ultra-high-end modern waterfront home on the Venetian Islands in Miami Beach facing west and offering incredible Miami Skyline and sunset views! Built in 2019, this stunning masterpiece features an open concept floor-plan with a living room with powered sliding glass doors, family room, glass-enclosed office/bar, dining area, and Boffi kitchen with double appliances. Finishes include: 6x12 custom-made entrance door with finger-touch security, exquisite Listone Giordano oak floors, Savant control system, 10-foot ceilings, Italian frameless doors, Boffi closets, Boffi accent walls, Boffi vanities and fixtures, and more. Upstairs, oversized master suite with an ultra-luxe bath, large terrace, custom walk-in closet, and a picture-perfect sunset view over the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay. Beautiful backyard equipped with a heated salt-water pool, a spa, Boffi summer kitchen, IPE deck, and a new dock/seawall. Amazing 620-sf roof top deck offers jaw-dropping skyline and bay views. Automatic gates with Savant automation security cameras, 2 electric-car charging stations, 2-car air-conditioned garage, exterior lighting, move-in ready!

The Venetian Islands are Miami Beach’s hottest luxury neighborhood for waterfront and non-waterfront homes. Ideally positioned between Miami Beach and Miami, the Venetian Islands are interconnected with the Venetian Causeway – which provides a quick and scenic drive to the best of Miami Beach and Miami , also ideal for bike rides, long walks, and running.


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JUST LISTED: $5,250,000 | 1610 S Treasure Drive, North Bay Village, Florida | Built 2019, 5,979-SF Living, 6 Bedrooms 6 Baths 1 Half Bath | 10,500-SF Lot, 60-FT Waterfront | MIAMI SKYLINE, BAY, AND MIAMI BEACH VIEWS | Built by On One Group | Listed for sale with top producer Nelson Gonzalez

Stunning new modern waterfront home offering unobstructed views of the wide bayfront, the Miami skyline, and Miami Beach! Dramatic contemporary design with double-height, floor-to-ceilings glass entrance and incredible views of the water will welcome you into the open-concept floor plan with wall-to-wall glass windows and 10-foot ceilings throughout. Finishes of this new construction home Include: Mia Cucina kitchen, SubZero and Wolf appliances, floating stairway with glass railings, Italian doors, several deep terraces, walk-in closets, and much more. Five bedrooms upstairs, including a bayfront master suite with a sitting area, a huge terrace, a built-in walk-in closet, and luxurious bathroom. The backyard of this luxury house if equipped with a heated pool with a spa, a huge covered patio with a summer kitchen, and new seawall and dock. The property is gated, has a 2-car garage, a large driveway, and is centrally located between Miami Beach and Miami. Built in 2019 by On One Group.

Call Exclusive Listing Agent Nelson Gonzalez at 305.674.4040


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JUST LISTED: $13,500,000 | 9540 W Broadview Drive, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida | Built 2019 | 8,884-SF Living SF | 10,334-SF Total SF | 6 Bedrooms 7+1 Baths | 13,125-SF Lot, 80-FT Waterfront | 2-Car Garage with a lift | Bayfront and Golf Course Views | Listing Agent Nelson Gonzalez 305.674.4040

Brand-new modern waterfront mansion offering serene views of the bay and the beautiful Indian Creek Golf Course! Inside this spectacular luxury property, and accentuated by the sparkling water views, is a dramatic contemporary design featuring expansive and open living areas enclosed by oversized glass walls, a beautiful interior garden with a sitting area surrounded by water features and lush species, an oversized formal dining, and a chef’s waterfront kitchen plus a full second kitchen sited behind the formal dining room. Situated on the second floor are a large upper living area with a full bathroom with a sauna and five large bedrooms with en-suite baths and built-in closets. Water views can be enjoyed from the upper living areas as well. This luxury home is finished with ultra-high-end finishes and materials including, wood and marble floors, marble bathrooms, Lutron lighting and auto shades, floating staircase, Sonos music system, and more. The outdoors is truly exceptional; equipped with an infinity-edge pool with a spa and full cabana with a summer kitchen – the pool areas of this bayfront masterpiece are ideal for entertaining and dolphins sighting. Deluxe master suite offers a built-in walk-in closet, an ultra-luxurious marble bath, a terrace, and endless sunsets over the bay! The home is gated and comes with a 2-car garage with a lift. Live in the exclusive Bay Harbor Islands, a luxury neighborhood located about 1 mile away to the world-famous Bal Harbours shops!

