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These are the Top Selling Condos in Destin, 30A and Surrounding Area

Here's a summary of the 2018 YTD condo market in Destin, the 30A and surrounding Emerald Coast. See below for an extensive list of the hottest selling Destin condos for sale and average sale prices.

Quick Facts From January 1 to October 31, 2018

# of Condos Sold: 2,007

Average sale price was $462,898

Average Sqft: 1,295

Average Days on Market: 129

Highest Sold Price: The highest price for a condo sold in the Destin area was $5,500,000. The list price was $4,250,000! This was a brand new, 5 bedroom, 5 bath penthouse at Costa Blanca on 3oA west.

 Costa Blanca condo on 30A

Top Selling Condos by Price

These are the most popular condos YTD, based on number of sales. Listed by price…

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beachfront condos in Destin, Florida

Top Beachfront Investment Rentals in Destin & the 30A - January - September 2018

Probably one of the first questions a prospective renter asks is "how close is it to the beach?" There is no doubt that beachfront rentals are among the most lucrative choices for investment real estate in Destin and the Emerald Coast.  Homes, condos and townhomes sitting directly on the beach with the Gulf of Mexico laid out before them, are often rental machines. The following blog post will explain:

  • What Are the Top Beachfront Investment Condos in Destin & the 30A
  • Links to Top Selling Investment Condos
  • What Are the Top Beachfront Investment Areas for Single-Family Homes
  • Links to Top Selling Areas for Beachfront Investment Homes
  • How to Find…

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It's been a busy spring for real estate in Destin, the 30A and surrounding Miramar Beach, Sandestin Resort, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach. We've got a good supply of inventory, but could always use more. Prices in most areas have increased since the same time in 2017 as well as the number of sales.

Here is a quick snapshot of 2018 year to date condo and single-family home sales and price increases in Destin and the 30A, along with the areas with top results. Whether you're buying or selling, this will give you an idea of where real estate is hot right now.

Year to Date Condo Stats for Destin & the 30A

Top Condo Sales

condo sales volume

Condo sales were up 32% overall, with huge increases in most areas. Some of the top producers were:

  • 30A East: 49%

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2018 Destin market stats

Thinking of buying or listing a home or condo in Destin or along the 30A? The following stats show you the top selling markets, overall sales stats comparing the 1st quarter in 2017 vs 2017, and where we've seen the highest price increases.

  

2018 1st Quarter Condo Sales for Destin & 30A

Condos in the Destin and 30A area saw more substantial increases with a 21% gain overall in average condo prices. Several areas saw huge price increases including: 30A East (+71%), 30A West (+35%), Miramar/Sandestin Resort (+31%), and Niceville (+13%). There were 500 condos sold in the first quarter 2018 for an average 96% of list price.

The highest price condo sold was $2,200,000 in Sanctuary by the Sea.

Check out our blog post "2018 Top Selling…

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The numbers are in for the top selling condos in the Destin, 30A area. The top three spots are once again Sandpiper Cove, Ariel Dunes and Waterscape. Overall, we saw a 12% increase in the number of condos sold along the Emerald Coast with prices going up an average 5%.

Destin 2017 condo stats

Ariel Dunes, located in Miramar Beach is moderately priced from the mid $200s to the mid $400s. It's a perfect spot for a vacation with lake and Gulf of Mexico views, resort-style amenities and golf course.

Sandpiper Cove is a low-rise condo in Holiday Isle and directly across the street from the beach entrance. Condos are economically priced from the mid $100s to the mid $300s.

Waterscape is a mid-rise condo right on the white sand beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Great…

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New Waterfront Townhomes in Fort Walton Beach

Sound Side Lofts, Fort Walton Beach

Everyone is talking about Sound Side Lofts, the new waterfront townhomes under construction in Fort Walton Beach. Spanning 2 acres at 340 Bonita Avenue, Sound Side Lofts will feature twenty residences in two, 10-unit buildings. Situated along Santa Rosa Sound, every loft will have Intracoastal and Okaloosa Island views, with one building directly overlooking the water.

Townhome residences will feature a contemporary two-story plan with high 14-foot ceilings, and luxury upgrades. Each loft comes with garage and boat slip.

The following styles will be available:

  • 16, three-bedrooms with 2 1/2 bathrooms - prices starting in the mid $400s
  • 4, four-bedroom units with 3 bathrooms - prices…

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Just Listed - Beachfront Condo in El Matador, Okaloosa Island

Only $345,800 for this exceptional 2-bedroom beachfront condo in El Matador, Okaloosa Island. Fully furnished, the new owners can begin renting immediately.

A host of resort-style amenities include two swimming pools (one heated), whirlpools, saunas, fitness room, tennis, pickelball and basketball courts, all within a gated, monitored community.

beachfront condo in El Matador

We'd love to give you a tour of this wonderful beachfront condo in El Matador. Interested in other options? Give us an idea of your price range and needs and we'll create a list of properties you probably never considered. Just or email Tim for more information.

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Okaloosa County homes sell in 6 days

Both of these beautiful Okaloosa County homes sold in just 6 days, making for two very happy sellers. 

SOLD $422,000 - 1012 Napa Way, Niceville, FL

This Niceville home was a lovely 1-story in Chardonnay Estates, in the Bluewater Bay area. Sold in just 6 days, this 2,500 square foot house was immaculate and featured an inground pool landscaped with brick pavers, spacious, and bright floor plan, large eat-in kitchen, transoms above windows, walk-through shower and much more.

SOLD $225,000 - 724 Vintage Circle, Destin, FL

This West Destin home sold quickly in 6 days for 100% of list price! In perfect condition, right in the heart of Destin, this affordable bungalow was a seller's dream.

If you've been considering a sale of your home,…

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Waterscape condo in Okaloosa Island FL

SOLD IN 1 DAY! Waterscape condominium, Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach. This 1-bedroom, 2-bath beachfront condo sold after just 1 day on the market for $347,500. This unit consistently grosses close to $38K in rental revenue each year. 

A fun family resort, Waterscape is a popular rental with an ideal Gulf front location. In addition to the nearby white sandy beach, Waterscape features several swimming pools with splash park, lazy river and10 foot waterfall, 10 gas grills, hot tubs, fitness room, tennis courts,  game room and conference room. The ideal location is close to golf courses, restaurants and plenty of activities.

This listing got away, but Waterscape is a top-selling condominium resort in Fort Walton Beach. View the latest…

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This Destin real estate update for July 2016 gives you a snapshot of home, condo and land sales in Destin FL and the surrounding Emerald Coast.

When summer rolls around, rental season kicks into full gear and sellers are less willing and less negotiable to sell.  Buyers don't seem to notice too much though, as their attention turns to outdoor activities and our beautiful beaches. That being said, residential sales in the Destin area totaled $351,547,336. The average sale price was $372,008 and real estate averaged only 111 days on the market. The average seller received 95% of their asking price.

Strong July performing areas included:

  • Navarre: 159 sales
  • Fort Walton Beach: 149 sales
  • Crestview: 112 sales
  • Miramar/Sandestin: 95 sales

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