Archives for December 2015

Dollars and Sense: Teaching Your Children How to Manage Money

One of the most important things parents can do for their children is teach them the value of a dollar. Helping them learn the skills necessary to manage money effectively can be done at any age, and it’s much easier than you think. Take steps to educate your child about … [Read more...]

10 Housing Trends Coming Your Way in 2016

It’s been nearly a decade since the housing bubble burst and home values have yet to come back. But 2015 offered great strides toward full recovery, with small reminders of a still-recuperating market. Home prices are up year-over-year and new home sales are on track for … [Read more...]

November 2015: Single Family Home Sales Strong Across Emerald Coast

Single family home sales increased across the Emerald Coast in November, while inventory levels continue to drop. Walton County condo sales dipped over last year, while Okaloosa County condo sales remained strong. All sales statistics below compare November 2015 to November … [Read more...]

Celebrate Christmas Around the Emerald Coast

Whether you need a night off from the kitchen or you simply want to do things a little different this year for Christmas, you don’t have to stay at home for the holiday. Visit local restaurants hosting Christmas Eve and Christmas Day brunches, lunches, and dinners. Let … [Read more...]

12 Fun Facts About Christmas You Might Not Know

Santa’s a jolly old elf. Rudolph was teased for having a red nose. Frosty always has to go home again when it warms up but he’ll be back again next year. There are plenty of things we know about Christmas but there may be a few things you don’t know.   Take a look … [Read more...]

How Your Renovations Can Affect Your Home’s Value

Are you already starting to think about your goals for 2016? If home renovations are in your plans for next year, make sure you know how those renovations will affect the value of your home   Major Renovations Can Increase Your Tax Bill   Every area is … [Read more...]