Emerald Coast Real Estate Blog

Try Out your knowledge of Groundhogs and watch the iconic Movie!


It's Groundhog Day!  Time to have some Fun!

Brush up and test out your Groundhog knowledge Wednesday night, Groundhog Day
with the
Groundhog Trivia Contest at The Hub
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Immediately afterwards at 7:00 pm
settle in and watch one of the funniest movies ever,
"Groundhog Day!"

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JOIN in this year's Seaside School Half Marathon + 5K is IN PERSON!

20th ANNUAL
SEASIDE SCHOOL HALF MARATHON + 5K
is BACK IN PERSON this year!!!

Sunday, February 20, 2022
beginning at 7:00 am

Everyone is ready to get back outside and
enjoy the beautiful weather on the Gulf Coast!

Click here to Register for this event!

ALSO........

2022 TASTE OF THE RACE
Friday, February 18, 2022
Seaside Lyceum Lawn

Featuring MORE THAN 20 Local chefs who are competing for the 
TOP CULINARY AWARDS!
Click here...

Local Restaurant Makes the TOP 100 of Best Restaurants in U.S.

Everyone loves a good meal out!  Whenever you're traveling to a new area you always wish you knew where you could stop in and eat and have an amazing meal.
With Yelp's 9th Annual Restaurant Review you'll get to see the TOP 100 Restaurants based on the reviews for each restaurant from Florida to Washington or New England to California.
You'll see several Florida restaurants on the list, but the closest one to our area is Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar in Santa Rosa Beach. If you love oysters you'll love this place with views of the Gulf and the white sandy beaches.
Click here to Dive into the other 99 Restaurants

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Can the Experts Really Predict what's in Store for the 2022 Housing Market?

Not only has the entire world been on a wild ride these past couple of years, the Housing Market has experienced its share of unforeseen challenges!

For Sellers its been a dream come true, with multiple buyers swooping in and above-list price offers the first day it goes on the market.  Some Buyers ready to move in with Cash purchases.

For Buyers it's been pretty demanding and almost becoming a full-time job to try and be the first one to make a move on a house once it pops up on the screen.  They've had to rely on photos they see or videos their realtor has made to decide to make an offer NOW!!!  Many have lost sleep and wondered if they would ever find something they love, or if they do love it how much will they need to offer to get theirs accepted.

The Pandemic, no doubt, has thrown everyone for a curve, whether they've been in the Real Estate Market or not.  Who knows what to expect with the virus not seeming to let up.

So how can anyone be able to predict how the market will be in 2022?  Too many variables for anyone to know.  Mortgage rates.... Home prices, Supply shortages, you name it.

Click here to see what the...

Navarre Beach Chamber Announces Additional Dates for Tunes by the Dunes

Soon you won't have to wait for Summer to enjoy your favorite tunes on your favorite beach!

The Navarre Chamber of Commerce has announced that there will be a NEW "Tunes by the Dunes" Spring Concert series which will begin on March 10th and end April 14th this year!

Hours of Spring concerts will be between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, which are different than the Summer concerts which are from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Artists are currently being sought out now for these new concerts and plans should be finalized soon.

Stay tuned for the upcoming schedule for this exciting new series!

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St. Joe Announces Development Progress in Panama City Beach

ST. JOE ANNOUNCES NEW DEVELOPMENT
ON BREAKFAST POINT EAST  IN
PANAMA CITY BEACH

January 5, 2022 at 4:05 PM EST

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Make your Mardi Gras Plans Now in Panama City Beach!

Mardi Gras is Coming to Panama City Beach next month!

Bring the family and enjoy a weekend of Mardi Gras and Music all along beautiful Panama City Beach!

Beginning Friday, February 11th at 4:00 all the way through Saturday closing out with Fireworks!

Click here for the full schedule and a map of the venue!

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30A Songwriters Festival Update for Ticket Holders

Attention all 30A Music Festival Ticketholders!!!

This year the check in procedure is different, so please read these directions completely so there's no confusion!

To receive your wristband you must do the following:

ALL Ticketholders MUST show up at the Box Office IN PERSON and provide a
PROFESSIONALLY ADMINISTERED NEGATIVE COVID-19 Test taken 72 Hours prior to the start of the Festival* OR show PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION.

A VALID I.D. must be shown at Check in also.

(*At Home tests ARE NOT acceptable)

IF ONE person purchased MULTIPLE tickets in their name EVERY member of the group MUST follow the above procedures to attend the festival.  NO ONE can pick up  tickets for other members of the party.

BOX OFFICE HOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12TH  -  3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
THURSDAY, JANUARY 13TH  - 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRIDAY, JANUARY 14TH - 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
SATURDAY, JANUARY 15TH - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
SUNDAY, JANUARY 16TH - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Due to the continuing Covid-19 issues we are battling with, all volunteers, artists, crew and servers will be wearing masks and protocols will also apply to not only all ticketholders but to our crew and...

Plans beginning for Navarre's Centennial Celebration

Even though its not until 2025, it's not too early to begin planning the festivities of the Centennial Celebration of Navarre's 100th Anniversary!

It's not going to be your normal 100 year anniversary, this one will be celebrated the ENTIRE year so anyone visiting or living in Navarre will know how special 2025 will be to everyone around.

If you want to be a part of the planning of this monumental event don't hesitate to contact the Navarre Beach Chamber of Commerce at 850.939.3267.

Help make it one of the most memorable events of Navarre's history!

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