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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Schmitt - Florida Keys
Turn key charter boat operation. Exclusive resort location--NO COMPETITION. Assumable dock lease. Includes boat and all necessary equipment.Charterboat Business, Big Pine Key, FL 33043541375 Commercial Active $85,000 Provided as a courtesy ofRuth HempColdwell Banker Schmitt RE Co. Lower Keys Offi...
Cudjoe KeyThere are a number of (perhaps apocryphal)stories of how Cudjoe got its unusual name. Many Cudjoe streets are named after either famous or amazingly obscure pirates, which might include a Mr. Cudjoe. Another story has the island described in 19th century Key West scuttlebutt as the loca...
 With all the abundant recreational opportunities mixed in with a great climate the Keys attract people...lots of people.Tourists in turn need places to stay and people relocating need places to rent either part time or while they close on a home or find an apartment. The Keys are definitely a ha...
Some statistics:Construction 5.4%       Education & Health Services   12.3%       Financial Activities 6.0%        Information 1.3%        Leisure & Hospitality 32.6%  Manufacturing 0.8%    Natural Resources & Mining    0.4%Other Services 3.5%    Professional & Business Services 7.8%     Public a...
Big Pine “Metro”The Lower Keys or what I’ll call “Big Pine metro”, includes the islands of Big Pine, Little Torch and Big Torch Key, Ramrod and Summerland, Cudjoe and Sugarloaf.  Each Island is unique in its environment and boating access, which does translate down to home prices.  More on that b...
LOWER KEYS MAIN OVERVIEWFor the real Estate buyer or investor, the Lower Keys start at Mile Marker 30 or Big Pine Key (home of the Key Deer, an endangered species, sort of a miniature Virginia White-Tail).   Key deer? You’ll immediately become aware of them because of the radically lowered speed ...

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