Created by the vision & dedication to perfection of Gamma Construction and Caterina Badiello Design Team.


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JUST LISTED AT $3,000,000 | MOSAIC CONDO - 3801 Collins Ave TH2, Miami Beach | 3-Story Townhouse | 3,961 Total SF including 2,777-SF Living Area + 899-SF Private Roof Top Deck + 266-SF Private Beach Patio + 2 Terraces | 2-Car Airconditioned Garage | Elevator | Private Entry

Make the beach your backyard and the Atlantic Ocean your pool! Rarely available! Modern 3-story oceanfront townhome at Mosaic condo in Miami Beach, offering the privacy of a house and the convenience of a luxury condo. You can enjoy magnificent direct ocean views from all rooms of this unique beachfront condo. On the ground level you will find a private beach patio, a full bathroom with a shower, and plenty of space for storage. On the second level is a large living room with a balcony, open European kitchen with a cooking island and Miele appliances, one guest bedroom, a powder room, and a laundry. The master suite is situted on the third level of this oceanfront home and comes with a private balcony, a huge walk-in closet, and large bathroom with double sinks and Jacuzzi.

This beachfront townhome is one of only four townhomes at Mosaic that have private entries, private elevators, attached 2-car garages, and private rooftop terraces with summer kitchens overlooking the beach and the ocean. Mosaic residents enjoy 5-star amenities including movie theater, beach service, swimming pool, fitness center, dog park, free Valet, and more.

If you have any questions or want to set up a private showing contact Nelson Gonzalez at 305.674.4040.


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JUST LISTED at $8,995,000 | 741 Buttonwood Lane, Miami, Florida | 7 Bedrooms 8.5 Bathrooms | 6,819-SF Home | 18,847-SF Lot | 121-FT Waterfront | Renovated in 2017

Incredible waterfront estate in Miami’s private and guard-gated community, Bay Point! Completely remodeled in 2017, this 7-bedroom 8.5-bathroom modernized waterfront estate is sitting on an expansive 18,847-sf lot with 121 feet of waterfrontage featuring a large high-end aluminum dock that can accommodate a 100-foot yacht. The house is colonial style on the outside, but modern on the inside with natural lighting beaming through the oversized impact glass windows. A formal entry foyer will lead you to a great room with dramatically high 26-foot ceilings and an elegant wet bar with calacatta marble counters. The home has a great floor plan with the living room/great room in the center of the home, a large family room, an ultra-high-end chef’s kitchen with a breakfast area, formal dining, one bedroom, and a staff room with utilities room on the first floor. Second floor has five bedrooms plus a large upper living room/office/DEN. The home is finished beautifully with high-end finishes, white oak floor throughout the second floor and calacatta marble floors throughout the first floor, high-ceilings, calacatta marble and white glass baths, large walk-in closets, several balconies, upgraded smart home audio, and more. The backyard is equipped with a 30-foot heated pool, a covered summer kitchen, a full cabana bathroom, and pool deck covered with white Turkish marble and solid IPE wood.

The property is gated and beautifully landscaped with 500 feet of Podocarpus. In addition, it has a large driveway and a 2-car garage.

Bay Point is one of Miami’s most exclusive luxury neighborhoods located on the bay side and minutes away to the Miami Design District, Midtown, Wynwood, and easy drive to Miami Beach and Downtown Miami. Wide boulevards lined with majestic palm trees and other lush landscape offer a distinctive appeal and a feeling of exclusivity.

For more information on this luxury real estate, contact listing agent Nelson Gonzalez at 305.674.4040 or email


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The Miami International Boat Show has finally arrived, and what better way to welcome this highly-anticipated and exciting event than showcase seven spectacular waterfront mansions that offer large docks suitable for yachts and enjoying the waterfront lifestyle in Miami. These exquisite properties offer lavish amenities, roof top decks, breathtaking views, over 100 feet of waterfront, and a prime location among many other features. Scroll below to explore Miami Beach’s finest luxury homes priced from $44.5M to $13.9M, plus one new modern home that is asking under $5M and offering Downtown Miami views, and one Art Deco masterpiece in the heart of South Beach and 0.5-mile to the beach asking $8.45M.

Property 1. Price: $42,000,000 | 6360 N BAY ROAD + 6342 N BAY ROAD | This is a rare opportunity to purchase 2 adjacent waterfront properties and enjoy 52,015-sf of land featuring 212 feet waterfront, and a brand-new mansion built in 2018. Click Here to learn more.

