Key West Association Of Realtors MLS
Founded in 1977, Key West Association of Realtors (KWAR) is based in Key West, FL. KWAR helps real estate professionals in Key West and surrounding areas achieve success. The Florida MLS covers major cities such as Big Pine, Islamorada, Key Largo, Key West, and Marathon. KWAR provides members with educational opportunities, market statistics, and home listings so that they can thrive in the real estate market.
Login Link: KWAR
- Listings: approx. 1,949
- Agents: approx. 1,822
KWAR MLS Fees
Key West Association Of Realtors MLS charges a fee to access the IDX data feed. Your share of the fee is $5 per month.
Associations Shown in Property Search
- Key West Association of REALTORS®
Big Pine, Key Largo, Key West, Marathon, Islamorada
Helpful information about Key West Association of Realtors (KWAR) for agents:
What tools does the Key West Association of Realtors have in place that can help an agent be more successful?
Key West Association of Realtors offers agents access to many of the leading technology tools in real estate, these include:Form Simplicity and Flexmls.
What is the governing body for KWAR?
The Key West Association of Realtors is governed by the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC).
How does the Key West Association of Realtors give back to the local real estate community?
The KWAR advocates in favor of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC). If you would like to contribute to their efforts, please do so here.
What kind of local real estate trends, statistics, and information does KWAR provide to individual agents?
The KWAR provides market statistics to individual agents that are available on their website.
What types of memberships does the KWAR offer?
The Key West Association of Realtors offers a few different types of memberships: Realtor Membership, Affiliate Membership, Secondary Membership and an MLS Only Membership.
What are the requirements for primary membership in the MLS and IDX?
KWAR follows the NARs model for REALTOR association-owned MLSs. See more. Interested individuals must be a licensed real estate agent.
Does KWAR offer free continuing education (CE) classes?
The Key West Association of Realtors has partnered with The CE Shop to provide online continuing education (CE) courses to all members.
More Valuable Information on Key West Association of Realtors (KWAR)
The City of Key West is part of the Florida Keys archipelago, and Florida’s southernmost point. The island city covers 5.6 square miles of land, which includes Dredgers Key, Fleming Key, Key West, and Sunset Key. Key West is a popular port city, but it is also accessible from the mainland via the Overseas Highway. The highest point in Florida is Lakewood Park, which is just 345 feet above sea level, and the lowest point is where the shore meets the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.
Known for its pastel, conch-style houses, Key West is a popular vacation destination that offers beautiful beaches and unique opportunities for coastal activities. Smathers beach offers volleyball games and watersports, while Fort Zachary Taylor provides a quaint beach for those wanting a more peaceful seaside experience. The island has many parks and gardens where residents and tourists alike can enjoy a walk, game of tennis, or bike ride along the coast. For those looking for adventure, Key West offers opportunities for diving, snorkeling, dolphin encounters, and glass-bottom boat rides out in the famed coral reefs. Key West also boasts a rich history, and has many historical sites and museums to show for it. Several U.S. presidents spent a great deal of time in Key West, and Harry Truman visited so often that he deemed his place of residence “Truman’s Little White House”, which still stands there today. Novelist Ernst Hemingway and playwright Tennessee Williams both spent ample time in their respective houses in the island city - both of which are still on the island and popular destinations.
Key West’s tropical climate makes for generally consistent warm temperatures, and its proximity to the ocean causes a year-round coastal breeze. November through April is typically quite dry, while the months of May through October are considered the wet season. The average summer temperature is 89°F, and the average winter temperature is around 65°F. Key West does not see snowfall and has an average of 44 inches of rain per year.
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