Garett Huber's Blog Posts

South Walton Luxury Market Report February 2024

February’s Highlights for Luxury Market ReportThe report is a guide to the North American luxury real estate market.  It provides an overall analysis of trends and highlights comparative

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South Walton Luxury Market Report Oct 2023

October’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report: Navigating the Nuances of North American Real EstateIntroductionOctober's Luxury Market Report serves as a comprehensive guide to the North

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A Comprehensive Guide: National Economic and Real Estate Market Conditions

A Comprehensive GuideNational Economic and Real Estate Market ConditionsFeel free to download as it is a perfect all-in-one guide giving you comprehensive detail of our current market conditions on

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| Discover the Coastal Italian Delights of Lola Coastal Italian |

Discover the Coastal Italian Delights of Lola Coastal ItalianWelcome to Lola Coastal Italian, a hidden gem in Seacrest Beach along the beautiful 30A coastline. If you're a food enthusiast searching

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Savoring the Unique Flavors of Seaside, FL, at The Meltdown 30A and Beyond

Seaside, Florida, is not just another beach town along the Emerald Coast; it’s a lifestyle, an experience, and a piece of paradise that exemplifies the charm of the South Walton area.

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September’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report 2023

      September’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report·       The report is a guide to the North American luxury real estate market.  It

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Your Ticket to Paradise: The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Vacation Home on 30A

Hello, beach enthusiasts, sun seekers, and lovers of the relaxed coastal life! If you've ever dreamt of owning a slice of the sun-kissed Floridian haven known as the 30A, this guide is tailored just

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Guarding Paradise: Why Swift Insurance Binding is Essential on Florida's Gulf Coast

Guarding Paradise: Why Swift Insurance Binding is Essential on Florida's Gulf Coast Florida’s Gulf Coast, a haven of white sandy beaches and emerald waters, is undoubtedly a dream

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South Walton Luxury Report Aug 20223

August’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report·       The report is a guide to North America's luxury real estate market.  It provides an overall

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20 Wise Ways to Wrangle Your Homeowners' Insurance on 30A

20 Wise Ways to Wrangle Your Homeowners' Insurance on 30A By Garett Huber, Compass Realtor – The Relationship Builder of the Emerald Coast SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL – Life along the

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WaterColor Inn & Resort Along Florida's Scenic 30A

Discover the Wonders of WaterColor Inn & Resort Along Florida's Scenic 30A Author Garett Huber 8.2.23The Florida Panhandle is renowned for its white sandy beaches, emerald green waters, and

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National Real Estate Insights July2023

 An illustration of long-term, national median home sales prices: The June 2023 price was just 1% lower than in June 2022, the historic peak of the market.  Regional home-price trends

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Luxury Market Report July 2023

July’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report·       The report is a guide to the North American luxury real estate market.  It provides an overall

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Havana Beach Bar & Grill and The Pearl Rooftop Bar

Savor the Caribbean in Florida: A Spotlight on Havana Beach Bar & Grill and The Pearl Rooftop BarWritten by Garett Huber Many charming facets of Florida’s Rosemary Beach make it a

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Treasure Your 30A Experience

Treasure Your 30A Experience: Staying Safe While Savoring the Surf.Written by Garett Huber 6.28.23There is a certain magic to the Florida beaches along Scenic Highway 30A. With 24 miles of,

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Luxury Market Report June 2023

·       The report is a guide to North America's luxury real estate market.  It provides an overall analysis of trends and highlights comparative data on

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Basking in the Splendor: The Unrivalled Beach Conditions on Florida's 30A

Title: Basking in the Splendor: The Unrivalled Beach Conditions on Florida's 30A The scenic highway 30A in Florida is famed not only for its breathtaking views, charming communities, and

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Walton County Short-Term Rental Information

Understanding the Basics of Short-Term Vacation Rental CertificationGreetings from your local 30A real estate advisor, Garett Huber! Today, we're diving into a key element that influences the

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My Personal Favorite - Amici 30A

blog is written by Garett Huber 5.31.23Unraveling the Italian Culinary Magic at Amici 30ANestled amidst the natural splendor of Florida's picturesque coastline lies a gem that tantalizes the senses

