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.
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
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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
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:
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
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.
Avalon Dunes Condo 599 Scenic Gulf Drive UNIT 103, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
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
The panoramic Gulf views from this south-facing Azure condo are worth their weight
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.
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
In 2018, What Were the Top Selling Condos in Destin and the 30A Area?
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.
What Were the Most Popular Destin & 30A Communities in 2018?
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.
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
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.