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By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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One of the favorite photos I ever took is of this house on Mararet Street.  It had two illegal apartments, a bathtub shrine to Mary in the front yard. It was the best of Old Key West. I am away for the next two weeks.  May the Spirit of Jesus be with all of my Dear Readers. Gary  

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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I was watching NETFLIX'S "The Crown" episode entitled Tywysog Cymru  a couple of nights ago as Prince Charles is sent to Aberystwyth to learn Welsh from an ardent nationalist in preparation for the ceremony for his investiture as Prince of Wales.  The Prince arrived in town with signs of welcome ...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 6
1100 Flagler Avenue, Key WestSOLD by Preferred Properties Key West$4,500,000November 27, 2019 

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 3
Just Listed 1022 Flagler Avenue, Key West. Tom Pope, the dean of architects in Old Town, designed this stunning Casa Marina Area contemporary. He lives across the street. I guess he wanted something really nice to look at when he opens his front door. It worked. The 2,164 square foot home has fou...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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I was invited to a broker open last week to preview the newly listed home at 1616 Bertha Street in Key West.  I was impressed.  This property has just completed a total interior renovation.  The listing photos in the MLS (copied herein) are what attracted me to go to the broker open. It was seein...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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 1986 -  923 Angela Street, Key West, Florida     If you are out and about on Sunday, November 24th between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, think about dropping by 923 Angela Street to view the Open House hosted by yours truly. This restored Storybook Cottage is picture postcard perfect.  I don't know if t...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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 OPEN HOUSESaturdayNovember 23, 201911:00 AM to 1:00 PM 619 Virginia StreetKey West Now Offered Furnished at $869,000Southernmost Cabanas is a 21 unit town home development recently completed in Old Town Key West. This two story home is located at the end of Virginia Street next to the church sch...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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  I watched Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch testify at the Impeachment Hearing last week and noted her response after being told about President Trump's TWEET about her. She responded "It's very intimidating." Her response of feeling intimidated reminded me of an episode in my life about thirty-seve...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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If you are out and about on Sunday, November 17th between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, think about dropping by 923 Angela Street to view the Open House hosted by yours truly. This adorable Conch Cottage is picture postcard perfect.  I don't know if they still make picture postcards. I'll rephrase to say...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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I got a welcomed surprised during a recent Key West Realtor Caravan when I walked into the first floor oceanfront La Brisa condominium. La Brisa Condominiums are located at 1901 South Roosevelt Boulevard opposite Smathers Beach. This unit is the the E building on the far east side of the developm...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Many moons ago I emailed a new single family home listing located in Old Town to a buyer who had previously purchased several properties from me. The property was a dump but it had a large clean lot with no trees, and a great location. My buyer emailed back, asked a few questions. Then he texted ...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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 The listing agent at Preferred Properties Key West describes 811 Washington Street #102, Key West, Florida this way:"Beautiful townhouse located in the Casa Marina. Cathedral ceilings, top of the line kitchen, large living space are only a few of the amenities of this home. Three bedrooms / thre...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Now Offered at $1,100,000   OPEN HOUSE Saturday November 9th12:00 till 2:00 PM 923 Angela Street in Key West This lovely Key West Cottage received the coveted HISTORIC FLORIDA KEYS FOUNDATION Ceramic Star in 2017 for historic preservation.CLICK HERE to view the Key West MLS datasheet and more ph...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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I got a chance to see Preferred Properties new listing at 715 Duval Street in Key West a couple of days ago along with about sixty other Realtors. I think we were all in shock and awe. Who would ever imagine you could find a newly completely rebuilt two story condominium with private pool and two...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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The absolutely delightful little house at 1206 Margaret Street in Key West is now available for purchase at $1,195,000.  It has three bedrooms, three baths, a pool, spa, decks, and is move-in ready.  I remember being inside this house several years ago before it was renovated. I even thought I wr...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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 A few weeks ago I found an utterly charming article entitled Key West Dialogue published in the NEW YORK TIMES March 18, 1984 by A.B. Beattie. CLICK HERE to read - it's worth reading. Locals and long time returning visitors to Key West will appreciate the first paragraph:"Key West looks like a l...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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 If you are out and about in Key West on Sunday stop by both or either of the two Open House events I am hosting.  619  Virginia Street is a two bedroom three full bath town home located in Old Town at the Southernmost Cabanas Resort. This two story end unit has a large wrap-around deck and priva...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 2
Just Listed by Preferred Properties Key West is Las Salinas Condominium Unit W 307. This is a three bedroom two bath third floor unit with 1072 sq ft of living space plus covered deck. The asking price is just $429,000 or $400 per sq ft. There is a beautiful pool and new fitness center! That's a ...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Most of my customers are buyers. I identify with their wants, needs, frustrations, and frugality.  I know what it is like to dream, to plan, to save, and to eventually to buy the special place to call home. Some people have a lot of money and they sometimes treat price negation as a bit sport whi...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Just Listed. That cute little house that you always loved located at 1101 Fleming Street, Key West. The listing Realtor rightly says it is the most photographed home in Key West. She also says it comes completely furnished and ready for use as a monthly vacation rental, second home, or full time ...

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