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The Silver Lining

Advantages of Real Estate Investment Amidst a Debt Ceiling and Rising Inflationwritten by Garett Huber 5.24.23 In today's economic climate, the words 'debt ceiling' and 'rising inflation' have

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South Walton Luxury Market Report April 2023

April’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report Review the North American report and note the following critical factors in your posts and email comments to grab the attention of your,

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Real Estate Loan Application: A Comprehensive Guide

Preparing for Your Real Estate Loan Application: A Comprehensive GuideHello, Garett Huber here with Compass. I hope this post finds you well and excited about your potential property purchase!Today

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South Walton 30A Travel Guide

This map will help guide you when visiting the South Walton area of 30A. Each map will have a distance marker to help when deciding to go to areas of interest.Need help along the way? Garett Huber,

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April’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report

·       Is the demand for luxury real estate back as we enter the spring market? ·       We review March’s

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The 30A Lifestyle: Exploring the Distinct Communities Along Florida's Scenic Highway

Florida's Scenic Highway 30A is known for its stunning white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and diverse coastal communities, each with unique charm and appeal. If you're a buyer interested in

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Experience Coastal Living Like Never Before: Unveiling the Magic of Santa Rosa Beach and the 30A Area in Florida

The blog was written by Garett HuberNestled along the pristine coastline of Northwest Florida, Santa Rosa Beach, and the 30A area offer the perfect blend of natural beauty, recreational activities,

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Emerald Coast Comprehensive Detailed Statistical Market Report

Covering areas 30A West, 30A East, Miramar Beach, Destin, and Panama City Beach. For questions please contact Garett Huber at 850.830.1801 or garett@livebythebeach

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Walton County real estate market?

Interested in learning more about the Walton County real estate market? Today's real estate market is constantly changing and can be difficult to navigate alone. To help you understand the

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Inflation Challenges and the Impact of Government Policies on the Economy

Inflation continues to be a pressing issue in many economies worldwide. In this blog post, we will analyze a recent article that discusses inflation and the challenges faced by the Federal Reserve

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February’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report

·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North America.  It provides an overall analysis with trends and highlights comparative

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Fla. Insurance Companies Ranked By Policy Count

Fla. Insurance Companies Ranked By Policy CountBy Ron Hurtibise \JANUARY 30, 2023Out of 126 regulated property insurers. Fla.-operated Citizens is the state’s largest, followed by No. 2

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January’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report

·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North America.  It provides an overall analysis of trends and highlights comparative data

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Luxury Market Report South Walton Dec 2022

December Highlights for Luxury Market Report·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North America.  It provides an overall

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New Lot Listing Inlet Beach

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Luxury Market Report South Walton Nov 2022

·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North America.  It provides an overall analysis of trends and highlights comparative data

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Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for September 2022

Click here to open the latest South Walton Real Estate Report:The most recent SoWal Real Estate Report covers all of Walton County including South Walton real estate activity for September 2022,

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Price Adjustment - 5 Red Basil Road - Watercolor FL

5 Red Basil Drive Watercolor Phase 4$2,600,000Whether you're looking for a fabulous vacation home to enjoy or a quality investment within Santa Rosa's coveted WaterColor community, this one

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Deer Lake State Park Reopens With Improvements

Even though Deer Lake State Park is in the heart of SoWal, right on Scenic 30A between Seagrove and WaterSound Beach, it often goes unnoticed by visitors. But in recent years, as parking

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South Walton - Luxury Market Report Oct 2022

·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North America.  It provides an overall analysis of trends and highlights comparative data

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The Magnificent Monarch Art Trail in South Walton Florida

September 20, 2022 by Kurt LischkaThe Monarch Art Trail (MAT) is an outdoor sculpture project created by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) with support from 

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September’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report

·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North American.  It provides an overall analysis with trends and highlights comparative

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Lawmakers Back Insurer Ratings Proposal

