Thursday, May 29, 2014

Top Five Doral Rentals Under $5,000

If you are heading to South Florida for an extended amount of time due to business, school or other commitments, Doral is a city close to Miami that offers luxurious homes at an affordable amount.  In fact, it is common to find large estate-style homes in Doral that have very reasonable rental rates attached to them.  Here are the top five Doral rentals under $5,000 (only one is under 3,000 square feet):

4570 NW 93rd Doral Court Circle, Doral Estates Villas, Monthly Rental Rate:  $5,000
As an established neighborhood, Doral Estates is at the upper echelon of Doral real estate.  This home is no exception.  With its unbelievable golf course and lake views, this is definitely an executive home that stands out from the pack.  It recently went through an entire remodel and has a luxuriously contemporary look to it with clean lines, tons of space and spectacular fixtures and finishes.  This four-bedroom, three-bath home is bright and open offering almost 2,600 square feet of space that feels larger.  Exquisite features include 24”x24” marble tiles throughout the home as well as high ceilings, custom-built closets, a newly updated contemporary, gorgeous kitchen and so much more.  This is the perfect place to land if you expect your home to be on par with the ultimate in luxury.  Inside and out, this home is just perfect.  As one of Doral’s most exclusive neighborhoods, Doral Estates rentals do not come available easily.  This home is one of two rentals currently available and is listed as an annual rental with the option of renewing.

10849 NW 73rd Street, Doral Isles St. Croix, Monthly Rental Rate:  $4,990
There is nothing quite like living in Doral Isles.  As another exclusive Doral neighborhood, it is like living at a five-star resort.  The community amenities are unlike anything you will ever see in most neighborhoods with the homes just as spectacular.  This home features new baths and a new kitchen with a truly contemporary feel, stainless steel appliances and everything else that makes it amazing.  With five bedrooms and four baths under almost 3,200 square feet, this home is a great place to live in Doral Isles.  The Doral Isles community amenities has top-notch amenities like a fabulous pool with water falls, a playground kids dream of having, community soccer fields, a huge clubhouse with gym, and 24-hour security patrol.  This is a neighborhood where rentals are scooped up as quickly as they are listed. 

6852 NW 113th Court, Doral Isles Mediterranea, Monthly Rental Rate:  $4,900
This is a gorgeous 3,700 square foot Mediterranean-style executive home in one of Doral Isles’ most prestigious communities – Mediterranea.  It features six bedrooms, three and a half baths in addition to a large gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances (double oven!), and tons of cabinet space.  On top of this, it has custom closets, marble and hardwood flooring, exquisite details and finishes and so much more.   Doral Isles has so much to offer in terms of amenities including the amazing pool, clubhouse, playground, landscaping and so much more. This home is available unfurnished on an annual basis which gives you the chance to give it your touch. 

11213 NW 71st Terrace, Doral Isles Venetia, Monthly Rental Rate:  $4,800
Doral Isles is a large community with a broad range of homes.  Another neighborhood with beautiful homes is Venetia.  This neighborhood plays host to, hands down, the best community pool in Doral as well as a great clubhouse with fitness center, green areas with playground, running trails, and more.  Oh, and the fact that is gated with 24-hour security is not bad either.  Inside the 3,500+ square foot home, there are five bedrooms and four and a half baths as well as a butler’s pantry and a huge kitchen fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and a kitchen island to make preparing meals that much easier. Rooms are large and spacious with lots of finishes to give this executive home more character.  Outside, enjoy a spacious patio with pavers along with beautiful landscaping.  This home is listed as an unfurnished, annual rental with renewal options.  

10773 NW 73rd Terrace, Doral Isles St. Croix, Monthly Rental Rate:  $4,600
Situated on at the end of the street in Doral Isles St. Croix, this amazing house has so much to offer.  To begin outside, it features a huge brick paver driveway that accommodates an extra vehicle or boat, or simply makes backing out of the three-car garage a breeze.  From there it features five bedrooms and three baths under about 3,200 square feet along with lots of open living area for a large family and beautiful finishes that give this home its unique character.  As for extras, there is an alarm system with security cameras, high-end washer and dryer in large laundry room, and a great backyard area that is ideal for entertaining.  Like the others, this one is listed unfurnished on an annual basis. 

Affordable Luxury
Doral rentals offer residents affordable luxury.  Think about it!  You can live in a home that is on par with what the type of home in which you are used to living.  It makes perfect sense to look in neighborhoods like these in Doral rather than closer to the Bay where the rates go up and the square footage goes down.  

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Top Five Doral Listings Under $500,000

When it comes to an area of South Florida that has a booming real estate market, Doral is the first city that comes to mind.  With several luxury neighborhoods and condominium communities under development and homes in well-sought after neighborhoods selling fairly fast, it is easy to see why Doral real estate is on the radar.  

