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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 am going to show you three photos of the same house taken 55 years apart with the most recent at the top of this page. The house is located at 1019 Elgin Lane, Key West, Florida. I took this photo of Elgin Lane in 2015 when the space was a bank owned property in need of renovation. Then it was ...
Like many of you I can remember specific holidays from my youth, particularly Christmas Eves and Christmas Days as well as notable holidays later in life. I especially remember the Thanksgiving Eve in 2004 when I drove from Key West with my then real estate broker to look at trailers on Big Copp...
  Just Listed 615 Thomas Street, Key West. This place looks just like you'd expect an historic house in Old Town would look like. But you would be wrong because this home was built in 2013 and is now offered for sale. I took photos during the construction - CLICK HERE to see the home designed by ...
 Just Listed but not by me 802 Southard Street, Key West. I saw this on a late June afternoon in 2018 - the day it was first listed for sale after having been used as multiple apartments The property sits in the heart of Old Town. I arrived at the appointed time and was advised the house was alre...
One of the lessons I learned early in dealing with the City of Key West is that the rules are not applied equally. Just because the guy down the street got to do something does not mean that you can do the same thing. One city employee may tell you one thing and another city employee may tell you...
from:  March 6, 2010You're Gonna Howl with Laughter at this New Bank Owned Key West Property    From Dale McDonald Collection showing a funeral march through Old town I have written before that in a prior life I did commercial loan workouts for a couple of big national banks in Denver. Part of my...
We all know how this story will end. You know the ending within a few minutes after the movie starts - you just do not know how it will occur. There is always a pretty girl or dog or maybe an idealistic home when something suddenly happens.  This a true story of Key West real estate. But the stor...
Many long time Readers know that I was an attorney in Colorado in the 1970s. Later I worked in the Special Assets Department of a very large bank headquartered in Denver. Subsequent to that job, I managed a similar department for another bank. It was my legal background that brought me to the ban...
 From: October 1, 2010...hold the chicken... I was showing property the other day and had a few minutes to kill between appointments. I asked my buyer if he would like a cup of coffee. Yes, he replied. So I drove over to Sandy's Cafe at the corner of White at Virginia. I had been at the same plac...

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