Lawmakers Back Insurer Ratings ProposalBy Jim SaundersA panel OK’d a proposal to spend $1.5M to look at alternatives for insurers to get adequate financial ratings. Options may include

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South Walton Beach Accesses - Beach Parking, Lifeguards, Restrooms

Everyone wants to know where to park at the beach in South Walton. What features do our beach accesses have? Which 30A beach accesses have restrooms. Which beach accesses have lifeguards, ADA

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South Walton Luxury Market Report Aug 2022

August’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North American.  It provides an overall

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30A Area Events - Aug - Dec 2022

Highway 30-A Area EventsThere's a celebration going on just about all the time at The Beaches of South Walton, making it a fun place to be year-round. Every month sees plenty of live concerts,

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Rooftop Pool View in Alys Beach

SoWal Style: Rooftop Pool View in Alys BeachThis one-of-a-kind Alys Beach vacation home offers details and finishes that make Alys Beach truly unique among South Walton towns. From the

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July’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report

Review the North American report and note the following key factors in your posts and email comments to grab the attention of your clients, customers, friends and readership:·  ;

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New Bike Trail Coming to Santa Rosa Beach?

Santa Rosa Beach, FL - In a video shared via YouTube, Commissioner Candidate Charles Galloway discussed his Plans for Building the Santa Rosa Bike Trail. The Bike Trail

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30A Songwriters Festival & Sounds Like Summer Series Every Thursday at Watersound Town Center

The Sounds Like Summer Arts & Culture series at Watersound Town Center is scheduled for June 2 - August 18, including plays, music, movies and more - with three nights set to feature

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SoWal July 4th Parades, Celebrations & Fireworks

We've got the lineup of all the South Walton area 4th of July Celebrations! Keep up to date on the SoWal Events Calendar (updated daily) and the SoWal Forum.Alys BeachCelebrate

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June Highlights for Luxury Market Report

 The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North American.  It provides an overall analysis with trends and highlights comparative data on the top-residential markets

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Walton County Tourism 2021 Annual Report

Walton County Tourism 2021 Annual ReportJune 6, 2022 by Lisa Foster, Visit South WaltonWe recently celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week with activities such as sweet treats and giveaways at

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The Blue Marlin Classic June 22 - 26, 2022

Time to Fish! The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin ClassicEmerald Coast Blue Marlin ClassicJune 22-26, 2022Sandestin Golf and Beach ResortYou do not want to miss the 20th Annual Emerald Coast Blue

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South Walton Luxury Market Report May 2022

May’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report•The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North American. It provides an overall analysis with trends and highlights compara tive

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South Walton Luxury Market Report April 2022

April’s Highlights for Luxury Market Repor The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North American.  It provides an overall analysis with trends and highlights

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May on the Emerald Coast

Four Ways to Play in May on the Emerald CoastBeautiful weather paired with fun and unique events make May a great month to spend time on the Emerald Coast! From a weekend centered around art to a

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March Sales in Review

March Sales in Review | 30A BeachesSales surged during March in the 30A Beaches real estate market with 204 properties closed (up from 149 in February) and 122 new contracts secured for homes and

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April Is for Eating, Drinking & Good Times! Two Sandestin Festivals

April Is for Eating, Drinking & Good Times! Two Sandestin FestivalsApril brings good times with two popular Sandestin festivals! The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is hosting the Sandestin

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February Market Review Along The Emerald Coast

February Sales in Review | 30A BeachesFebruary brought consistency for the 30A Beaches real estate market with 149 properties closed and 129 new contracts secured for homes and condominiums.&

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New + Coming Soon | Dining Hotspots in South Walton

New + Coming Soon | Dining Hotspots in South WaltonIn with the NEW! We’re excited to see new businesses sprouting up all over South Walton, and 2022 has already welcomed some exciting

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Healthy Eats On The Coast

You can keep those New Year’s Resolutions and still enjoy a meal out! Take a look at our list of the best restaurants serving delicious and healthy fare all along the Northwest Florida Gulf

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February 2022 Highlights for Luxury Market Report

February’s Highlights for Luxury Market ReportThe report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North American. It provides an overall analysis with trends and highlights comparative

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What to do along the Emerald Coast during February

February Fun on the Emerald CoastFebruary is full of FUN on the Emerald Coast with family-friendly events celebrating gumbo, Mardi Gras, shrimp, grits, and more! Scroll below for top events from

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| Ring in the New Year from 30A to Destin!

