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    A Perfect 10

    By Dr. Marvin | August 15, 2023

    Running on a streak hot as the sultry Key West summer weather, Bascom has pulled down his 10th straight Key West People’s Choice Awards win for Best Realtor. Thanks go out to our many great supporters whose votes once again propelled Bascom to the winner’s circle and also earned the Bascom Grooms Real Estate Team […] Read More

    One for the Record Books

    By Dr. Marvin | July 15, 2023

    It looks like Key West chefs Kermit Carpenter and Paul Menta pulled it off, blending over 16 gallons of Key lime juice, a touch (100 gallons) of sweetened condensed milk, and 125lbs of graham crackers to create a Key Lime pie measuring 13.14 feet across, beating out the previous record of 12.25 feet set in […] Read More

    Happy Pride Key West

    By Dr. Marvin | June 15, 2023

    Summer in Key West heats up as we move well into June and the Month of Pride, with cool events, fun parties, and the always eclectic Key West scene keeping the long hot days flying by. For the so-called off-season, Key West is one hopping, happening hometown, and it is getting kind of hard to […] Read More

    Key West Homes for All

    By Dr. Marvin | May 15, 2023

    Key West has a long history of welcoming all those brave and adventurous enough to make a home on this small, remote island at the southernmost edge of the U.S. And as economic conditions change, our community comes together to ensure that homes are available to everyone. Facing the High Price of Paradise The Key […] Read More

    Anniversaries All Around!

    By Dr. Marvin | April 15, 2023

    No need for an excuse to raise a frosty glass in Key West, but this month marks 24 great years for Bascom Grooms Real Estate. Since the very beginning in 1999, we have enjoyed helping our island neighbors with their Key West real estate needs and being honored with your trust and support. Thank you! […] Read More

    Celebrating 200 Years in Paradise

    By Dr. Marvin | March 15, 2023

    Spring is here in Key West to warm up the weather and water in the run-up to what might be one of the most event-packed island summers in decades. It all begins March 25, with the Monroe County Bicentennial kick-off celebration at Coffee Butler Amphitheater on the Truman Waterfront in Key West. Business Before Pleasure […] Read More

    Celebrating Black History in Key West

    By Dr. Marvin | February 15, 2023

    The Dark Side of Caribbean Paradise Black History Month (February 1–March 1) here in Key West encourages reflection on the long and deep connection between Black African peoples and the Florida Keys. Of course indigenous Africans and early African-Americans played key roles in the birth of the nation that became the United States. But the […] Read More

    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