Old Town Key West Homes For Sale
February 23, 2017 | Sean
The best time to buy or sell an Old Town Key West historic home, is during the winter months, when we see the return of our winter residents as well as an upswing in tourism. More homes are on the Market and more buyers arrive to view homes while squeezing a vacation in to enjoy the warm weather. The average temperatures are in the mid 70’s F making Key West one of the warmest places in the continental United States.
Key West is the largest historic district in all of Florida with over 2458 historic homes and structures on the National Register. The Old Island Restoration Foundation has a great summary of the history and architecture of Old Key West here.
Key West home buyers interested in the Old Town area can expect to find the majority of homes dating back to the late 1800’s, with most of them having been renovated. There are still fixer uppers out there and renovations take place adhering to HARC (Historical Architecture Review Commission) guidelines. More about HARC here. The oldest house still standing in Key West was built in 1829 and is located at 322 Duval St. Most of the Historic district in Key West is considered higher ground, making flood insurance for homes more affordeable or often not required by many lenders if applying for a mortgage. More information about buying a home in Key West can be found here or start searching Old Town Key West homes now.
The majority of attractions, dining and things to do are accessible by bicycle or by walking from Old Town homes which makes this area that much more attractive.
When you are ready to sell your Key West Old Town home we can help you navigate the process to make it as simple as possible and help you get the most value out of your home. We will check on all the permitting status and notify you if there are any open or expired code violations as well as if there are any tree permits that may effect the value or salability of your home. We have dedicated Marketing and IT departments that make sure your home gets exposed to as many buyers as possible. Coldwell Banker Schmitt is a market leader in the Florida Keys selling 1 in every 4 homes Sold in the entire Florida Keys. More information about Selling your Key West Home.
JUST LISTED IN OLD TOWN!! This Key West historic home which dates back to 1912 and is located in the Meadows neighborhood, a very desireable residential community in Old Town. This 3 Bedroom 2 Bath home has a large spacious pool area and outdoor kitchenette. The open plan home features original hard wood floors, including Dade county pine. The split bedrooms ensure your guests or family members have privacy. There is an automatic generator system to run the home should your power go out, after all we are on an island and some of these luxuries really make this home stand out from the rest. 1221 Olivia Street, Key West home for sale.