Ring in the New Year from 30A to Destin!It’s time to bid 2021 goodbye and welcome 2022! Whether you’re looking for a family friendly celebration or a night out on the town, find the

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Celebrating The Holiday Season From Destin to 30A

From Santa’s grand arrival in the Destin Boat Parade to an enthralling rendition of the Nutcracker performed in Seaside, there are so many fun ways to welcome the holidays on the coast. Scroll

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November’s 2021 Highlights for Luxury Market Report

November’s 2021 Highlights for Luxury Market Report·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North American.  It provides an

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Southern Charm with Lake Views in WaterColor

Southern Charm with Lake Views in WaterColor135 Blackwater StreetWelcome to 135 Blackwater Street! Located on one of the most coveted streets in the WaterColor community, this BIG and

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October Luxury Market Report

October Luxury Market Report Click to open

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8 Best Small Towns to Buy a Vacation Home in the U.S.

8 Best Small Towns to Buy a Vacation Home in the U.S. and Seaside tops the list. Click on picture to read the full article.CREDIT: HALBERGMAN/GETTY IMAGESLocated along the Emerald Coast (a.k.a.

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September’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report

       September’s Highlights for Luxury Market Report·       The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North. &

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World’s Luckiest Fishing Village Hosts 73rd Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo

World’s Luckiest Fishing Village Hosts 73rd Annual Destin Fishing RodeoAn Emerald Coast tradition since 1948, The 73rd Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo is back with endless excitement and events

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August 2021 Market Snapshot

August 2021 Market Snapshot The 30A Beaches real estate market remained very active during August with 144 properties closed and 137 new contracts secured for homes and condos combined.

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October on the Emerald Coast | 6 Featured Events From 30A to Destin

October on the Emerald Coast | 6 Featured Events From 30A to DestinBaytowne Wharf Beer Fest | Image courtesy of Event Facebook PageOctober brings cooler temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and lots of

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Under Contract 228 Walton Magnolia Way Unit 1

Under Contract Offered $999,900228 Walton Magnolia Way Unit 1Click on pictures below to see more.

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The Kaiya Beach House

The Kaiya Beach HouseNow Under Construction at Kaiya Beach ResortGently nestled among the lush vegetation of towering sand cliffs and quietly overlooking the soul-enriching energy of emerald waters,

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Best 30A Outdoor Dining

Enjoy the View | Best 30A Outdoor DiningBud & Alley’s Restaurant, photo by @kellym_taylorWith the Choctawhatchee Bay to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, there are so many

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July 2021 South Walton Luxury Market Report

July 2021 Luxury Market ReportIncludes National and Local South Walton reportsClick to Read

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June Real Estate Market Snapshots

JUNE 2021 MARKET SNAPHOTS ALONG THE EMERALD

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Favorite Casual Restaurants on 30A

Let’s Eat! Favorite Casual Restaurants on 30A30A is home to endless options of phenomenal, casual restaurants with menu items that will leave the entire family satisfied. From beachside taocs

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Favorite Casual Restaurants on 30A

Let’s Eat! Favorite Casual Restaurants on 30A30A is home to endless options of phenomenal, casual restaurants with menu items that will leave the entire family satisfied. From beachside taocs

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The Real Estate Market Isn’t in a Bubble – It Just Isn’t

MAY 7, 2021Share this article: The Real Estate Market Isn’t in a Bubble – It Just Isn’tRising home prices and recession memories have convinced some buyers that a bubble will

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Multiple Offers-Competing Home Offers

BY ELIZABETH WEINTRAUBUpdated March 11, 2021A seldom-discussed phenomenon often occurs when a homebuyer decides to write a purchase offer. Maybe you've been house-hunting for weeks and you

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Emerald Coast 12 Month Market Conditions Report

Breakdown By AreaWest 30A(Click on picture to see current active listings)      Number of Listings Have Decreased Last 12 Months        Listing Prices Have

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Walton County Proposed Connector Road Between County Road 30A And U.S. Highway 98.

