May 30, 2011

Florida Keys Real Estate Market Activity - May 23 to May 30, 2011 -

This past week, we've had 21 new listings come on the market, 14 listings go under contract and 14 closed sales.

139 Coconut Row - $299,900
New listings include 139 Coconut Row - listed by Beverly Dillon and myself. This 4/2 home is located on over 15,000 of land and is in the historical area of Tavernier. It is two stories with a rooftop sundeck.  It is offered at $299,900.
Pending Sale - 88727 Old Highway
Pending sales include a unique estate parcel directly on the ocean in Islamorada. This home needs a complete remodel, but the right owner will turn it into something spectacular. With a large private boat basin, this property has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, plus legal downstairs and separate garage and storage building. It was listed at $1,900,000

Sea Gulls Condo - sold for $72,500

Closed sales include a 1/1 condo at Sea Gulls for just $72,500.  This complex is oceanfront and has a heated pool, tennis courts, clubhouse and allows pets.  This unit was listed at $99,900 and was on the market for 211 days before selling.

Follow the links below to view the listings:

Listing information gathered from the Florida Keys MLS.  Listing links will expire on June 29, 2011.

May 29, 2011

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May 27, 2011

139 Coconut Row, Tavernier, Florida Keys

New Listing!  

Large, comfortable 2 story home in the heart of the historic section of Tavernier. Four bedrooms and two baths provide ample room for everyone. The  oversized property has fruit trees galore and with over 15,000 square feet of land, there is plenty of room for a pool or expansion of the main home. Rooftop sun deck provides a nice place for soaking in the sun. Centrally located near shopping center, movie theater, hospital, restaurants and more. This home is loaded with potential to become your perfect home in the Keys. Offered at $299,900.

 Call today for more information or to schedule a showing.

Click here for a full listing report on this property.

May 23, 2011

Florida Keys Listing Activity - May 9th to May 22, 2011 - Key Largo, Tavernier, Islamorada

The last couple of weeks has brought several new listings to the market and also given us a nice number of closed sales. We've seen 37 new listings, 33 pending sales and 28 closed transactions.

New Listing - offered at $379,900
Among the new listings, there is a cute 2 bedroom 1 bath home in Plantation Key Colony on a canal with 40 feet of dockage offered at just $379,900.  This neighborhood is close to schools, shopping and all the upper Keys has to offer, in addition to having a great bayfront homeownwers park.
Pending List at Ocean Pointe - #4316

Pending sales include one of our Ocean Pointe listings - unit #4316.  This beautifully updated end unit features direct ocean views, granite counters and stainless appliances. It was offered at $340,000 and will sell very close to asking price.

Closed sales included a custom home with ocean views in Harris Ocean Park Estates. This home features a gourmet kitchen, stainless appliances, vaulted ceilings and more. Listed at $399,000 it sold in just 77 days for $370,000.

For more information about any of the listings or sales, email or call me. 

Click the links below to see the listings.

Listing information gathered from the Florida Keys MLS. Listing links will expire on 6/22/2011
Closed sale - sold for $370,000

Sunset Hammock -

I've always liked Sunset Hammock. This quiet community is tucked away in a lush native hammock and features winding pathways of water ponds throughout the property.  It's centrally located in Tavernier, so it is close to both Key Largo and Islamorada. Daily sunsets can be enjoyed from the marina and the sun deck with tiki hut directly on Florida Bay.  Beautifully remodeled with tile, wood & carpeted floors, this townhome has a split floorplan with two master suites, a finished loft with 1/2 bath and offers a peek-a-boo bay view. Granite kitchen with stainless appliances, custom cabinets and lighting is a gourmet dream. This gated, landscaped community also features a marina, pool, tennis and spacious clubhouse. Call today for more information and to arrange a showing.

May 18, 2011

New Listing at Ocean Pointe - Florida Keys

We're proud to announce our newest listing at Ocean Pointe - unit 5411. Located in the Florida Keys, this condo is a great place to come vacation in or use as an investment.

Top floor, building 5, D unit . . .does it get any better than this? This 2/2 Ocean Pointe condo offers great marina & ocean views. Upgrades include tiled hallway, wainscoting, remodeled kitchen/baths and chic furnishings. Amenities include 24 hour manned gate, Olympic pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, boat storage, boat ramp, marina & sandy beach. A proven investment with solid rental history!  Offered at $349,900. Call or email today for more details or to arrange a showing.

