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In the Old Town area of Key West there are six neighborhoods; The Meadows, Old Town - North, Truman Annex, Bahama Village, Casa Marina and Old Town - South.  Despite the clo... read more >
Posted: Jan 11, 2017
Every Quarter in 2016 had fewer sales than the same quarter in 2015.  Yet, for each quarter, average sale prices were equal to or significantly higher than the same quarter ... read more >
Posted: Jan 05, 2017
The Key West lighthouse dates to 1825 and was one of four lighthouses constructed along the treacherous Florida Keys. The Great Havana Hurricane of 1846 totally destroyed the ori... read more >
Posted: Jan 04, 2017
For the third year in a row I traveled to beautiful Italy in search of sites, sounds, food, drink and real estate.  In 2014, my trip started as part of an Amalfi Coast-Rome-... read more >
Posted: Dec 31, 2016
In 1913 the Ferdinand Hirsch Cigar Co., Inc owned and operated one of the most succssful cigar manufacturers in Key West and the US. So successful, that they owned the entire blo... read more >
Posted: Dec 21, 2016
For the 3rd month in a row, Old Town single family homes sales have been less than ten.  Historically September, October and November sales have been less than ten per month... read more >
Posted: Dec 03, 2016
September, October and November are the slowest months for single family sales in Old Town Key West with a 5-year average of less than 10 closings per month. Five closings in Sep... read more >
Posted: Nov 02, 2016
Thirty-five single family homes sold in the Old Town area in the 3rd Qtr of 2016. The 5-year, 2011 - 2015, average is 31. But, the average Sold price of these 35 homes was a whop... read more >
Posted: Oct 02, 2016
There is no denying, the architecture of the Old Town area of Key West is singular to this 190+ year old town.  Some grand homes were built in the Bahamas in the early 1800&... read more >
Posted: Sep 14, 2016
For the 3rd month in a row, single family home sales in the Old Town area of Key West topped the 5-year average.  Additionally, August's 16 sales were double the number ... read more >
Posted: Sep 07, 2016
The Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center provides a journey into the on-land and underwater world of the native plants and animals of the Keys. The Center features over 6,000 square... read more >
Posted: Aug 31, 2016
Guesthouses and B&B's in Key West have proven to be practically recession proof.  The Monroe County Tourism Development Council (TDC) maintains very exacting data on... read more >
Posted: Aug 19, 2016
For the 2nd month in a row, Old Town sales of single family homes topped the 5-Yr average.  June had 19 sales and July had 14 sales; yet, number of sales for the year trail ... read more >
Posted: Aug 04, 2016
More single family homes Closed in Old Town in June (17) than any month so far in 2016. Yet, the mid year 2016 number of sales (77) trails the 5-year average by 7% and the number... read more >
Posted: Jul 03, 2016
Who needs flood insurance?  There haven't been any hurricanes or heavy flooding since - 2005!  Why bother right!?  Don't be fooled.  Regardless of sto... read more >
Posted: Jun 27, 2016
Single family home sales in Old Town Key West Jan - May 2016 were 35% fewer than the same (record) period of 2105 and were 14% fewer than the 2011 - 2015, 5-year average.  N... read more >
Posted: Jun 06, 2016
You've owned a small business for 25+ years.  You've battled big boxes and franchises and fickle customers and won.  Your business paid the mortgage on your hom... read more >
Posted: May 20, 2016
Fifteen single family homes sold in the Old Town area in April 2016, exactly in line with the 5-year average for April sales. The average sales price per square foot of $715 was ... read more >
Posted: May 03, 2016
Guesthouses and B&B's have carved out a significant and growing niche for holiday travelers to Key West.  Each idiosyncratic property provides its guest with the con... read more >
Posted: Apr 20, 2016
Single family home sales in the Old Town area of Key West for the 1st Qtr of 2016 hit the five year average of 33 sales; however, those 33 sales were down 28% from the 1st Qtr of... read more >
Posted: Apr 06, 2016
Ten single family homes sold in the Old Town area in February 2016 - only the second time since August 2015 the sale figure was ten or more.The average sale price per square foot... read more >
Posted: Mar 03, 2016
​Ask people what they think of when you say “Key West” and what’s the answer?  Non stop party. Bars of bars. Fishing and water sports. Gay lifestyle.... read more >
Posted: Feb 18, 2016
For the fifth time in the last six months, less than ten single family homes sold in Old Town Key West.  January's eight homes sold was one less than the 5-year average ... read more >
Posted: Feb 06, 2016
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: Jan 11, 2016
2015 started hot with record 1st Qtr Old Town area sales but each following Qtr fell short of the previous year with Aug, Oct, Nov and Dec each closing less than 10 sales. 2015 s... read more >
Posted: Jan 02, 2016

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