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Key West has been my home since 1993 and my only regret is that it took me so long to get here. I am a full time Realtor at Preferred Properties Key West. Let me help you find your new home or business in Paradise. Living in Paradise is not a slogan, it's a way of life. The information on this site is for discussion purposes only. Under no circumstances does this information constitute a recommendation to buy or sell securities, assets, real estate, or otherwise. Information has not been verified, is not guaranteed, and is subject to change.



I think a lot of people think selling real estate is easy. A Realtor simply sticks a sign in the ground, puts pictures in the MLS, and buyers show up to buy a house.  A Realtor then sends the contract to the title company and a big fat check is wired to the agent. That would be great. But that is...
This particular week is one of the busiest weeks of the year in Key West. Thousands of families, college kids, and single adults are here seeking fun during Easter Week. The are moving about en-mass up and down Duval Street and nearly every other street in town. Getting anywhere by car is a chore...
Today's blog entry is for you disbelievers and prophets of doom and gloom who believe the asking prices will go down and not up. I will concede that the asking price on a lot of our housing stock has been priced too high and that a lot of homes have not sold because common sense tells us a partic...
The asking price on 713 Eaton Street in Old Town Key West was just reduced to $1,300,000. This truly is an historic home based not only on its historic construction also on its renovation by the iconic designer Angelo Donghia who personally resided here at the beginning of the Key West cultural a...
 Six months have passed since Hurricane Irma whipped through the Lower Florida Keys. I live in Key West where most of the damage here was done to our huge old trees and with little damage or no damage to most of our homes. Some of the people I know that live outside of Key West did not fare as we...
At first glance you might think the photos above show two separate homes which have been renovated in first class style. Well, the style statement is correct, and yes, they were renovated, but today the two houses that once backed against up to each other are now one single family residence. 1015...
I made my first trip to Key West as a visitor thirty-four years ago this month. I have written in my blog about that life changing trip several times over the years and won't bore readers to tell that tale again.  I fell deeply in love with Key West and decided to make this my hope. It took a few...
Just Listed 412 Grinnell Street in Key West. I fell in love with this house the first time I stepped inside nearly two decades ago. I believe this was the first eyebrow house I got to see from the inside. The house was deliciously enchanting. That owner (Richard Sheldon) had renovated the  origin...
Just listed 715 Fleming Street in Key West which is located opposite the Monroe County Library. When the listing agent asked me to take some photos of the house, I gladly agreed. I immediately went to my old shoebox and found the black and white photo below taken in 1965. That photo shows the hou...
The 600 block of Fleming Street in Key West during the 1920sFront Street in the Truman Annex, Key West in the 2010sThe two photos above show how much Key West has changed in the past 100 years and how much things remain the same. Last week I wrote a blog about the big house at 923 Fleming Street ...

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