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Home Selling Tips

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

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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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 Island Echo condo

Perfect Example of the Ideal Investment Condo Rental

This picture perfect Island Echo condo in Fort Walton Beach went under contract in just 5 days. Congratulations to our buyer who has just what they were looking for. I'm certain the seller is also pleased that their condo sold so quickly.

This property had everything you could want in an investment rental:

  • Priced right for the market
  • Beachfront with incredible views
  • Has a strong history of rental income with the potential to increase
  • Building has good choice of amenities
  • Turnkey property that's rental ready

 We Can Help

These types of Destin area investments are in big demand and when listed don't last long. If you're in the market for an investment rental, let us

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Quick Sales - How Do They Do It?

You know that if your home sells quickly, you're probably doing something right. Whether it's the price, the condition of the home, or possibly just the demand of the neighborhood or condo complex. Maybe it's just hitting on that magical buyer who has found their dream home.

There are some things you need to know about the current Destin and 30A real estate market to help increase your chances of a quick sale. See below we for more detail about what's working, popular price ranges and areas:

  • How Do I Price My Home to Sell Quickly?
  • What's So Special About These Homes?
  • What Price Ranges Sell Faster?
  • What Areas Sell Faster?

Pricing to Sell, Not Sitting on the Shelf

how much is your property worth

There is currently a

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value over price

Search By Value Over Price and Expand Your Home Buying Options

Destin Home and condo prices showed hearty increases last year, but that trend has leveled off slightly. As a result the market is saturated with over priced homes waiting to sell. How can you as a new buyer take advantage of this? Search by value over price.

Every real estate market has its opportunities. Value based searching is a way for buyers to take advantage of the current real estate climate in Destin and the 30A. It's also the perfect strategy for getting more home than you planned on.

How To Get More Home Than You Budgeted For

When searching for a home, buyers generally define their budget, and then begin searching within that bracket. For instance, perhaps you've

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Happy Home Sellers in Niceville, FL

Niceville home under contract in 1 day

That makes for one happy seller when your home goes under contract in one day. We are certain that the new buyers will be just as happy with their new Niceville home. Congratulations to all.

View all current listings for Niceville, Florida real estate

If you're considering a move in the Destin or 30A area, the team at Destin Real Estate would love to assist you in selling your home. Contact us, or for more information.

 

 

 

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Break out the Champagne for These February Buyers & Sellers

We're so happy to have worked with the clients who have either bought or sold these homes this past February. Enjoy your new houses as you move onto a new chapter in your life.

celebrate

Avalon Dunes Condo
599 Scenic Gulf Drive UNIT 103, Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Avalon Dunes condo

Unparalleled views and privacy from this upgraded condo in Avalon Dunes. This is a non-rental residence that has been lovingly cared for by the previous owners. Sold in 24 days, both buyer and seller came out ahead in this one.

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Azure Condo
1150 Santa Rosa Boulevard, 518, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Azure condo

The panoramic Gulf views from this south-facing Azure condo are worth their weight

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Congratulations to these February Home Sellers

The new year started with a bang for these Destin area home sellers. From a custom Niceville home that sold in 1 day, to a luxury beachfront penthouse in Ariel Dunes, congratulations and enjoy your new homes.

February sold listings by Destin Real Estate

Ariel Dunes II
122 Seascape Drive 2402, Miramar Beach, FL

Who could resist this luxury 4-bedroom penthouse, featuring panoramic Gulf of Mexico views from each and every window. Situated in Ariel Dunes II in the desirable Seascape Resort, this condo is a real prize for the new owners.

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Bluewater Bay, Niceville
511 Spring Acres Cove Cove, Niceville, FL

Almost brand new, this custom home in Niceville sold in just 1 day! This home was lovingly

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In 2018, What Were the Top Selling Condos in Destin and the 30A Area?

2018 top selling Destin condos

Looking back to 2018, here are the condo market highlights for Destin, the 30A and surrounding Emerald Coast. See below for last year's hottest selling Destin condos and average sale prices. This is a handy little tool for anyone considering a condo sale or purchase in the Destin area.

Quick Condo Facts From January 1 to December 31, 2018

# of Condos Sold: 2,004

Average sale price was $462,436

Average Sqft: 1,285

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

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What Were the Most Popular Destin & 30A Communities in 2018?

2018 home sales in Destin, Florida

The info below spotlights the 2018 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, 2018

4,153 single family homes sold

Average sale price was $600,227

Average Sqft: 2,241

Average Days on Market: 82

Highest Sold Price: $10,750,000 for a Seagrove beach house, 6,462 square feet  with 7 bedrooms and 10 baths. The home sat Gulf front with an elegant outdoor entertainment area with pool and private walkover to the beach. The 3 story, with elevator, was sold completely furnished.

Highest selling home in Seagrove

Top Selling Subdivisions by Price

These are

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How Did the Destin & 30A Market Perform in 2018?

2018 Destin market report

Here are the 2018 year-end real estate stats for homes and condos in Destin and the surrounding Emerald Coast. Find out which areas were hot sellers for condos, homes and townhomes and, where did prices go up, or down.

2018 Condo Sales for Destin & 30A

2018 stats for Destin & 30A condos sales

The number of overall condo sales in the Destin and 30A area increased by 7% in 2018. Average sale prices went up 15% and homes sold about 96% of their asking price. Some of the biggest gains in overall number of homes sold were in Destin (+19%), Navarre (+15%) and Miramar/Sandestin Resort (+10%).

Average sale prices for condos in 30A West jumped by 77%, 37% in 30A East and 16% in Miramar/Sandestin Resort.

Top 10 Selling Condo

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