Probably the biggest advantage is how affordable it is.  When you compare what you can buy in Doral versus what you can buy in neighborhoods in Miami, you can see how much more you can afford simply moving west a bit.  Here are the top five Doral listings under $500,000.  

11082 NW 86th Terrace, Islands at Doral Madeira, List Price:  $500,000
Located in the luxurious Islands at Doral, this townhome, situated in the Madeira section, is large and has so many upgraded fixtures and finishes to make it absolutely beautiful.  Probably its most attractive attribute is its guest bedroom located on the main floor.  The residence features only tile floors on the main level with fabulous glass porcelain upstairs.  The bedrooms are spacious with closets designed by California Closets. It is simply a wonderful townhouse.  There are currently eight homes for sale in Madeira with list prices ranging from the mid-$300s to the mid-$500s.  Six of the eight listings are 2,097 square feet in size (including this listing) and have four bedrooms and three baths.  As an investment property, townhomes at the Islands at Doral may be rented on short or long term leases.  Rental rates fall between $2,400 and about $3,500 per month. 

11308 NW 43rd Terrace, Balmoral Estates, List Price:  $499,999
This home is located in the gated community of Balmoral Estates and is definitely a home that must be seen.  It has tons of upgraded fixtures and finishes including crown molding throughout the home, a gourmet kitchen with all wood cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, and so much more.  Homes for sale in Balmoral Estates typically range between the mid-$400s to over $600K.  In the past six months only two homes have sold – very quickly we may add (within 14 days of listing).  Additionally, there are currently four homes for rent with monthly rental rates falling between about $2,400 for a smaller home to about $3,500 for a home similar in size to this listing. 

10888 NW 58th Terrace, Doral Isles Antilles, List Price:  $499,990
As the lowest priced home in the exclusive Doral Isles Antilles, this gorgeous three-bedroom, two-bath home has so many features that we do not know where to begin.  Probably the most noticeable is the fully renovated white kitchen with sleek granite counter tops and contemporary-styled cabinets.  Additionally, there are marble floors throughout the home that boasts a full two-car garage, accordion shutters and a fully fenced backyard.  Doral Isles is home to one of the best community pools and clubhouses in all of Doral not to mention its own park.  Single family homes in Doral Isles (entire community) typically start in the mid-$300s and climb to over $1.5 million with homes ranging between just under $500K and about $1 million in Doral Isles Antilles.  Over the past six months, four homes in Doral Isles Antilles have sold with the average number of days on the market sitting at about 90 days however, of the four homes, three sold in less than a month while the other took almost a year to sell.  As for rentals, while there are rental properties scattered throughout Doral Isles, Antilles is more for homeowners.  If one does come available for rent, it is scooped up very quickly.

10750 NW 66th Street, #108, Doral Isles Captiva, List Price:  $499,000
Here is another home in a Doral Isles neighborhood – Captiva.  This is Doral Isles condominium community with six separate condominium buildings in this tiny neighborhood.  Inside this residence are three bedrooms, two and a half baths with a beautiful panoramic view of the lake. This property is one of the larger ones with over 2,800 square feet under roof.  Plus it comes with all of the perks of living in Doral Isles including the soccer & basketball fields, huge swimming pools, sauna, gym, playground & miles of jogging paths. Living here is definitely a resort lifestyle! In terms of real estate, listings in Captiva range from the mid-$200s to about $500K.  Over the past six months, 10 residences have sold with the average DOM at about 140 days.  As for investment property, there are currently eight units for rent with monthly rates falling between $2,100 and $3,000.  These are much smaller units each encompassing up to 1,900 square feet.  Captiva allows annual leases with renewal options for longer periods of time.

7512 NW 107th Place, Reserve at Doral, List Price:  $499,000
When it comes to townhouse living, the prime unit in which to live is a corner unit where you only have one neighbor.  This is that townhouse.  It has four bedrooms and three and a half baths along with beautiful marble floors and more.  The open floor plan has over 2,300 square feet that includes a great gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles everyone loves.  Outside there is a fenced-in paved patio that looks out over the entire length of lake.  In addition to everything inside, this property comes with a two-park garage as well as two parking spaces.  The location of this unit is excellent as it is next to the club house, fitness center and pool.  There are currently 21 properties for sale at the Reserve at Doral with list prices ranging from the upper-$300s to almost $800K – price per square foot averaging about $208.  Over the last six months, only two townhouses sold with the average DOM at 97 days.  Currently there are 12 townhouses for rent with monthly rates from about $2,400 to $3,200 for annual leases.

Full of Affordable Options
It is amazing to see the amount of house you can buy in Doral for $500K when you compare it to other more expensive areas around our city.  Even with so many new neighborhoods and condominium communities in the works, Doral real estate is still full of affordable options in all of South Florida.  As the average DOM continues to decline (that is a good thing), the list constantly changes to show new properties coming on the market as well as those that have sold.

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