A road in the forest? Walton commissioners extend contract for 30A-U.S. 98 connector studyJim ThompsonNorthwest Florida Daily NewsIn the face of some public opposition, Walton County commissioners

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Construction Underway on the New Pedestrian Underpass at Inlet Beach

Construction Underway on the New Pedestrian Underpass at Inlet BeachIn exciting news for residents and visitors to the east end of 30A, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

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Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures?

Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures?At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow

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What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values?

What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values?According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months.

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Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]

Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsChoosing the right real estate professional to work with is one of the most important decisions you can make in your homebuying

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The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

The Importance of Home Equity in Building WealthHomeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted:&ldquo

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Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a Move

Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a MoveThe housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s

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3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year 3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year | MyKCM

3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This YearIt’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces. However, despite the anticipation of what

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Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing Market -

Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing MarketThe housing market was a shining star in 2020, fueling the economic turnaround throughout the country. As we look forward to 2021, can we expect real

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Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing Market

Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing MarketThe housing market was a shining star in 2020, fueling the economic turnaround throughout the country. As we look forward to 2021, can we expect real

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More Generations Are Living Under One Roof This Year

More Generations Are Living Under One Roof This YearThis year challenged us to reprioritize everything - from the way we use our time to where we work, how we socialize and gather together, and our

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Why It’s Important to Price Your House Right Today

Why It’s Important to Price Your House Right TodayEven in today’s sellers’ market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do.

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Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion

Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 TrillionIn a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in home equity over the

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Why It Makes Sense to Sell Your House This Holiday Season

Why It Makes Sense to Sell Your House This Holiday SeasonIf you’re one of the many homeowners thinking about taking your house off the market for the holidays, hang on. You definitely don;

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Are Home Prices Headed Toward Bubble Territory?

Are Home Prices Headed Toward Bubble Territory?Talk of a housing bubble is beginning to crop up as home prices have appreciated at a rapid pace this year. This is understandable since the

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An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers

An Honest Look at Unemployment NumbersLast Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November Jobs Report. It revealed that, though headed in the right direction, the nation

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How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home Sale

How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home SaleThis year, the opportunity to work remotely has increased the demand for vacation homes. Gay Cororaton, Senior Economist and Director of Housing

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Your House May Be High on the Buyer Wish List This Holiday Season

Your House May Be High on the Buyer Wish List This Holiday SeasonAround this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to sell their houses. Similarly, others who

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Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?

Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year. A global pandemic coupled with an economic recession has caused heartache for many. However, it

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Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home

Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a HomeThis year’s record-low mortgage rates sparked high demand among homebuyers. Current homeowners, however, haven’t put

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Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsToday, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house.From your safety

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Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?

Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?In 2020, buyers got a big boost in the housing market as mortgage rates dropped throughout the year. According to Freddie Mac, rates hit all-time lows

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Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing

Homes for Sale Are Rapidly DisappearingThrough all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage

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National and South Walton November Luxury Market Report

South Walton November Luxury Market ReportClick below to review

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October 2020 Market Snapshot on the Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast October 2020 Market SnapshotOct. 2020 market statistics showing Sold, Pending, Avg. Price Per Sq', Highest Sale and Days on the MarketCall/Text me anytime if you have any questions or

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Is it Safe to Sell My House Right Now?