Property 2. Price: $32,000,000 | 6360 NORTH BAY ROAD is Miami Beach's newest mega-mansion, and the only home for sale featuring 13 bedrooms with a separate 4-bedroom 4-bath guesthouse. From the captivating Biscayne bay views, to the resort-style pool, the 3,000-SF roof top decks, and the phenomenal open-concept floor plan - everything is grand and magnificent. Click Here to learn more.

Property 3. Price: $22,500,000 | 6440 NORTH BAY ROAD is our newest listing on this prestigious street. This newly built mansion offers a unique combination of contemporary appeal surrounded with Tropical Zen landscaping, finished with high-end materials in natural tones, and designed with luxury in mind for the most sophisticated buyer!Click Here to learn more.

Property 4. Price: $23,900,000 | 38 INDIAN CREEK ISLAND DRIVE is the only mansion for sale located on Indian Creek Island - Miami's most exclusive Zip Code for waterfront estates which just recorded an off-market sale for $50M. 38 Indian Creek is an incredible and fully remodeled Mediterranean mansion siting on an expansive 53,000-sf lot with 118-feet of waterfront. Click Here to learn more.

Property 5. Price: $16,900,000 | 2318 NORTH BAY ROAD is the BEST DEAL in Miami Beach, and the only waterfront mansion for sale on LOWER North Bay Road and near the Sunset Harbour neighborhood. Secluded, private, and featuring contemporary interior spaces, lush courtyards, and an incredible pool deck with swaying palm trees.Click Here to learn more.

Property 6. Price: $14,500,000 | 500 W DILIDO DRIVE is a brand-new and ultra-high-end home located on the Venetian Islands of Miami Beach, offering west exposure and mesmerizing sunset and skyline views over the Miami skyline. Superbly finished with Boffi kitchen, closets, and fixtures, wood floors, smart technology, large roof top deck, and new dock and seawall that will accommodate your new boat. Click Here to learn more.

Property 7. Price: $13,900,000 | 1142 N VENETIAN DRIVE is an ultra-modern glass home built in 2014 and located on the Venetian Islands of Miami. Featuring 2 spectacular master suites, open concept living areas with sliding glass doors that completely open and create a seamless connection between the indoors and outdoors. This property offers one of the best roof top decks in Miami featuring a barbeque and 360-degree views of Biscayne Bay, the Miami Skyline, and Miami Beach. Click Here to learn more.

Poperty 8. Price: $5,250,000 | 1610 S TREASURE DRIVE is a brand-new modern home facing South and offering incredible wide bayfront and Miami skyilne views. Equipped with a new seawall and a large dock, this home is ideal for boaters. Click Here to learn more.

Property 9. Price: $8,450,000 | 2515 FLAMINGO DRIVE is an Art Deco masterpiece originally designed by famous architect Robert E. Collins, and located on quiet and residential Flamingo Drive in South Beach. This waterfront property offers 100 feet of waterfront and is 0.5-mile aways to the beach. Click Here to learn more.

For more information on this luxury real estate, contact exclusive listing agent and Miami top producer Nelson Gonzalez at 305.674.4040 or email


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Best Deal in the $2-Million Range For Boaters And Water-Sports Enthusiasts Who Want To Live On The Water | OUR FEATURED PROPERTY FOR THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 2019 | JUST REDUCED TO $2,195,0000 | Original Price: $2,450,000

1415 Sunset Harbour Drive, TH 107, Miami Beach, Florida | 2,420-SF, 3BR/3BA | 2-Car Garage

RARE FIND! Beautifully remodeled 2-story waterfront townhouse situated by the Sunset Harbour Yacht Club - ideal for boaters and water-sports enthusiasts (boat slips available for rent or sale).

This townhouse is located in the hottest neighborhood of South Beach - Sunset Harbour, and offers the best of South Beach's urban lifestyle! Within 0.5-mile of your private and guard-gate secured residence you will enjoy nearly 20 of the best restaurants, 10 different gyms/yoga/fitness studios, great coffee shops, 3 supermarkets (Publix, Fresh Market, and coming-soon Trader Joes), and least but not last world-famous Lincoln Road Mall.

The first floor of this unique residence features an open-concept floor plan with a large, custom-built high-end kitchen, bright living room and dining room, formal entry foyer, and a full bath. The second floor has 2 large bedrooms with sitting rooms, one easily convertible into a third bedroom. The master suite features soaring high ceilings, large sitting room, private terrace overlooking the water and the marina, and luxurious bath with steam shower and Jacuzzi. The townhome has a large, private patio by the marina, 2 terraces on the second floor, and a fully attached and finished 2-car garage.

