The Key West real estate market is following the national trend.  Luxury homes have been selling as have the lower priced short sale homes.  The mid-price homes have been taking longer to sell.

As for the rental market, the prices are ranging from $1,000-1,300 for a studio/one bedroom, $1,800-$2,500 for two bedroom houses and the 3 bedrooms and larger are approx. $3,200-$5,000 a month. www.keysnews.com

The vacation rental pool is full of nice properties.  The prices vary according to season and events.  www.keywestvacationrentals.com

The lowest hotel rates are available now til mid October.  Travel insurance is suggested at this time of year. www.keywestfinest.com