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May 11, 2011

Now Playing on YouTube . . . Your Home in the Keys!

With YouTube a well-known household name, it's a natural that placing videos of our listings on the site is a part of our marketing.  Now we have our own dedicated YouTube Channel for all of our listings and other videos from around the Florida Keys.

Click the YouTube logo to go to our channel.  Be sure to subscribe to for the latest news in listings.

Who knows . . .Perhaps your home will be the next property to be featured . . .

Florida Keys Real Estate Activity - May 2nd thru May 8th, 2011

From Islamorada to Key Largo, the real estate market in the Florida Keys has continued to remain stable. Dry lot homes have become the hot ticket in the Keys, along with lower priced canal front homes.

This past week the market saw 26 new listings, 30 pending sales and 13 closed sales.

3 Madeira - new listing offered at $199,000
New listings include 3 Madeira Drive in Key Largo, listed by myself and my partner, Beverly Dillon. It is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with new paint, new window and doors, new kitchen counters and cabinets and a new bathroom. It is offered at $199,000.

122 Mohawk - pending listing offered at $299,000
Pending sales include a dry lot home in Islamorada at 122 Mohawk. Buyers that I have been working with are under contract to purchase this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Located in a great neighborhood with community park and boat ramp, this home was listed at $299,000.
171 Nautilus - Sold listing for $375,000

Sold sales include a 2 bedroom, 2 bath canal front home that was listed at $384,000 and sold for $375,000 in just one month. Located at 171 Nautilus Drive in Lower Matecumbe, this home offered 70 feet of dockage. It is in need of updating and was priced accordingly.

Click the links below to see the listings

Listing information gathered from the Florida Keys Multiple Listing Service.

Listing links will expire after June 10th, 2011

May 03, 2011

Florida Keys Listing Activity - April 18th to May 1st, 2011 - Key Largo, Tavernier, Islamorada

New listing - offered at $1,300,000
While "season" seems to be leaving us as we head into summer, the real estate market for the last two weeks in the Florida Keys has still been a busy one.

48 new listings came on the market, 36 properties were sold and an impressive 43 properties were posted as pending.

Pending Sale - Offered at $289,000
Among the new listings, there is an impressive new listing in Venetian Shores. This 4 bedroom 3 bath home features a striking pool, multiple outdoor entertaining areas and is just seconds from Snake Creek, offering immediate access to both the Ocean and the Bay. It is listed at $1,300,000.

Pending sales included cute 2 bedroom, 2 bath home with a garage in Islamorada. Located on a dry lot in a great neighborhood, this home was offered at $289,000. It was under contract in just 14 days.

Finally, sold sales consisted of a unique home on Sapodilla Drive. This home was multi-sided, octagon-like shaped and featured direct bayviews and a large private boat basin. Originally listed for just under $1,000,000, it sold for $825,000.
Closed Sale - Sold for $825,000

Click the links below to view the listings.

New Listings
Pending Listings
Sold Listings

Listing information gathered from the Florida Keys Multiple listing Service. Links will expire after 06/02/2011

May 02, 2011

New Listing - 224 Treasure Harbor Drive, Islamorada, Florida Keys

This impeccable home, located in the Village of Islamorada, has been substantially renovated and remodeled to allow for wonderful island living. Founder's Park is within walking distance.

Located on a protected harbor just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, the home features two bedrooms and two bath upstairs and a separate two bedroom, one bath guest quarters downstairs, complete with its own kitchen. Multi-family zoning allows for the property to be used as either a large single family home or as a legal duplex.

Boating access is easy, with a private community boat ramp.  70 feet of dockage accommodates your boats with a 15,000# boat lift and a pair of davits. The spacious backyard is landscaped with tropical plants and trees and a paver courtyard. Across the front of the property, a gate provides privacy for the home.
The upstairs floor plan features a large open living area with new kitchen. Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, ample cabinets, small pantry and a wine refrigerator make for easy entertaining. The master suite has a private bath with walk-in shower, granite counter and custom tile. The bedroom overlooks the harbor and opens onto a screened porch that runs the length of the house.  A guest bedroom and  guest bath complete this level.

Downstairs you’ll find a separate apartment with two bedrooms and private bath, perfect for extended families or visiting friends. The zoning of this property makes this space entirely legal, including the second kitchen. 

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