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Thursday March 16th, 2017

Yoga and Fitness on Vacation: Florida Keys Style

It can be a challenge to stay with your regular weight lifting or yoga routine when you're on vacation, but with these excellent local yoga studios and gyms you can stay in track with your fitness goals. 

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Posted by Editor in Florida Keys Lifestyle


Friday February 24th, 2017

Green Space: Parks of the Middle Florida Keys

If you’re looking for a place to walk your dog, play some basketball, let the kids play or to just sit and relax for a bit,  Marathon and Key Colony Beach have the parks for you!

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Posted by Editor in Florida Keys Lifestyle


Monday January 30th, 2017

Remodeling: Best Bang for Your Buck!

If you choose to remodel and you want the highest return on your investment, Realtor Magazine recently published an infographic that lists the most common remodeling projects with their costs and resale value.  Surprisingly the cheapest, most simple remodeling projects seem to have the greatest return. 

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Posted by Editor in Real Estate Reports


Tuesday January 24th, 2017

Things to Do on a Windy Day

On rare ocasions, even our little slice of Paradise can suffer from one of Mother Nature's mood swings.  Yesterday was one of those days.  Boy oh boy, it  was windy outside and that doesn't fare well for our fisherman, boaters and beach goers.  But don't think for a minute that there is nothing left to do.  Here are a few options for you when the outdoors makes you want to stay inside.

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Posted by Editor in Events


Friday January 13th, 2017

Buying or Selling Real Estate? There's an App for that

As we all know, today there is an app for absolutely anything!  These apps make gathering information a breeze  and that’s especially true for real estate.  The apps used today give buyers and sellers the ability to be efficient while shopping for a home, mortgage and even home renovations. Whether you are buying or selling a home, there are a lot of tasks that need to be handled.  It can seem overwhelming but with the right tools, you can stay organized and on top of everything that needs to be done.  You can use theses apps to help you stay organized and productive during this process.  The Florida Realtor magazine recently listed the top 10 Apps for home buyers and sellers and we have highlighted a few here.

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Posted by Editor in Real Estate Reports


Wednesday December 28th, 2016

Words to the Wise on Wiring Funds in a Real Estate Transaction

Wiring funds for real estate transactions has become more common over recent years.  Some countries even require that the second deposit on a purchase be wired instead of using a different, more traditional form of payment.  However, as with anything "electronic," there are some dangers that all consumers should be aware of.

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Posted by Editor in Real Estate Reports


Thursday December 22nd, 2016

Get Ready to Sell with Four Inexpensive Tips

Before listing your home, some advance preparation may be in order.  A few minor and inexpensive adjustments could go a long way towards making a great first impression on potential buyers.  It may even help seal-the-deal. 

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Posted by Editor in Real Estate Reports


Wednesday December 14th, 2016

Before You Try to Sell Your Home Yourself Consider These Five Things

Of course you want to make the most from the sale of your home and selling your home yourself may seem like the best way to do that but actually, the money you may save on commissions may end up being a wash-out when you consider an experienced agent most often will get you a higher sale price.  Before trying to sell yourself, please consider these 5 reasons that you should list with an agent.

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Posted by Editor in Real Estate Reports


Tuesday November 29th, 2016

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Christmas in the Keys

Arriving in Florida in December is a wonderful feeling. The heat is a welcome change from the tedious cold of the North.  After picking up your rental car, you will begin your descent down Route 1. It's an awesome drive with views of the Atlantic to your left and the Gulf of Mexico on your right.

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Posted by Editor in Events


Monday November 21st, 2016

Say Ahhhh! The Perks of Living in the Florida Keys....

If you close your eyes and picture paradise, most will imagine images of aquamarine water and palm trees dotting the shoreline.  For most, it is merely a dream but for residents of the Florida Keys, it’s our daily reality.  The natural beauty of this place is something that grabs a lot of people.  There is something so calming about seeing the ocean every day.  Living here has a lot of value and emotional appeal.  In a busy world, having this much calm is something that the Florida Keys can offer you.

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Posted by Editor in Florida Keys Lifestyle