The Sunset Harbour condo association has approved assessments for renovations that include complete remodel of the large private waterfront patio, among other exterior renovations.

CLICK HERE to request the full renovation plans by the condo association.

This townhouse community offers an Olympic size waterfront pool and access to the marina.

For more information on this luxury home contact listing agenet Nelson Gonzalez at 305.674.4040 or email


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A few days ago, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL published an article elaborating on the powerful impact of the 2017 Federal Tax Bill on the Miami’s luxury real estate market. I was honored to be one of their interviewees and share my thoughts on where these high-end buyers are coming from, based on my recent encounters and experience. Take a moment to read through the copy as you will find some interesting insight and reasons why you should, also, move to Miami Beach.

While Florida has always been a no-state-income-tax state, this 2017 change in the federal tax law capped the deduction for state and local income and property taxes at $10,000, and also capped the mortgage interest deduction to $750,000 - both applicable in all states throughout the country. This change did not affect the lower earners much, but it did impact high earners in high state-income-tax states tremendously. Below are the highlights of the article relevant to Florida's luxury real estate market, and my quote.

Named, “Out-Of-State Buyers Flock To Miami,” the article starts with stating that many public officials in high tax states are becoming concerned about high earners moving to low tax states as a result of this recent change in the federal tax law. The article mentions New York as one of the most impacted states, and continues, "One of the biggest winners from this shift has been Miami. The city is experiencing more activity than usual from buyers living in states like New York, New Jersey and Illinois. People are drawn to the city by mild weather - as always - and by deals on condos and lower taxes. They are stepping in after foreign buyers, who helped lift Miami's condo market out of a tailspin following the financial crisis, have pulled back."

Furthermore, they write, "Florida had the highest level of net domestic migration from July 2017 to July 2018, according to U.S. Census data released in December. New York was the largest overall population loser, followed by Illinois. Florida also has been steadily creating jobs in recent years, gaining 231,000 jobs in 2018, a 2.7% increase over the previous year, and bringing the unemployment rate down to 3.3% in December, according to the state."

The article then gives data about the median price for condos in Miami-Dade County, which according to our own company - EWM Realty International, the median price has increased to $235,000 in the fourth quarter of 2018, which comes to a 2% rise from the previous year. It continues with, "While high-end condo prices in Miami have flattened out or even declined a bit in recent months as foreign buyers have pulled back, the market is holding up much better than New York City's. Manhattan co-op and condo sales last year were down 12% from 2017 to their lowest level since 2009, a Wall Street Journal analysis found."

As the exclusive listing agent for 8 homes in Miami Beach priced over $10M, including 3 priced over $20M, on a daily basis I come across most of the luxury buyers looking to buy in Miami Beach. I shared my experience with the WSJ where they write, "Nelson Gonzalez, a senior vice president at EWM Realty International in Miami, said that in the past year most of the buyers for high-end listings that he encounters are from high-tax states in the U. S.-a big change from several years ago when he mostly saw foreigners. "Ninety percent of all the deals over $10 million were tax refugees," he said."

The article gives an example of an increase in positive net change of buyers in one of Miami's new high-end condo developments, stating, "At the Paramount, a 60-story tower in the Miami Worldcenter development, the number of U.S. buyers increased 24% in 2018 over the previous year, said Nitin Motwani, developer of the project."

The WSJ ends the article with data provided by, stating that all 10 counties with the biggest increase of online searches of Florida's properties over $1 million in 2018 have higher effective real estate tax rates than Florida's. Some of these counties include Nassau County, N.Y., and Morris County, N.J.

Click Here to read the entire article from the WSJ or continue reading this blog for the highlights relating to our luxury real estate market.

The single-family luxury real estate market in Miami is off to a great start in 2019 with 4 sold high-end homes, two of which we sold; 6010 N Bay Road in Miami Beach closed for $17,000,000 and 250 Harbour Drive in Key Biscayne closed for $10,100,000.

While inventory levels in the luxury segment in Miami Beach and Miami may still be on the high side, the WSJ article gives the perfect overview and why better times are on the horizon for our market.

If you need help selling or buying luxury real estate in Miami Beach, contact Nelson Gonzalez at 305.674.4040 or

This update was written by Julijana Rose, Realtor and Marketing Director at THE NELSON GONZALEZ TEAM. Reach Julijana at


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