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.

Exploring Spring Real Estate Trends in Destin

It's springtime in Destin and we thought it was time for a April 2024 market update. Looking at Destin, Florida and the surrounding 30A, we're starting to see a spike in listing activity with a huge increase of homes and condos for sale in Destin, Miramar Beach and the surrounding areas. It seems that every week the collection of New Listings is growing.

Overall, real estate prices in Destin and 30A-East have increased and sales have remained close to or slightly lower than April, 2023. Sellers are beginning to list more and more, but buyers are still a bit apprehensive; perhaps waiting for a sign that mortgage rates will begin trending south. Once that happens, we'll have a more favorable buyers market…

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5-Bedroom Home on Huge Lot w/ Room for Boat or RV

17 Bluewater Point Road, Niceville, FL 32578 | MLS #948017

ONLY $875,000 - VIEW LISTING HERE

Front drive of Niceville home

Have you always been drawn to a home near the water? Welcome to your dream home in this coastal neighborhood in Niceville, Florida. Situated on over half an acre, this home is nestled among majestic oaks and lush, mature landscaping. The picturesque shores of Choctawhatchee Bay are close by, offering a blend of scenic beauty and recreational opportunities, making it an ideal place to live. Private, yet just minutes to local schools, shops and dining, this exquisite Niceville property offers the perfect blend of luxury, and functionality.

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Quick Facts

  • 5 bedrooms, 4…

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Happy new home

A New Year Brings a New Home

2023 has brought a flurry of activity in the Destin market. We'd like to take this time to congratulate these Destin Real Estate clients on their new home and condo purchases.

There are many homes that have been on the market for lengthy periods of time, don't be discouraged. We have an archive of anxious buyers who are just waiting to be matched with the perfect property. If you see something you like, below, don't hesitate to enquire about similar properties that might be available.

Under Contract! Destin Waterfront Penthouse in Barataria

This exceptional waterfront condo in Destin features panoramic harbor views. Perfect for families or entertaining, this Barataria condo measures 2,778 square feet and…

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Furnished Investment Home in Miramar Beach, FL

83 Windancer Lane, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 | MLS #907426

UNDER CONTRACT! $1,099,999 $1,299,900

Front of home in Windancer Shores

Don't miss you opportunity to own this lovely fully-furnished, 3-bedroom vacation home in Windancer Cottages, Miramar Beach, Florida. A proven rental property, this home has everything you could want to enjoy a family vacation in Miramar Beach. It's a short stroll to deeded beach access, has private swimming pool and hot tub and sleeps 10 people in total. Guests may also take advantage of the amenities at Windancer Condos, including heated pool and BBQ grills.

This is a turnkey investment home for sale in the popular Miramar Beach area. The rental history speaks for itself:

  • 2021 Rental History:…

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3-Bedroom Home in Caribe, Miramar Beach, FL

50 Rue Caribe, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 | MLS #912312

$995,000

Entry to Miramar Beach home in Caribe

Enjoy the cool summer breezes in your very own Caribbean cottage in the coastal South Walton community of Caribe. The home features include coastal decor, hardwood floors, granite countertops, multiple porches and balconies, spacious yard, and carport.

Caribe is a very quiet neighborhood made up with many primary and second non-rental homeowners, plus short-term rentals are permitted. Caribe has excellent amenities including fishing lake, and more than 500 feet of private beach. It's also situated close to 30A, so you've got quick access to the best restaurants, shopping and beaches on the Emerald Coast.

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Beachfront view from waterfront home

Why Live in a Beachfront House?

A beachfront home on the Gulf, or anywhere for that matter, really is ALL it's made out to be. There's something about looking out over that expansive blue space that that just makes you feel good. Now imagine waking up to that view every day, and falling asleep to the rhythmic sound of the waves lapping against the shore. Living by the ocean is a lifestyle like no other.

Science has proven time and again that beachfront living offers health benefits, for your body and soul. The convenience factor is a given. There's no packing up the car for spending a day by the shore. The beach is there in all its majesty, just waiting for you, day after day.

Top 10 Reasons to Live in a Beachfront Home

While there are…

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January-June Destin Market Report

Spotlight on the Destin Market for Jan - June 2022


Average sales prices continue to increase (18%) YTD compared to the same time in 2021. The number of homes and condos sold are down slightly as buyers react to increasing interest rates and real estate prices. In spite of this, 2022 continues to be an active year for Destin and 30A real estate. Inventory levels are starting to increase, giving buyers more selection, and listings are selling close to their asking price.

Here is a quick snapshot of the YTD real estate market in Destin, Florida and the surrounding Gulf Coast from January to June 2022.

YTD Jan - June 2022: Single-Family Home Sales - Destin & 30A

YTD from January to June, 2022, Single-Family homes in the Destin area…

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Furnished & Rental Ready - 3-Bedroom Beachfront Condo

1048 E Highway 98 703w, DESTIN, FL 32541 | MLS #896033

$1,690,000 (SOLD!)

Silver Beach Towers beachfront

This is your chance to own a beachfront vacation rental in Silver Beach Towers Resort. Located in the heart of Destin, Florida, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and just steps from the silky white sand beach, this is an opportunity that doesn't come along often. Each residence in Silver Beach Towers has nine foot ceilings, private balcony and quality finishings such as Corian countertops, and cultured marble in the bathrooms.

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Quick Facts

  • Built in 2004
  • 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 1,790 Square Feet
  • Furnished and rental ready
  • Located on the 7th floor of…

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Spotlight on the Destin Market for March 2022

March 2022 Destin real estate summary

Here is a quick snapshot of the March 2022 real estate market in Destin, Florida and the surrounding Gulf Coast.

Destin Market Summary - March 2022

March 2022 has proved to be a busy sellers market for Destin and 30A real estate. Buyers aren't squabbling over prices with homes selling for list or just over the asking price. In March, Average Sales Prices were still going up (14%). Inventory is still a challenge with 15% fewer new Active Listings then the same time last year. Areas where we are seeing a substantial increase in the number of sales over last year are 30A West (+11%), and Freeport (+32%).

March 2022 Single-Family Home Sales - Destin & 30A

Single-Family homes in the Destin…

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Waterview Home in Exclusive Destin Pointe, Furnished, Rental Ready

3605 Waverly Cir, DESTIN, FL 32541 | MLS #894519

REDUCED! NOW $1,200,000

Positioned in a tropical landscape this New Orleans inspired home was constructed by Destin Pointe architect, Lloyd Vogt, as his private coastal retreat. Design features such as twelve foot ceilings, hardwood floors, French doors, expansive windows, private porches, and functional shutters are just some of the distinctive features that add to the ambience. Top it off with an inground pool nestled in a private courtyard, and a roof top observation deck with 360-degree Gulf of Mexico views, and you have a truly unique home in Destin Pointe. Fully furnished, it is ready to enjoy or to use as a turnkey rental…

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