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November home sales in Old Town topped expectations with eleven sales, three more than the five year (2014 - 2018) average of eight, hitting 134 sales for January - November.&nbs... read more >
Posted: Dec 02, 2019
​Ahhh - Key West for Christmas.  No galoshes. No gloves.  No wool hats yanked hard down ‘round red ears, shoulders pinched together and pointed into a braci... read more >
Posted: Nov 28, 2019
We know that one of the rules of a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange is you have 180 days after the closing of your "relinquished property" to close on the purchase of your "replacement... read more >
Posted: Nov 15, 2019
Over one-third of my energy bill is consumed by central air conditioning - a split system with a 1.5 Ton 13 SEER unit for upstairs (bedrooms) and a 2.5 Ton 13 SEER unit for downs... read more >
Posted: Nov 06, 2019
Seven homes sold in Old Town in October for a Jan - Oct total of 123, two less than the five year (2014 - 2018) Jan - Oct average, but five sales and 4% ahead of the Jan - Oct 20... read more >
Posted: Nov 04, 2019
In keeping with the unabashed individuality of everything else in Key West, coffee is ground, brewed and delivered with the greatest of care at multiple locations in the Southern... read more >
Posted: Oct 14, 2019
Six single family homes Sold in Old Town Key West in September. The five year (2014 - 2018) average is eight sales. Yet, even with only six sales, sales thru September are 5% ahe... read more >
Posted: Oct 02, 2019
Guesthouses remain a solid investment in Key West for both on-site and out of area owner - operators. Mostly gone are the days when the owner shared Happy Hour with guests, finan... read more >
Posted: Sep 19, 2019
Solar power has ranked as the 1st or 2nd largest source of new power generation capacity installed in the U.S. in each of the past six years (2013 - 2018). This according to the ... read more >
Posted: Sep 05, 2019
Eleven single family homes sold in Old Town in August 2019. Eleven is two less than the 5-year (2014 - 2018) average; however, total sales thru August are 13% ahead of 2018 and 1... read more >
Posted: Sep 02, 2019
What if you could quite literally change a student's life? No fooling - Change A Life! What if filling out a simple online form - easier than Amazon prime - could uplift a st... read more >
Posted: Aug 21, 2019
​Between 60,000 and 100,000 souls rest in the Key West Cemetery - in acreage designed to bury less than 20,000. They lay above ground and below.  Side-by-side and stac... read more >
Posted: Aug 14, 2019
July's twelve sales were one less than the 5 year (2014 - 2018) average of thirteen, a welcome sight after June's tepid nine sales and a continuation of a strong 1st Half... read more >
Posted: Aug 04, 2019
There are six neighborhoods in Old Town Key West; The Meadows, Old Town - North, Truman Annex, Bahama Village, Casa Marina and Old Town - South.  Here's a map.  Des... read more >
Posted: Jul 03, 2019
Despite June's tepid sales (9), eighty-six single family homes sold in Old Town thru June 30, 2019, 15% more than 2018 and the most in the 1st half of the year since 2015. Th... read more >
Posted: Jul 01, 2019
On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, delegate from Virginia to the 2nd Continental Congress, motioned for independence from Great Britian. His "Lee Resolution" was accepted, a com... read more >
Posted: Jun 17, 2019
Since 1986, the Florida Realtors has annually presented its Environmental Award - The ENVY. The ENVY honors residential and commercial developments that best preserve Florida'... read more >
Posted: Jun 10, 2019
May's twenty Old Town sales are the best for any month in 2019 and only the second time since May 2015 that a month had 20 Closings. Year to date sales of 77 tops the 5 year ... read more >
Posted: Jun 03, 2019
Low unemployment, rising wages, falling 30 and 15-year mortgage rates, pent-up buying and a positive economic horizon are all propelling mortgage services and private insurance c... read more >
Posted: May 24, 2019
Imagine the entire business sector of Key West creating HUNDREDS of scholarships for very low income K-12 students. Imagine the business community joining to convert the Florida ... read more >
Posted: May 22, 2019
April's eighteeen home sales brings YTD total to 57 sales; 19% above Jan - April 2018, 12% above the 5-Year (2014 - 2018) average and second highest monthly number of sales s... read more >
Posted: May 06, 2019
When the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) was implemented, one of the more talked about components affecting real estate was the cap on Mortgage Interest Deductions (MID).  Namel... read more >
Posted: Apr 24, 2019
1st Qtr 2019 Old Town single family home sales had a Hot January, a mild February and a warm March.  March's fifteen sales finished the Quarter with thirty-nine sales, 1... read more >
Posted: Apr 03, 2019
During the last Florida legislative session a new bill House Bill (HB) was passed and signed into law that allows any tenant that pays a rental or licensee fee that is subject to... read more >
Posted: Mar 12, 2019
February's eight single family homes sold In Old Town was two less than the 5-year, 2014 - 2018 average for February of ten and brought the year to date total to 24 Sales, 20... read more >
Posted: Mar 05, 2019

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