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Found 18 blog entries about Watercolor Florida Real Estate.

2020 Market Trends Reviewed for Destin & 30A

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 Destin & 30A Communities in 2020

Most Popular Destin & 30A Communities in 2020

Top selling homes in 2020 in Destin and the 30A, Florida

The info below spotlights the 2020 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, 2020

7,546 single family homes sold

Average sale price was $679,804

Average Sqft: 2,303

Average Days on Market: 65

The highest selling priced home in 2020 was $16,100,000 for a beachfront home known as "Casa Lauren" in Miramar Beach. This 6 bedroom, 9 bath home measures 13,000 square feet and sits on 2.42 acres. 135' of pristine white, sandy beach is all that stands between you and the Gulf of Mexico.

Casa Lauren, beachfront estate in Miramar Beach, FL

Top Selling Subdivisions by Price

These are the

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Finding Investment Properties in Destin & the Emerald Coast, Florida - June 2020

Waterfront home in Destin and the Emerald Coast, Florida

The timing couldn't be better to purchase a Florida investment property in Destin or the surrounding Emerald Coast.

Now that vacation rentals in the Destin area are once again open for business, we're starting to see a huge demand for these properties. In fact, the number of new condo listings from the beginning of May to June 15, 2020 is already 7% higher than the same time in 2019. People are starting to list again and the buyers are coming out of the woodwork.

Average sale prices are up by 10% for condos and 16% for single-family homes. Interest rates are at all time lows. It's a win/win for both buyers and sellers of Destin homes and condos.

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

Top Selling Home & Condo

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Top Selling Investment Rentals in Destin FL & the 30A - YTD 2018

Destin investment rentals

Top Investment Rentals YTD 2018 for Destin & 30A

This list represents the top selling investment rentals in the Destin and 30A area up to July 2018. If you're considering such a purchase, this will give you a good idea of where to begin. All of these properties have great proximity to the beach, local hot spots, restaurants and shopping, and vary in the selection of amenities. Many of the rental listings for sale are pretty much turnkey operations, being sold completely furnished with confirmed reservations on the books.

We can provide more detailed information about these and other good prospects for vacation rental investment properties in Destin and the Emerald Coast. View current listings for:

  • Investment Condos
  • Investment Homes &
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Destin & 30A Top Selling Neighborhoods YTD in 2018

top selling homes in Destin June 2018

These are the top selling neigborhoods in Destin and the Emerald Coast from January to June 2018. Watersound, Prominence and Watercolor remain in the lead, but we're also seeing strong results from Niceville communities. Some of these include, Parkwood at Bluewater Bay, Caribbean Village, Swift Creek, and Rocky Bayou.  Click to view  more Destin & 30A Real Estate Stats - YTD 2018.

1. Watersound

Popular areas of Watersound include Origins, West Beach and now the emerging Watersound Beach neighborhoods. Situated closest to the Gulf and Watersound Beach Resort, homes here have incredible Gulf of Mexico views and are just a short walk to the sand. View all listings in Watersound

2. Prominence

Prominence real estate is still booming with

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Destin & 30A Real Estate Stats - YTD 2018

Destin market report for June 2018

Here are the Destin and 30A real estate stats for the period covering January to June 2018. You'll find a comparison to the same period last year.

  

2018 YTD Condo Sales for Destin & 30A

2018 YTD Condo Sales for Destin & 30A

Destin condo sales increased by 24% with a 5% increase in Average Sales. The new Henderson Lofts has really taken off with 34 sales during this time period. Holiday Surf & Racquet, Silver Shells and Sterling Shores.

Condos in Miramar / Sandestin Resort showed a 21% increase in Number Sold and a substantial 20% Price Increase. Popular properties included Alerio, Amalfi Coast Resort, Ariel Dunes, Grand Dunes, Luau I & II, Tides at Tops'l and Tops'l Beach Manor.

Condos in 30A East were slightly lower in number, -3% from last period, but prices have

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Destin & 30A Top Selling Neighborhoods - 1st Quarter 2018

2018 neighborhood stats Destin

These are the hottest selling neigborhoods in Destin and the Emerald Coast from January to March 2018. Similar to last quarter, Watersound, Prominence and Watercolor remained in the top three. Overall, the volume of sales is similar to the same time in 2017, with sale prices increasing an average of 3%. Click to view  more Destin & 30A Real Estate Stats - 1st Quarter 2018.

1. Watersound

Watersound continues to lead the pack with ultra-luxury homes in Watersound Beach, and a variety of price points in Watersound Origins. This community appeals to those seeking both established homes or lots with custom opportunities. View all listings in Watersound

2. Prominence

The triplex townhomes in Prominence continue to attract buyers. The interiors

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January 2018 - Destin & 30A New Construction Report

Destin & 30A construction report

New Construction in Destin & 30A

Looking for a new home on the Florida Gulf Coast? Here is the January 2018 report of some of the hottest new construction for single-family homes and condos in Destin and along the 30A. For anyone seeking a brand new house, or looking for pre-construction opportunities, this is a good place to start your search. As always, just contact Tim for more information, or view all Destin & 30A New Construction Listings here.

30A Townhomes at Seagrove Beach
Open concept luxury condos located directly on Hwy. 30A in Seagrove Beach. Prices start from $400,000.

Alys Beach
4 new homes slated to be built in 2018, ranging from 2,000 to 3,705 square feet. Prices start at $1,950,000.

Beach Haven Cottages
Two new homes

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Featured Development: Cedar Woods at WaterColor

Cedar Woods at WaterColor by David Weekley Homes

Cedar Woods at WaterColor by David Weekley Homes, is the newest creation in this top-selling master-planned community. Lots are situated in the peaceful, Phase 4 neighborhood of WaterColor, surrounded by trees and parkland. Cedar Woods has a relaxed cottage feel to it, and perfect for a holiday home or vacation rental.

The Homes

Lilith in Cedar Woods by David Weekley Homes

The Lilith

From $1,520,773 | 3199 Sq. Ft.
2 Stories, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, 2-Car Garage

The Blossom, Cedar Woods by David Weekley Homes

The Blossom

From $1,697,258 3642 Sq. Ft.
2 Stories, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, 2-Car Garage

The Cordelia (image coming soon)

From $1,570,414 | 3211 Sq. Ft.
1 Story, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, 3-Car Garage

The Abrams (image coming soon)

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WaterColor Expansion - Bigger & Better

WaterColor has grown in popularity, becoming a leading 30A community. With approximately 1,000 people per day using the Beach Club alone, it's time to expand the facilities and make the amenities more accessible for homeowners and their guests. 

Improvements such as these mentioned below, only help to increase home values, stimulate sales, and contribute to a vibrant rental market.

New Beach Club - More Space - More Fun

The addition of two additional resort-style pools will triple the pool and deck size at the beach club. There will be more seating and dedicated sunbathing areas with new cabanas. Terraced decks ensure that everyone gets a great Gulf view. In addition, poolside food service will be increased, making this one of the most impressive

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