Archives for October 2016

3 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Fall and Winter

Once the heat and humidity of the summer has passed, and it’s safe to go outside again, it’s easy to focus more on all the events, festivals, and concerts along the Emerald Coast. The Gulf is almost too cold to swim in, so you have to have fun in other ways. In the middle of … [Read more...]

How to Quickly Clean Your House before a Walkthrough

Preparing your home for a walkthrough can be tough, especially when you’re still living in the house. One of the hardest things is keeping your home clean while you’re taking the other necessary steps to sell your house -- like removing personal items, staging the house and … [Read more...]

September 2016: Single Family Home Sales Remain Steady, Condo Sales Struggle

For another month, single family home sales across the Emerald Coast were up in September 2016 when compared to last year. Okaloosa County saw a double digit increase year over year, while Walton County saw modest sales growth but lower pending sales. Across the Emerald … [Read more...]

How to Get the Best Mortgage Rate When You Buy a Home

Photo Credit: © JohanH Spend a few minutes paying attention to national housing and finance news, and you’ll hear the same information repeated over and over again: “Mortgage rates are at or near historic lows. Buy a home now before rates go up!” This is good advice, … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Get You and Your Home Ready for Halloween

Let’s go through the Halloween checklist.   Costume? Check Costume for your furbabies? Check Several five pound bags of candy? Check   Is your home ready for trick-or-treaters? No? Now is the perfect time to get ready for the big night. You might … [Read more...]

12 October Events on the Emerald Coast You Don’t Want to Miss!

The best part about October on the Emerald Coast is that the weather cools down enough so that you can get outside and enjoy plenty of local events. The worst part? Trying to figure out which ones to go to. Take a look at just a few of the events going on in October and make … [Read more...]