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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.



 Despite the global pandemic Key West continues to go about the daily business of doing business on the Island of Key West and the smaller islands in the Lower Keys which rely the merchants, vendors, manufacturers, trades people, and so on. In other words business did not shut down. I found the a...
Just Listed 918 Southard Street #105 which is located in the Southard Square Condominiums in the Heart of Old Town Key West. The listing Realtor describes this unit thus:"In the very heart of Old Town and convenient to everything Key West has to offer! Nestled amongst lush tropical foliage, adjoi...
Key West has changed so much since the first time I visited in 1984. I have lived here since 1993 and drive up and down the streets almost every day. I can go for months not seeing a particular area on the island, see that something has changed, and try to remember what was there before. Let's lo...
In his book The Streets of Key West: A History Through Street Names author J. Willis Burke informs us that "Over the other side of Solares Hill a couple of entries are self-explanatory. Galveston Lane is named for the Texas gulf coastal city that was served by the Mallory Steamship Company, and o...
 A fellow Realtor told me about a soon to be listing which I drove by last week. The light was bad so I decided to go back earlier this afternoon. I took some "before completed" photos to contrast with the finished house. I stepped back a few feet to get a distance shot when this guy photo bombs ...
Photo from Dale McDonald Collection December 1984 of fire at 1019 Duval Street.  The fire I am writing about is going on right now. Businesses are not burning nor are houses. The fire this time is the real estate market which got stifled after the world shut down in March in response to Covid 19....
 The Key West Citizen Newspaper just posted a special news alert that the 2020 Fantasy Fest Celebration, the Zombie Bike Ride, and the Key West Literary Seminar have been cancelled. This is a sad day for the citizens and businesses in Key West. So many people love to participate in these events. ...
The listing Realtor describes 1307 Elizabeth Street this way:"Once in a lifetime, does a historic Conch Home, in old town Key West, on a very quiet lane, with all the luxuries of a new build come on the market. Now is that time. This amazing, cute, and fully functional home is located just steps ...
I played "buyer" today and checked out the listing at 421 William Street in the Old Town area of Key West. Before we go inside, let's look at the way the house appeared in 1965 and compare basically the same view as it looks today.A couple things are obvious: wrap around balconies were added on t...
  This really happened. A Realtor friend of mine had a broker's open to showcase her new listing of a very expensive home in Key West. There are few homes that aren't, but this one was really expensive! The event was catered. Lots of agents showed up for free wine and tidbits. And to see the hous...

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