Thinking of owning property in the Florida Keys? Many people make mile 0 in Key West the end of their journey to buy their piece of property to enjoy indoor/outdoor living. Living in a tropical island environment offers opportunities to build your real estate portfolio with primary, secondary and investment properties.
Since 2009, Barbara Bowers has hosted a radio talk show about real estate and currently, “The Keys Real Estate Show” is on Island 106.9 FM, also live on the internet at www.island1069.com. Every Monday she interviews industry professionals: Everyone from architects and contractors, interior designers, mortgage brokers, landscapers, city officials and more.
The show is a true resource for listeners, and offers valuable insights into the real estate climate in Key West and the Florida Keys. Check out Barbara's websites for listings--www.bbowers.com, www.oldtownrealtykeywest.com-- or call her, 305-842-1599.
Keys Real Estate Show: Underwriters & Credit Scores
The principal at Keys Financial Mortgage Corporation updates Barbara Bowers and Darla Guevremont on the role of underwriters, why there are differing credit scores and how to ensure a good outcome for your mortgage.
Keys Real Estate Show: KWAR Retiring President
President of the Key West Association of Realtors passes the gavel onto new president and wraps up the 2019 real estate year; forecasts the 2020 market for Key West and the Florida Keys
Keys Real Estate Show: Key West Home Tours Turn 60
The ever popular Key West Home Tours celebrate their 60th Anniversary with events taking place November, 2019 thru March, 2020. Under the auspices of Old Island Restoration Foundation www.oirf.org events throughout the island focus on everything from tours to preservation to New Year's Eve costume galas in the Oldest House's garden.
Keys Real Estate Renting & Buying w Vacasa
Rick Haskins, Vacasa's qualifying broker for the state of Florida, talks about the company's presence in the house-rental and management market. Haskins explains how he built then sold his Florida Keys rental and real estate business to Vacasa. And now, Vacasa has just purchased Wyndam Vacation rentals, upping its national and Florida rentals by the thousands.
Keys Real Estate Show: Hosts Bantering
Former talk-show host Jim Smith, with K Company, returns to banter ideas about real estate with host Barbara Bowers of Old Town Realty: frequently made DIY mistakes, problems with Right of First Refusals, agent commission rates and more.
Keys Real Estate Show: Timeshares in Key West
Timeshare specialist Don Heisler loves vacationing in his Key West timeshare so much, in 2009 he decided to start Key West TimeShare Sales. Today, he is the go-to guy for everything timeshare, and he advised show hosts Barbara Bowers and Darla Guevremont to only buy a timeshare if it comes with a deed.This is real property, if only for a week. Don't buy if it only offers points.