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Destin Real Estate News and Blog

Four Mile Village, a Beachfront Paradise

Sea Oats by the beach at Four Mile Village, Miramar Beach FL

Just off Hwy 98 amid the bustling malls and resorts of Miramar Beach, Florida is a hidden gem that even some locals have yet to explore. In fact, traveling down the densely forested Village Road and through the gates of Four Mile Village is like taking a step back in time. Four Mile Village is reminiscent of the old Florida before the big hotels and condos. When people came to the area to truly get away from it all, surround themselves in nature and relax. Days were filled with fishing, walking the white sand beaches, and splashing in the Gulf with the kids. 

Designed for quality not quantity, Four Mile Village has fewer than 50 homesites, each sitting on oversized lots with height restrictions to

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Spring home sales by Destin Real Estate

The team at Destin Real Estate is happy to congratulate these Spring home buyers and sellers on their new purchases and sales. After a stressful few months, the restraints on the market were lifted and it was back to business as usual in the Destin market. You'll notice from the "Days on Market" that these Destin and surrounding Emerald Coast listings weren't on the market for long.

The following Destin area homes and condos have either been "Sold" or accepted "Under Contract" in the last 2 months.

 Don't hesitate to contact Tim, or any of the team at Destin Real Estate to set up a private viewing of any Destin or nearby homes that interest you.

SOLD!

SOLD! Gulf Terrace Condo in Destin, FL 

4000 Gulf Terrace Drive 150, Destin, FL

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Waterfront home in Destin and the Emerald Coast, Florida

The timing couldn't be better to purchase a Florida investment property in Destin or the surrounding Emerald Coast.

Now that vacation rentals in the Destin area are once again open for business, we're starting to see a huge demand for these properties. In fact, the number of new condo listings from the beginning of May to June 15, 2020 is already 7% higher than the same time in 2019. People are starting to list again and the buyers are coming out of the woodwork.

Average sale prices are up by 10% for condos and 16% for single-family homes. Interest rates are at all time lows. It's a win/win for both buyers and sellers of Destin homes and condos.

- Buying an Investment Rental Home
- Buying an Investment Rental Condo

Top Selling Home & Condo

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Florida sport fishing

So it looks like the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic in Destin, Florida is a go for 2020. There will be a few changes, fewer or no public events, but still an exciting tournament for all to enjoy. Here is the official announcement as reported on fishecbc.com:

IMPORTANT TOURNAMENT UPDATE
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic will take place June 17th-21st. We’ve monitored the impact and regulations surrounding the Coronavirus and feel we can hold the tournament safely and responsibly with no social or public events and by asking our participants to follow social distancing and other health precautions.

Over the next week we’ll be modifying procedures and updating the schedule. In the meantime we would like to take this time to thank our

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Under contract listings with Destin Real Estate

The demand for Destin home sales this March and April/2020 has proven that real estate is indeed an essential service in Florida. Congratulations to these recent home buyers and sellers who helped to sustain the real estate market during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Don't hesitate to contact Tim, or any of the team at Destin Real Estate to set up a private viewing of any Destin or nearby homes that interest you.

Under Contract! Crystal Beach Home on the Gulf

Nantucket Cottages in Crystal Beach is a popular Destin community, especially for investment rentals. Loaded with new upgrades, this home is ready to start making money.

Under Contract in 11 Days - New Build in Destin, Florida

This 3-bedroom home in Destin is still under construction and

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Gulf Coast Waterfront Investment Condo - Completely Renovated

114 Mainsail Dr Unit 217, MIRAMAR BEACH, FL – $475,000 - MLS #833037

Mainsail condo Gulf view

Don't miss this gorgeous 2-bedroom residence in Mainsail Condos in Miramar Beach, Florida. A walkway from your balcony leads directly to the pool or 700 feet of beach frontage. Recently remodeled, right down to the sparkling granite countertops, tile backsplash, custom lighting, master bath with garden tub, and so much more. Completely furnished with beach access and amazing Gulf views, this is a turnkey rental investment property in Miramar Beach.

View this complete Mainsail Condo listing now

Quick Facts

  • Gulf waterfront with view
  • 2nd Story with beach walkout
  • 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
  • 1,208 square
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NEW Custom Home in Crystal Beach - It's a Beauty!

89 Cobia Street, Destin, FL 32541| MLS  #841501| $1,539,000

Crystal Beach home at 89 Cobia Street, Destin, FL 32541

It will be tough not to keep this gorgeous Crystal Beach home all to yourself; but, the rental potential may be too tough to resist. Situated in desirable Crystal Beach, this beach home is just a short walk to the white sand beach and turquoise Gulf waters. A few minutes to the east is Henderson Beach State Park - perfect for beach picnics with the family.

This brand new home has everything you could every desire for a beach vacation. With seven bedrooms (including five suites), a large open kitchen and gathering area, there's plenty of room for multiple family gatherings. The gorgeous private pool and oversized patio is the icing on

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In 2019, What Were the Top Selling Condos in Destin and the 30A Area?

2019 Top selling condos in Destin, Florida

Quick Condo Facts From January 1 to December 31, 2019

# of Condos Sold: 1,891

Average sale price was $448,284

Average Sqft: 1,272

Average Days on Market: 118

Highest Sold Price: The highest price for a condo sold in the Destin area was $4,050,000. This was for a to be constructed 3-bedroom condo in Thirty One, A Condo Development, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Its elevated setting lended to spectacular panoramic views from most rooms in the residence.

 

Top Selling Condos by Price

This list is derived from the top selling condos in 2019. Sorted by price range, you'll find listings for all budgets: under $200,000 to over $1 million. At a glance, this gives you

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How Did the Destin & 30A Market Perform in 2019?

2019 Destin Market Trends

These are the 2019 market trends for real estate sales in Destin and the 30A. We've broken it down by:

  • Condo Sales Summary
  • Top Selling Condos
  • Single-Family Home Sales
  • Top Selling Neighborhoods
  • Townhome Sales
  • Beachfront Home Sales
  • Beachfront Condo Sales

2019 Condo Sales for Destin & 30A

The number of overall condo sales in the Destin and 30A area had a slight decrease (-9%)) in 2019, along with Average Sale Prices (-3%). Still condos sold for a strong 96% of their asking price. However this dip was only temporary, as of the end of January, 2020, the market showed a marked recovery with a 29% increase in the number of condos under contract and selling for an

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These Were the Most Popular Destin & 30A Communities in 2019

2019 Top Selling Condos in Destin & 30A, Florida

The info below spotlights the 2019 real estate market for single-family homes in Destin, the 30A and surrounding Emerald Coast. See hottest selling subdivisions and average sale prices.

Quick Facts From January 1 to December 31, 2019

4,520 single family homes sold

Average sale price was $590,677

Average Sqft: 2,204

Average Days on Market: 73

Highest Sold Price: $8,995,000 for a Gulf front Seagrove beach house located very close to the Seaside community. At 4,446 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 6 baths, this is the epitome of a Florida beachfront estate home. Boasting elaborate finishings such as Italian stone floors and an elegant custom staircase, this was a special

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