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Thursday, December 1, 2022   /   by Cj Hays

Okaloosa County holiday events for 2022

Gathered from the NFW Daily News
Destin will host its 36th annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Destin Community Center. This will be an outdoor event for the entire family, with a visit from Santa Claus and entertainment provided by the Destin Elementary School Chorus. Donations of one non-perishable food item will be collected for families in need. The community center is located at 101 Stahlman Ave., Destin. For more information call the Destin Community Center at 850-654-5184.
“Sweet Treats of Christmas” is the theme for this year’s Christmas Parade in Crestview, which is scheduled for Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The parade begins at Main Street and Martin Luther King Jr, Avenue and travels north along Main Street, ending just past the Okaloosa County Courthouse.
The Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade is scheduled for Monday at 6:30 p.m. The parade starts at First Street and Eglin Parkway and travels north up Eglin Parkway to Hughes Street.
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Wednesday, November 23, 2022   /   by Cj Hays

The Grove 30A Santa Rosa Beach Florida

The Grove 30A is an outdoor dining establishment located in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Serving brunch, small plates, specialty sandwiches, and elaborate charcuterie boards. Lots of attention to detail, beautiful setting, private cabanas, breezy with fans and misters, lots of outdoor seating with A/C, full bar and delicious food. Indoor air conditioned seating as well.
Colleagues Sean Merideth and Clint Machamer have since a long time ago had the vision of opening a café, mixed drink relax, or even a bar in the 30A region. Locals of the Gulf Coast and the service industry, Merideth and Machamer bring both the aptitude and experience expected to make a heavenly feasting experience. Depicted as "raised Americana in a refined social climate," The Grove 30A is planned not exclusively to be an enticing space but on the other hand is developed as a spot for association without the glare of TVs or discussion killing club music. With surrounding, live acoustic music behind the scenes, Ta ...

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022   /   by Cj Hays

10 Real Estate Tips for Sellers and Buyers

High demand in the Emerald Coast real estate market has continued to drive sales in 2022. This puts sellers in a great position to sell their property in an active market and earn equity from their investment. Buyers still have the opportunity to purchase at fair prices and receive the benefits of lower interest rates.
Here are 10 tips to help both sellers and buyers in our current market.
1. First-time buyers: Get that starter home now
And we mean now! More than half of home sales nationwide in 2022 were expected to be to first-time buyers, and mostly to the millennials (19 to 34 years old). That means competition — and bidding wars — could become fierce for starter homes. There are many ‘starter’ homes in the Destin area that are coming on the market and can be purchased at great prices and with a little sweat equity, become amazing beach homes. Santa Rosa Beach and South Walton have seen a boom in new communities offering great homes and amenities. These c ...

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022   /   by Cj Hays

15200 Emerald Coast Pkwy Unit 607, Destin, FL 32541

Grateful to get this new listing on the market right in time for the holiday weekend. This is a 3-bedroom Gulf front condo at St. Maarten at Silver Shells Resort. Unit 607 is nicely appointed and offers an expansive balcony, deeded parking, 2 Gulf front suites, an additional guest room and a storage cage for all your beach gear. Central location in Destin and great amenities. This is the best priced 3 BR in the building at $1,575,000 with $113k in actual (not projection) rentals annually. Available for viewings starting Saturday. Reach out if you’d like to setup a showing. Amanda Abbott, Surfing Realtor, amanda@abbottmartingroup.com , eXp Realty, Miramar Beach, FL 850.830.6273
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Dreaming of beachfront luxury at a prime gated community in Destin? St. Maarten Unit 607 is a phenomenal Gulf front 3-bedroom, 3-bath condominium with a private elevator, breathtaking views and nicely appointed decor. Enjoy Gulf views from nearly every room and an ex. ...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022   /   by Cj Hays

Top Remodeling Projects That Add Value to Your Home on the Emerald Coast

Spring is officially here and many homeowners are thinking of projects that will not only clean and enhance the beauty of their property, but add value too. From exterior updates and additions to bathroom and kitchen remodels, there are several projects that will give you the biggest bang for your buck. Whether you’re making improvements to a recently purchased property or preparing to sell, it’s all about increasing your property’s value and these tips will help you in achieving that.
Interior Projects That Can Increase Property Value
Minor Bathroom Renovation
Out dated bathrooms can stop a sale in its tracks. Even if you're not looking to sell, it's nice to feel like you're living in the current decade. As you renovate, keep in mind the trends of today and if those trends will have lasting value in the future. By replacing outdated faucets, adding aerators, adding on-demand water heater, and installing water efficient toilets that save water can benefit you with t ...

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