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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.

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2019 

A few days ago I was showing properties to prospective buyers. The custom in Key West is for the listing agent to be present the property and explain the features. Many of our homes are historic or unique. The photo above is not the house. The gent was sitting on the front porch. The listing agen...
01/31/2019
 The Island City House is an assemblage of old Key West buildings that were joined to create a hotel that later became a prospective condominium complex. I dug out the old shoe box and found some old photos which show 411 William Street, 808 Eaton Street, and the more recently built three story b...
01/28/2019
 We had a rainy morning last Sunday and then just before noon sunshine and puffy white clouds broke out making a wonderful afternoon. I hope that is the case today.The "rock" in the driveway is plastic. It's plastic and weighs about 4 or 5 pounds. It's easily movable but stays where its at to rem...
01/27/2019
 We had a rainy morning last Sunday and then just before noon sunshine and puffy white clouds broke out making a wonderful afternoon. I hope that is the case today.The "rock" in the driveway is plastic. It's plastic and weighs about 4 or 5 pounds. It's easily movable but stays where its at to rem...
01/27/2019
 Some lessons in life are learned the hard way. Some are learned the easy way. Before Google maps, guys like me would drive by intuition. I would head a direction assuming my destination would appear.  Eventually I would stop at a gas station or someplace and ask someone how to get to where I int...
01/26/2019
 If you have been searching for your Key West dream home for too long, drop by the two Open Houses I am hosting today between 12:00 to 2:00 PM in Old Town. Conveniently located one block apart.  409 Grinnell Street is an lovingly restored four bedroom Grand Conch House which was awarded a Ceramic...
01/20/2019
The Gideon Lowe House located at 409 William Street in Key West was built circa 1866 or during the Civil War.  While Florida had seceded from the Union and joined the Confederacy, Key West remained under Union control as the island was command central for controlling access to the Gulf of Mexico ...
01/18/2019
 The thing that makes Key West different from every place else in America is that it is not like everyplace else - not the people, not the climate, not the rat race, and certainly not the houses. Some current local business people may want to change that.  We know who they are; where they live; a...
01/16/2019
If you are among the idled government workers, contractors, or just the idle rich, you may be stuck in some snowbound abode or at least in some gray forsaken city where it's cold and gray. Today as I write this blog it is a sunny 74 degrees in Key West and Saddlebunch Key where I just viewed 97 B...
01/15/2019
A nice middle aged couple from Georgia walked into my office last week and said they loved Key West and asked to discuss housing prices here. I asked if they were familiar with prices in the slightest and they said no. I explained our houses are very expensive. The gent said he would prefer to bu...
01/14/2019
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