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Home Buying Tips

Tips that I've learned through the years, or that others have shared that might be of help to home buyers out there. Some of these are relevant to buyers in the Destin area, others are just general information worthy of a share.

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Nantucket Cottages - Beachview Home for Sale

69 Crystal Beach Drive UNIT 7, Destin, FL 32541| MLS  #837588| $485,000

Nantucket Cottages, Destin, Florida

We don't see listings very often in the desirable Nantucket Cottages, Destin, Florida. This is one of the few Destin communities to purchase affordable investment properties for detached family homes. Located in Crystal Beach, right across the street from the Gulf of Mexico, this is a dream property for both vacationers and home owners alike.

The floor plan accommodates both large and smaller rental groups as each floor is completely self-sufficient. The lock-out style design consists of two levels with each containing a full kitchen, bedroom, and bunk area that is well appointed and decorated in the current coastal style and

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Destin West beachfront condo under contract

This amazing beachfront condo in Destin West Beach & Bay Resort has gone under contract - just in time for the holidays. This Destin Gulf front property has the potential to be a rental machine. Recently renovated, the residence features breathtaking penthouse views, and has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus a bunk.

Congratulations to the new buyers, you will love your Destin Gulf front condo!

For those of you who missed out, see current listings for similar properties below. Or, search by these popular terms:

Destin beachfront condos
Investment condos
30A Gulf Front condos

Destin Beachfront Condos for Sale from $450,000 to $550,000

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Investment rental vacation properties

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

What Makes These Outstanding Investment Opportunities?

Hot off the press an updated listing of top-selling Gulf Coast investment properties currently being offered as vacation rentals in the Destin & 30A area. Most are furnished and currently rented, and represent turnkey investments in various price ranges.

An investment property won't necessarily have all of these features, but many will contain some or all. What is important to you really depends on what you're looking for. Ask yourself, is it long term investment that will be a permanent vacation rental, or maybe a seasonal rental that you'll be using as well.

Commonly found features you'll find among these Destin

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Sold homes by Destin Real Estate, Fall 2019

The team at Destin Real Estate has had a busy Fall delivering homes to our wonderful clients. Congratulations on your new sale or purchase, just in time for the holidays.

SOLD LISTINGS BY DESTIN REAL ESTATE

Home Sold in Lakeside at Blue Mountain Beach
45 Matts Way, Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Home Sold by Destin Real Estate, Blue Mountain Beach, Florida

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Condo Sold in Coral Reef Club
2708 Scenic Hwy. 98, 021, Destin, FL

Condo Sold in Coral Reef Club by Destin Real Estate

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Condo Sold in St. Croix at Silver Shells
15300 Emerald Coast Parkway, #302, Destin, FL

Condo Sold in St. Croix at Silver Shells by Destin Real Estate

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Home Sold in Shipwatch
15 Lake Court, Miramar Beach, FL

Home Sold in Shipwatch by Destin Real Estate

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LISTINGS UNDER CONTRACT

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Treasure Sands Investment Rentals $90,000+

41 S Payne Street, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 | MLS  #832813| $895,000

Treasure Sands home - front view

This fetching beach cottage in Miramar Beach would make a wonderful permanent or second home. However, if an investment is your end goal, this property is a rental machine with earnings upwards of $90,000 annually. Perfect for any vacationing group or family, the beach is just minutes away, as is the Outlet Mall and trendy local eateries.

With 6 bedrooms and 5 full baths, and a private pool, this home was built to handle large groups with ease. Two of the 6 bedrooms have two sets of bunk beds. The home comes fully furnished and is ready to start generating income.

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Quick Facts

  • 6 Bedrooms, 4
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Save Thousands on these Home & Condo Deals from Destin Real Estate

summer home savings Destin Real Estate

We're happy to pass on these great savings for Destin and 30A homes that have just been reduced in price.

 

Gulfview Heights, Santa Rosa Beach

NOW: $1,699,000 - reduced by $78,222 | MLS# 821882

135 Buddy St, SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL

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135 Buddy St, SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL

Village at Blue Mountain Beach, Santa Rosa Beach

WAS $550,000 -NOW: $535,000 -  | MLS# 817727

35 Heidi Heights Dr, SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL

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35 Heidi Heights Dr, SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL

Destin West Beach & Bay Resort - Gulfside, Destin

NOW: $510,000 - reduced by $19,500 | MLS# 820015

1515 S.E.

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 NOW UNDER CONTRACT!

New Home in Lakeside at Blue Mountain Beach

45 Matts Way, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 | MLS  #829784 | $834,000

Lakeside at Blue Mountain Beach home: front

This brand new Florida Cottage style home in Lakeside at Blue Mountain Beach is completely stunning, inside and out. No expense was spared with the upgraded finishes which take this Santa Rosa Beach home to another level. The homesite is nestled in amongst a wooded area backing onto Point Washington State Park, providing a private, and scenic natural setting.

This new construction home in Blue Mountain Beach would make an excellent investment rental or family home. View this complete listing now

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UNDER CONTRACT!

$285,000 - 501 Gulf Shore Drive UNIT 9, Destin, FL 32541 - Holiday Isle

 Isla Blanca Gulf view

There are just 19 residences in the Isla Blanca complex on Holiday Isle in Destin, Florida. Unit #9 has 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 1 half bath, and measures a generous 1,501 square feet. Bright sun and water views spill out from the living room and master bedrooms.  Browse all available townhomes for sale in Isla Blanca

Isla Blanca bedroom

Isla Blanca bedroom

Kitchen

The townhome features an attractive coastal decor, accentuated by white shutters, cabinetry and trim. The kitchen opens to the main living room with only a mirrored divider between.

Isla Blanca kitchen

Amazing Canal Views

A 16' balcony offers additional views over the canals. The perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee,

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Okaloosa Island - a Dream Destination for Waterfront Property

Okaloosa Island beachfront condos

Looking for a waterfront condo on the Gulf Coast? You need to add Okaloosa Island to the top of your list.

Okaloosa Island is a bit of a hidden gem when it comes to real estate. The community borders both the Intercoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico, offering a huge selection of waterfront options at surprisingly affordable price points.

Okaloosa Island Condo Stats - 2018 - 2019

Condo sales in Okaloosa Island continue to do well in 2019. The number sold is down slightly, but we have more New and Active listings and the Average Sale Price is up by 2%.  Real estate in Okaloosa Island offers great value for the money. The average price of a condo overlooking the Intercoastal

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Harbor Landing condo for sale in Destin, Florida

725 Gulf Shore Dr Unit 404a, DESTIN, FL – $695,000

Reduced by $80,000, this Destin condo in Harbor Landing is a great deal. The location couldn't be better, situated on Holiday Isle overlooking Destin harbor, you'll enjoy panoramic views with your morning coffee. In the evening, the twinkling lights of the city surround you. Everything is truly at your doorstep, including the option of a 40' boat slip available for separate purchase.

The condo has 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 1 half bath. It measures 2,388 square feet and was built in 2004. The main living is bright, open with pretty much a complete wall of glass. The master bedroom with ensuite, features its own balcony access. The entire condo comes fully furnished, ready to move in or rent

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