Archives for February 2016

January 2016: A Slow Start for Real Estate in the New Year

The news for real estate sales along the Emerald Coast was not great for January. Both single family home and townhouses/condo sales were down, as were pending sales and median prices. In some parts of Okaloosa County, we may be looking at what happens when the inventory … [Read more...]

5 Things You Might Not Know About Home Insurance

Homeowner’s insurance isn’t an option for most new buyers. If you have a mortgage, you’re going to need homeowner’s insurance. Even if you don’t have a mortgage, it’s a good idea to have protection. What about renters? Should they be covered, too?   Take a look at … [Read more...]

2015: Residential Sales Strong Across the Emerald Coast

Single family homes, townhouses, and condos all saw increases in sales in 2015 when compared to the year before along the Emerald Coast and in Okaloosa and Walton counties. Some of the increases were record-breaking since the current reporting system began in 2011. All data … [Read more...]

10 Things to Do This February on the Emerald Coast After Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is officially over, and the party and parades have died down. That doesn’t mean the fun is completely over. Thanks to our beautiful Emerald Coast weather and all our visiting snowbirds, there’s plenty to do this February.   Early Education of … [Read more...]

4 Things Sellers Can Do To Help Sell Your Home

Your front yard is beautiful. The siding, brick, and driveway have all been pressure washed. You’ve painted the walls, touched up the baseboards, made your home smell like baking bread, and done everything you can to make the right first impression when a potential buyer … [Read more...]