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Travel Site or Book Direct?

March 20, 2019 Travel & Tourism, Vacation Rentals

So many travelers are now looking to reserve a vacation rental home instead of a hotel as hotels  cannot beat the value, space, comfort and convenience of a rental home.  Unfortunately, those potential guests are largely looking to vacation rental sites when booking.  This in turn is causing them to pay more in fees and […]

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City History

March 1, 2019 Florida Keys Pictures and Photos

  Prior to the early 1950’s Shelter Key was a 97+ acres of low-lying island (on which most of Key Colony Beach is located).  There was a sandy beach on the ocean side but most of the land was marginal, even flooded in periods of high tides. Then, Phil Sadowski began dredging around the island, […]

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So, So Much Fun Coming Up!!

November 21, 2018 Events

We are approaching the Holiday Season and there are many events scheduled that are sure to please everyone!  There are so many awesome activities planned and they kick-off the week of Thanksgiving. Also a reminder, November 24 is Small Business Saturday.  Please be sure to visit all of the great shops that the Florida Keys […]

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Does Size Really Matter?

October 10, 2018 Real Estate Reports

Big vs. Little Apparently, size really doesn’t matter anymore when selecting a Realtor and Real Estate Agency.  For many years, the larger (and franchised) offices have tried and mostly succeeded in convincing potential Buyers and Sellers that Bigger is Better when it comes to Real Estate.  They tried to sell you on the idea that […]

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Market Changes Since 2008 – Single Family Homes

August 20, 2018 Real Estate Reports

Lay of The Land Monroe County includes the islands of the Florida Keys and the Everglades.  Although 87% of the county’s land area is on the mainland, that region is part of the Everglades and is virtually uninhabited with only 60 people in total. Over 99% of the county’s population lives on the Florida Keys.  Key West is the County […]

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