Emerald Coast Real Estate Blog

Annual Home Price Gains Hit Record High in June

*Annual Home Price Gains Hit Record High in June by JING FU on August 31, 2021 - National Association of Home Builders

Annual Home Price Gains Hit Record High
in June

In June, national home prices continued to rise at a fast and unsustainable rate.  Strong demand and low housing inventory have been driving home prices at double-digit growths for eleven months.  All 20 metro areas reported home price increases in June, while 12 of them had an acceleration in home price growth.

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Attention Active Duty & Retired Military Families in the Navarre Area!

September 18, 2021  |  11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Join us for this Annual Appreciation Picnic at the Sand Crab Pavilion located just East of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier!

Enjoy FREE Food, Fun & Entertainment!


Navarre 2021 Fishing Rodeo Coming in October!

Get your poles ready for a fun day at the beach with the kids for Navarre's Annual Fishing Rodeo October 2nd and 3rd!  Enjoy prizes for

Don't have a boat?  No problem!  You can fish from the shore, fish from a Kayak, fish from a boat or fish from the pier!  Your choice!

Click here to Register and find out Everything you need to know!


Santa Rosa County 18th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour has Begun!

The Weather is Great and there's SO MUCH TO DO at this year's

From Free Fall Concerts to the Chain of Lakes Tour or the 13th Annual Sweet Season Farms Corn Maze, you can plan the ENTIRE Fall Season around all of the activities they have to offer!

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to see the FULL SCHEDULE of these Popular,
Family-Friendly Activities!


Conde Nast Traveler names Grayton Beach State Park as one of the Best Beaches in the U.S.

    Grayton Beach State Park

Condé Nast Releases List of the 19 BEST
Beaches in the U.S.

It's no surprise here that Grayton Beach State Park was named one of the top 19 Beaches in the United States!  A total of FOUR beaches were in Florida!

Other beaches in Florida were Caladesi Island State Park, Bowman's Beach in Sanibel Island and South Beach in Miami.

To see all 19 beaches...

New Developments in Navarre Making Progress

Construction is moving ahead in Navarre with their newest 332 Luxury Apartment complex named "Elevate Navarre" beginning in mid-September.  Located at Hwy 98 & Hwy 87, this complex also will include a clubhouse.  Seven parcels in the rear of the complex will be built as soon as retailers have committed to the space.

Heading East on Hwy 98 at the corner of Ortega Street, the site has been cleared and construction has begun for the new Aldi Grocery store.  Also located in the same location will be T-Mobile and Dunkin' Donuts where construction is ongoing as well.

Keep heading East to near the county line of Okaloosa County, the First National Bank in Wynnehaven Plaza has been torn out, trees removed and the site is being cleared to build a new Publix, with their new 2-story design.  A cafe & bakery will be on the 2nd story.

While Navarre is seeing much growth, Santa Rosa County has the 8th fastest growing population in the entire state.  Watch out for updates and more new additions for Navarre!


Visiting our area? Try one of these Waterfront Restaurants in Panama City Beach!

Waterfront Restaurants in Panama City Beach

If you're visiting our area and looking for a nice, waterfront Dining experience we've got a few ideas!  Whether it be casual or Fine Dining here are some restaurants you may want to try to enhance your Panama City Beach experience!

Some of our suggestions include Harpoon Harry's, Sharky's Beachfront Restaurant and more!

Click here for more in-depth ideas!


4 Steps to Take When Buying Land

**4 Steps to Take When Buying Land | RISMedia\'s Housecall | Posted August 10, 2021 by Housecall

4 Steps to Take When Buying Land

By Kara Masterson

You ask, "What could be so hard about just buying a piece of land"?  It's not like a home where you have to worry about appraisals, inspections or repairs.  Surprisingly, there's more to do than you would think to help make the process smoother.

Buying land can open up many personal and financial opportunities for you. You can build your dream home on the land. You can also open up a store on the land. However, if you want to buy land, then you need to take the following steps:

Find Land That Is for Sale

Of course, the first thing you need to do is find land that's actually for sale. Several websites have land listings for sale. Redfin.com, Landwatch.com, landsearch.com and trulia.com are just a few examples of websites where you can find land for sale. Looking online for land can help you save time and it can also help you narrow down...