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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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Destin and 30A real estate market report 2021

2021 Property Values Continue to Climb in Destin & 30A

2021 was an aggressive year for buying and selling real estate in Destin, the 30A and surrounding Florida Gulf Coast. Buyers were faced with high prices, a leaner choice of inventory, and bidding wars. The offers with fewest contingencies and often higher than asking price were often the winners.

Home and condo sellers in 2021 saw their property values increase beyond the norm. They often reaped the benefits of a quick sale that was close or over their asking price. They also faced the challenging prospect of finding a new place to live, in a difficult market. 

2021 brought significant increases to the Destin, Florida real estate market and surrounding Gulf Coast:

  • Sales Volume was…

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2021 Beachfront condos in Destin and 30A

Beachfront condos on the Florida Gulf coast continue to be among the most sought after properties in the Destin and 30A surrounding area. Award-winning beaches and sunny weather make the Gulf Coast a prime vacation destination. Whether you're seeking a permanent residence overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, a family vacation getaway, or an investment rental, the market is ripe with opportunity. Many of these beachfront condos come furnished with established vacation rental income, providing turn key investment opportunities.

This is your ultimate guide to beachfront 2021 condo sales in Destin or the Emerald Coast. Below you'll find:

Beachfront Condo List

One of the most extensive lists of beachfront condos for Destin and the surrounding 30A. Get…

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Home sales by Destin Real Estate

Congratulations on the quick sales of these Destin & Emerald Coast homes that were listed less than 14 days. Real estate on the Florida Gulf Coast has been selling almost as fast as we can list it.

UNDER CONTRACT in 2 Days!
205 NE Opp Blvd Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

This 2 bedroom, 2 bath home in Cinco Bayou, Fort Walton Beach, Florida received multiple offers after being listed for only 2 days.

UNDER CONTRACT in 3 Days!
6109 Burbank Court, Crestview, FL 32536

This gorgeous custom home in Carnegie Hills, Crestview, Florida has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. Sitting on half an acre with inground pool, there are more upgrades and extra features than we can list.

UNDER CONTRACT in 3 Days!
291 Scenic Gulf Drive UNIT 1202,…

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Sold multiple offers sign

2021 has absolutely started with a bang in the Destin real estate market. We're seeing extremes like never before. Where buyers may have demonstrated some hesitancy in 2020, this year they're all in and showing up in droves. Homes and condos in the Destin area are remaining on the market just an average of 69 days before selling - 62% less time than in 2020!

The Average Sale Price has increased by 43%, depending on the property type. Overall Sales is up 100%. Although the Number of listings have increased by 40%, the Total Active properties are down -21%. While buyers are coming forward, sellers are still sitting on the fence. As a result, inventory is at an all time low, with supply not meeting the demand.

At the time of this writing there were…

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Top selling beachfront condos in Destin and the 30A for 2020

2020 brought us record numbers for beachfront condos sold in Destin, the 30A and surrounding Florida Emerald coast.  These properties are situated so close to the Gulf of Mexico that the only thing separating you from the soft, white sand, is a beach walkover. This is prime Florida real estate, destined to hold its value for years to come. Many of these waterfront condos have proven vacation rental income, providing turn key investment opportunities. Others, see this as the ideal warm, sunny, office space for those now working from home. If you've never experienced a Gulf front condo lifestyle, maybe it's time to give it a try.

Destin Beachfront Condos - Quick Stats for 2020

How many beachfront Condos were sold in 2020 in the Destin area?

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Sellers market sign2021 real estate in Destin and the surrounding Emerald Coast has one of the most active seller's markets we've seen in years. We're seeing a lot of interested buyers purchasing from out of state. As "work from anywhere" has become the norm, many are seeking a sunny, beachfront in-home office to work from. Others are just taking advantage of the great interest rates.

For the period of January, 2021 we saw the following Percent of List rates and Average Sale Prices:

Townhome or Attached Residences:
Percent of List: 99%
Average Sale Price: $418,352 - a 38% increase from 2020

Condos:
Percent of List: 97%
Average Sale Price: $494,404 - a 28% increase from 2020

Single-Family Homes:
Percent of List: 98%
Average Sale Price: $640,529 - a 31% increase from…

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Good News for Destin & 30A Real Estate Sales in 2020

2020 market trends in Destin, 30A & the Emerald Coast, Florida

The 2020 real estate market in Destin and the 30A performed far better than most would have thought. 2020 was a tough year, but folks prevailed as life went on along the Emerald Coast in Florida. The successful buyer in 2020 had done their homework, were patient, diligent, and made strong and confident offers when they found what they wanted. That will be the standard in 2021 as well.

There were two big contributors to a successful real estate market in Destin and the 30A in 2020:

1. Demand for Coastal Properties

We saw demand for coastal area properties surge post covid as companies transitioned to a more "work from anywhere" approach with employees seeking more tax favorable…

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Hottest Selling Condos in Destin and the 30A Area for 2020

2020 Top selling condos in Destin and the 30A, FL

Quick Condo Facts From January 1 to December 31, 2020

# of Condos Sold: 2,515

Average sale price was $475,199

Average Sqft: 1,268

Average Days on Market: 106

Highest Sold Price: The highest price for a condo sold in the Destin area was $4,750,000. Selling in just 18 days, this 4-Bedroom, 5-Bath turn-key villa at Thirty-One on 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida and boasts unobstructed Gulf of Mexico and beach views.

 

Top Selling Condos by Price

This list is derived from the top selling condos in 2020. Sorted by price range, you'll find listings for most budgets: from $300,000 to over $1 million. At a glance, this gives you an idea of the most popular Destin and 30A…

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Beachfront Homes for sale in Destin, Florida

5 Very Different Waterfront Condos for Sale Near Destin, Florida

Have you been considering purchasing a Gulf front or beachfront condo in the Destin area, but still not quite sure? From an investment standpoint, the closer you get to the beach, the better. A resort with plenty of amenities and close to local shopping and restaurants is also a perk. Here are five waterfront condos that meet that criteria. Each is very different in price and appearance, but with their own charm and individual appeal.

Grand Dunes - 4 Bed/4 Bath

221 Scenic Gulf Drive UNIT 820, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
$1,525,000 | MLS #851128

Luxurious, big and beautiful! Featuring over 3,000 square feet with amazing views from every room, this condo is sold fully furnished.…

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