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Learn the Secrets of South Walton's Coastal Dune Lakes

Beyond the Beauty of South Walton County's Coastal Dune Lakes

Not many are aware that these Coastal Dune Lakes can only be found in a few places around the world.  Far away New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar are among a handful of areas that share these magnificent natural features.

Watch and learn more about one of our area's Natural Phenomenons!


New Update on the Camp Creek Golf Course Renovation!

Take a Look at the Progress Made on the
Camp Creek Golf Course Renovation Project

Located between Hwy 98 & Scenic Hwy 30A, the entire 18-Hole Course is being re-grassed and Bunkers refurbished.  Clean-up of the native areas, along with new natural walking paths for those who love walking the course.  Golf Cart paths are being repaired. All of this with enhance your Golfing experience at Camp Creek!

Work has been progressing since March and is expected to be complete and Course re-open by this Fall!


4 Things NOT to Do When Putting Your Home on the Market

*Posted on December 29, 2016 - 10:27 am by Zoe Elsenberg on Housecall

4 Things NOT to Do When Putting Your Home on the Market

Editor's Note: This post was originally published on December 29, 2016. Housecall continues to share this piece due to ongoing requests and reader interest.

So you've decided to put your home on the market. Congratulations! Hopefully, you've brought a rockin' REALTOR® on board to help you list your spot, and together you've done your due diligence on what to ask for. As you start checking things off your to-do list, it's also important to pay mind of what not to do. Below are a handful of things to get you started.

Don't over-improve

As you ready your home for sale, you may realize you will get a great return on your investment if you make a couple of changes. Updating the appliances or replacing that cracked cabinet in the bathroom are all great ideas. However, it's important not to over-improve, or make improvements that are hyper-specific to your tastes. For example, not everyone wants a pimped out finished basement...

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Top 5 Landscaping Tips to Increase Property Value

Landscaping is one of the most important ways to increase your property’s value quickly. In fact, a gorgeous landscape design can increase the value of your home by at least 5 to 11 percent—and maybe more. The best part about landscaping is that even though it’s one of the most valuable home improvements you can make, it’s also one of the easiest. If you’re wondering how to turn your landscape into one of your home’s most valuable assets, here are some tips to get you started.

Match Landscape to Your Home’s Style

The best way to get an excellent return on investment with landscaping is to make sure it fits with your home’s style. For instance, if you own a Victorian home, a Japanese garden will be sorely out of place and may even lower your home’s value rather than add to it. In this instance, you’re much better off with a country or cottage-style landscape that blends in with the old-fashioned formality of your home.

The same holds true for more modern home styles, such as the prairie or industrial...