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    Beginning the Year With Big News

    By Dr. Marvin | January 15, 2023

    Congratulations and Celebrations All Around! Happy New Year and welcome to our first post of 2023! Exciting things have been happening here at Bascom Grooms Real Estate and there is no reason to expect the pace to slow as we head into 2023. For one thing, we just wrapped up our company’s second-best annual performance […] Read More

    Wrapping Up 2022

    By Dr. Marvin | December 15, 2022

    It’s Christmastime in Key West! Another year almost gone by and December 2022, along with all the usual hectic, hearty, holiday happenings, is in full swing here in Key West. As is customary, the whole town is lit up and lively for the season of Christmas and priming up for partying on New Year’s Eve. […] Read More

    Fantasy Fest Kicks Off Busy Key West Winter

    By Dr. Marvin | November 15, 2022

    Small Island, Big Fun Colorful costumes and Caribbean beats lit up Old Town Key West as the Bahama Village Goombay Festival peaked on Saturday October 22 with the Junkanoo Gawds Parade. High energy and multi-cultural flair are hallmarks of Goombay, a celebration of Bahamian culture and the traditional launch party for Key West Fantasy Fest […] Read More

    Fantasy Fest Kicks Off Busy Key West Winter

    By Dr. Marvin | November 15, 2022

    Small Island, Big Fun Colorful costumes and Caribbean beats lit up Old Town Key West as the Bahama Village Goombay Festival peaked on Saturday October 22 with the Junkanoo Gawds Parade. High energy and multi-cultural flair are hallmarks of Goombay, a celebration of Bahamian culture and the traditional launch party for Key West Fantasy Fest […] Read More

    Conchs Bounce Back After Ian Brushes By

    By Dr. Marvin | October 15, 2022

    Conchs Bounce Back After Ian Brushes By In late September, the hardy, happy-go-lucky spirit that makes Key West such a special place was clearly on display as visitors and locals alike snapped pictures while getting drenched by crashing waves flaring behind the Southernmost Point marker in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The storm passed from […] Read More

    An End of Summer Key West Real Estate Review

    By Dr. Marvin | September 15, 2022

    Autumn Rolls in on the Island It’s September in Key West, with Labor Day past and the first official day of autumn in view. Tourism is about as slow as it gets in the Keys, school is back in session, and we get more cloud cover as the summer heat begins to break just a […] Read More

    Bascom Grooms Continues Streak as Best Key West Realtor

    By Dr. Marvin | August 15, 2022

    A Key West Hometown Favorite When the 9th annual Keys Weekly Bubbas: Key West People’s Choice awards winners were announced July 23 at a gala held at the Key West Theater, it was no surprise to see Bascom Grooms lauded as Key West’s favorite realtor for the 9th time. With the popular charity event and […] Read More

    The Birth of a Legend—Sloppy Joe’s Bar

    By Dr. Marvin | July 15, 2022

    Key West July—Hot Weather and Cool History In the hot days of July, life in the island city used to slow down to a sleepy crawl as high humidity and afternoon temps reaching for the 90s made whispering ceiling fans and sweating cocktail glasses the biggest attractions in Key West. With air-conditioned spaces now plentiful, […] Read More

    Summer in Key West

    By Dr. Marvin | June 15, 2022

    Summer Vacation in America’s Caribbean Paradise You can see a different side of Key West in the summer when the weather warms and the crowds thin out. The days are sultry and often punctuated by morning showers and sometimes thunderheads rolling in off the water. Summertime starts the island’s rainy season, with June and July […] Read More

    Changes are Afoot in Key West

    By Dr. Marvin | May 15, 2022

    COVID Inspires a New Take on an Old Favorite This spring is bringing rumors of change to Key West, with plans in the works to reimagine Duval Street. Duval is the defacto main street of our island city, and the last few blocks where Lower Duval ends at the Gulf of Mexico waterfront have long […] Read More