Florida Keys Real Estate News

Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Schwartz Realty
News and information from the Florida Keys real estate market.
Wonderful waterfront living is yours to enjoy in this two bedroom, two bath home with  Old Florida Charm!  Located in the Village of Islamorada on a protected harbor, this is true Keys living! The home was built in 1958, but has been updated to modern standards.  All tile flooring throughout the ...
Get ready to build your Florida Keys Dream Home! Just one lot from the open water, this location will offer gorgeous ocean views from your new home. The lot is cleared and comes with active permits and approved plans for an incredible 5/3.5 home. Just minutes to great fishing & diving spots ...
In the middle of September, one of my listings sold for $160,000. It was a cute 2 bedroom, 1 bath home that the owner had just remodeled with new kitchen, new bath and fresh paint inside an out.  It was originally listed at $199,000, but generated only a handful of showings at that price.  A mont...
1. You own it: No landlord can tell you they’ve decided not to rent anymore, forcing you to move on short notice. 2. Your tax return: The IRS provides several tax deductions for homeowners including mortgage interest, property taxes and some costs involved with buying a home. In addition, people ...
After careful consideration my partner, Beverly Dillon and I, decided to leave our former brokerage for Schwartz Property Sales, Inc.  I've always had a great relationship with the manager of the company so it was an easy decision.  We've spent the last 6 months trying to brand ourselves. We eac...
My brother and I, enjoying our "pool home" in Miami, Florida during the 60's. I'm the curly headed kid on the left   For as long as I can remember, I always love drawing, coloring, getting creative.  I wasn't the best on the block at any of it, but it gave me a lot of pleasure.  A new coloring b...
  Everybody knows the Florida Keys is famous for it's fishing and diving. But if fishing and diving aren't your thing, you can still enjoy island lifestyle offered by the Florida Keys by relaxing poolside in your own pool. All of these island homes have swimming pools, and many of them offer stun...
  The Fourth of July weekend in the Florida Keys was a busy one, with most people out enjoying the fishing, diving and other water adventures off our shores. This past weekend was still busy but perhaps a bit more laid back as we continue into summer. On land, the real estate market was still sho...
When you ask people their opinion of how the real estate market is doing in the Upper Keys, you're likely to get several different answers. Some may say that is is still falling. Others will say that it is stable. And yet others will say that it is improving. And all of those answers are correct....
Typically during the summer months, business starts to slow down a bit. However, the past two weeks, the Florida Keys real estate market has been fairly consistent, with 40 new listings, 29 pending sales and 30 closings. New listings include a beautiful home on a protected harbor in Plantation La...

Tracy Larson

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