The Florida keys and Key West by Gary Smith

Real Estate Agent - Keys Commercial Real Estate LLC.
In-depth information about the Florida Keys, including employment, cost of living, recreation, arts and culture, health and medical and more.
Big Pine KeyBig Pine in particular is one of the largest and most interesting Islands in the Keys. It has a population just over 5000 and as of Sept 2005-there were homes starting at $340,000. As you get closer to the water or buy a home on a canal, the prices rise accordingly. But there are quit...
Homestead ExemptionsIn Florida, $25,000 of the assessed value of your home is exempt from real estate taxes, but you have to meet certain criteria to be eligible for the exemption. First you much have the title or record to your property as of January 1, and reside on the property. You have to be...
About My Real Estate ServicesGary Smith , REALTOR with Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate company, specializes in the sale of fine Homes and Condos in The Florida Keys.Gary provides buyers and sellers with in-depth professional assistance in the sale and purchase of residential property. If you ...
Florida Keys TransportationDue to it’s location, the Keys can seem hard to get to and from. However, that’s the way most of the locals like it.If there were 6 roads coming in here we’d be inundated. Whatever your form of transportation though, when you get here you’ll be glad you cameStatistics:T...
Florida Keys EmploymentThe local economy leans towards goods and services for both new residents and tourists.The retail, construction and hotel industries have the most employees in Monroe County.Business SizeMonroe County is comprised of primarily small businesses.Since there is no state or loc...
The best way to describe Key West, is a vacation place. Meaning whenever you’re there, the ambience and atmosphere catches you up in it and you could well be somewhere in the Bahamas or the Caribbean.Key West is also a state of mind.  You can watch sunsets from Mallory Square on the harbor, or fr...
Key West is both a place and a state of mind.  It lies about as far away as you can go in this USA, almost part of the tropics, some four hours and 150 miles south and west of Miami.  You cross a lot of bridges and spectacular blue and green water to get there, and when you get there you’re only ...

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