We had the good fortune of connecting with Philip Ganz and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Philip, how did you come up with the idea for your business?
I came up with the idea of www.makefloridayourhome.com through many previous failures. Every failure was learning, so I always felt I was building skills and progressing. As far as the domain name, that was my wife Melissa name she is very creative and a great handle on the English language.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
What I am most excited about www.makefloridayourhome.com is helping people learn all that Florida has to offer and become a homeowner. Nothing Great is easy; the best results are collaborations with others. Small incremental successes eventually will become significant breakthroughs.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Three day Itinery for my in laws.


Dinner: Key Largo Conch House http://www.keylargoconchhouse.com/

Address: 100211 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo

After Dinner: Caribbean Club https://www.caribbeanclubkl.com/

Address: 104080 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo


Breakfast: Bitton Bistro Cafe https://www.facebook.com/BittonBistroCafe/

82245 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada

Activity: Visit Phil www.makefloridayourhome.com

Address: 101407 Overseas Hwy Suite 25, Key Largo (Publix)

Lunch: Robbie’s https://www.robbies.com/

Address 77522 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada

Dinner Ziggy’s and Mad Dog

8pm reservation confirmed https://www.ziggieandmaddogs.com/

Address: 83000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada

After Dinner: Ocean View Inn & Sports Pub https://theocean-view.com/tee-pub

Address: 84500 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada


Breakfast: Blond Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory – Outside in Serenity Garden https://www.blondgiraffe.com/

Address: 92220 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier

Lunch: Blackwater Siren (Bayside) https://www.facebook.com/blackwatersirenkeylargo/photos/?ref=page_internal

107690 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo

Dinner: Square Grouper (Bayside) https://squaregrouperbarandgrill.com/

Address80460 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada

After Dinner: Hog Heaven Sports Bar and Grill https://hogheavensportsbar.com/?fbclid=IwAR3KotalCMV1eHZwF346DTGiSc4xUA3h622JtIy-GDxnE0wkPbn8EzBkUSo

Address: 85361 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
David Lazowski, my manager at Fairway Mortgage Independent Corporation, gave me a chance when someone recommended not to do so. He always provided support, love, training, and anything else needed to succeed. The relationship has been eight great years, and we are looking forward to serving and helping others.

Website: https://www.makefloridayourhome.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/makefloridayourhome/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/makefloirdayourhome/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mortgagemagic

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philipganz/

Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/phil-ganz-fairway-mortgage-key-largo-2

Other: https://calendly.com/lowrate/15min?month=2022-04

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