The next island located south of the Middle Keys is Big Pine Key and it’s located in what is known as the Lower Keys. It is one of the most diverse Keys in all in the Florida Keys. It has a shopping center with a grocery store, restaurants and other types of shops and services. It also offers the natural beauty of Bahia Honda State Park and National Key Deer Refuge, not mention the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. So if you can’t find what you are looking for in the Middle Keys, then give Big Pine Key a try.
Even though Big Pine Key is one of the largest Keys, canals have been created in many residential areas you will find that a good number of the homes here are still waterfront boating homes. You can dock your boat right outside and anytime making exploring the waterways quick and convenient.
Home prices on Big Pine Key tend to be lower then what you’ll find in other Middle Key communities, allowing the beauty of the Florida Keys to be available no matter the budget. The average home price for a home in Big Pine Key is $321,000 while Marathon is $416,000. However, home prices are on the rise so now is the time to buy.
The rise in property values is a great reason to invest in a property in Big Pine Key. Since the economic crisis a few years, ago prices have steadily been rising and don’t look like to be stopping, making for a great opportunity to get top dollar when renting out a property as a vacation rental, or to someone looking to call Big Pine Key home.
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