Archives for October 2014

Condo Median Prices Jumped 53% in Okaloosa County During September

Image courtesy of Flickr by Brian Norwood The September real estate numbers for the Emerald Coast, including Okaloosa and Walton counties, are a mixed bag. There were some shocking jumps, such as the 53 percent median price increase in condo and townhouse sales in … [Read more...]

5 Things You Should Know about Sleep

There’s no denying it: Sleep makes everything better. Getting the right type and the right amount of sleep every night makes us healthier and happier all around. However, you may have the wrong idea about what constitutes good sleep. Check out the following five sleep-myth … [Read more...]

A Closer Look: Holley by the Sea

Located in the heart of Navarre, Florida, Holley by the Sea is an active, vibrant community perfect for retirees, families, and anyone looking to make a home on the Emerald Coast. Navarre is between the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area and Pensacola, Florida. Go east or west … [Read more...]

Fall Festivals and Events on the Emerald Coast

Fall is slowly approaching with the typical stutters and starts of hot again, cold again weather. Cooler mornings, less humidity, and less beach time mean more events and festivals to enjoy. Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival Intersection of Hwy 85 N and College Blvd. in … [Read more...]

How to Get the Best Price for Your Home

When selling your home, you obviously want to get the maximum price for it. But most buyers will try to negotiate the price down. So how do you make sure this doesn’t happen? You need to learn the art of negotiation. Here are some tips for honing this all-important … [Read more...]

9 WAYS TO HAVE A REALLY HAPPY HALLOWEEN

1. Watch where you walk. Use sidewalks, driveways, and paths. Cross the street at the corner or on a crosswalk. 2. Carry a cell phone, if possible. 3. Make sure kids are visible. Put a light or reflective tape on their costumes and have them carry a glow stick or … [Read more...]

A Closer Look: Elliot Point

Depend on who you ask, Elliot Point may be called Elliot's Point, Elliott's Point, Elliott Point, or Elliot Point. Regardless, this great little neighborhood in Fort Walton Beach, Florida is at the center of what makes Fort Walton Beach special. The entire area known as … [Read more...]

Real Estate Sales on the Emerald Coast for August 2014

Image courtesy of Mark Moz via Flickr The August real estate numbers for the Emerald Coast, including Okaloosa and Walton counties, are a mixed bag. Some good news, some not so good news - and the local real estate market continues moving forward. Single Family Home … [Read more...]