Is it Safe to Sell My House Right Now?In today’s real estate market, the buzz is all about how it’s a great time to sell your house. Buyer demand is high, and there simply aren

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Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Renovate My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIn today’s hyper-competitive market, buyers are often willing to overlook cosmetic or minor repair needs if it means

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Why the 2021 Forecast Doesn’t Call for a Foreclosure Crisis

Why the 2021 Forecast Doesn’t Call for a Foreclosure CrisisAs the current forbearance mortgage relief options come to an end, many are wondering if we’ll face a foreclosure

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Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers

Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for SellersThe number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence,

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Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

Selling Your House Is the Right Move, Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsDemand from homebuyers has skyrocketed this year, which means today’s sellers are poised to win big. This ideal

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Home Values Projected to Keep Rising

Home Values Projected to Keep RisingAs we enter the final months of 2020 and continue to work through the challenges this year has brought, some of us wonder what impact continued economic

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Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This YearThe 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is,

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How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWith so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers.From pre-approval

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Peek Inside Two Complete KAIYA Homes

Peek Inside Two Complete KAIYA Homes129 Catnap Alley | Villa SeiyaHome is our sanctuary in a hectic world. Featuring luxury-sized lots and seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining spaces, a 

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief,

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Coming Soon to the WaterColor Community | The Park District

Coming Soon to the WaterColor Community | The Park DistrictIdeal for primary living and true second home ownership, the Park District at WaterColor© is the first and only rental-restricted

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6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall

6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This FallThere are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like

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Thinking of Moving? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thinking of Moving? [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re ready to sell your house but you’re worried about finding one to move into, why not invest in a brand-new home built just for?

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Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?

Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to

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A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’sOne of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal

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Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?

Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home?Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with all of the extra space in your home. Chances are, you don’t need four

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Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential

Why Pricing Your House Right Is EssentialIn today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do.According to the U.S. Economic

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Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next Move [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsAccording to CoreLogic, homeowners across the country are gaining significant equity.Over the past year, the average

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Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best Move

Why Selling this Fall May Be Your Best MoveIf you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make

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Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?

Where Are Home Values Headed Over the Next 12 Months?As shelter-in-place orders were implemented earlier this year, many questioned what the shutdown would mean to the real estate market.

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Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s Success

Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year’s SuccessBack in March, as the nation’s economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face

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Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Pricing Your Home Right Matters This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsAs a seller today, you may think pricing your home on the high end will result in a higher final sale price, but the

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Home Equity Give Sellers Options in Today’s Market

Home Equity Give Sellers Options in Today’s MarketHomeownership is one of the best ways to invest in your financial future, especially as your home equity grows. Home equity is a form of

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Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record

Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time RecordLast week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time high 

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The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the PriceHousing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand

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Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?

Is the Economic Recovery Beating All Projections?Earlier this year, many economists and market analysts were predicting an apocalyptic financial downturn that would potentially rattle the U.S.

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Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast [INFOGRAPHIC]

Homes Across the Country Are Selling Fast [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsBuyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes at a record-breaking pace. According to the latest report from the 

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The Surging Real Estate Market Continues to Climb

The Surging Real Estate Market Continues to ClimbEarlier this year, realtor.com announced the release of the Housing Recovery Index, a weekly guide showing how the pandemic has

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Is Now a Good Time to Move?

Is Now a Good Time to Move?How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

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Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban Lean

Two New Surveys Indicate Urban to Suburban LeanThere has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may be

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Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Virtual School Is Changing Homebuyer Needs [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsWith remote learning sweeping the nation this academic year, organized spaces with enough room for kids to learn effectively

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Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise

Homebuyer Traffic Is on the RiseOne of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association

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The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%

The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%Last Friday, the Bureau for Labor Statistics released their Employment Report for August 2020. The big surprise was that the unemployment

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Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?

Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This?The year 2020 will certainly be one to remember, with new realities and norms that changed the way we live. This year’s real estate market is

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The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 2020 Homebuyer Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsThe word “home” is taking on a whole new meaning this year, and buyers are starting to look for new features as they re

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Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s PaceHomebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July. Buyers are

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How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?

How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging times of our lives. A worldwide pandemic, a recession causing historic

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The Lodge 30A and Greenway Station Coming Soon to Seagrove Beach

The Lodge 30A and Greenway Station Coming Soon to Seagrove BeachArtist Rendering of the planned The Lodge 30A (Photo: Business Wire)South Walton visitors and residents will soon have a new option

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It’s Not Just About the Price of the Home

It’s Not Just About the Price of the HomeWhen most of us begin searching for a home, we naturally start by looking at the price. It’s important, however, to closely consider what else

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