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Jeanne DaileyJeanne Dailey co-founded Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc. in Destin, Florida in 1985, and became sole owner of the growing company in 1988. She has since led Newman-Dailey to become one of the most successful companies along Florida’s Emerald Coast, specializing in resort rentals, sales and management in Destin and South Walton. With more than 220 combined years experience at Newman-Dailey, the friendly team of professionals brings in-depth knowledge of the marketplace along with stellar service and warm welcomes. Dailey continues to be an industry leader, serving a member of the HomeAway Customer Advisory Board from 2011-present.  

Since 1985, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties has been turning dreams into reality by providing a premier vacation experience for guests, high occupancy rates and well-maintained units for owners, a knowledgeable and trustworthy real estate team for buyers and sellers, and the highest level of association management for community associations. Recognized for excellence, integrity and professionalism, Newman-Dailey earned the Better Business Bureau's 2015 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. In addition, Newman-Dailey was voted the best property management company and vacation rental company by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine, and earned “Perfect in South Walton” Judges Award for vacation rentals.

Newman-Dailey is well-respected in the vacation rental business for its superior staff and philosophy of excellence. Dedicated to turning dreams into reality, the team at Newman-Dailey go above and beyond to create spectacular experiences for guests. With a diverse collection of quality properties along the pristine beaches in Destin and South Walton, Newman-Dailey is proud to consistently achieve "excellent" ratings from guests on TripAdvisor and has become the trusted source for family vacation planning.

Serving owners with excellence and integrity, Newman-Dailey's property management division offers the best in property care and cleaning, knowledgeable, experienced staff, cost saving measures, and aggressive marketing to  ensure the highest occupancy levels and well-cared for properties for owners. Property owners from around the country depend on Newman-Dailey to maintain and protect their vacation home and personal investment.

Newman-Dailey has a full-service real estate division, licensed by the State of Florida, Department of Business  and Professional Regulations, with extremely knowledgeable and friendly agents. They are listed in the top 10% of real estate agencies on the Emerald Coast according to the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors (ECAR) "Closed Sales Summary Report." In addition, Newman-Dailey consistently ranks in the top 10% of agencies and three of its agents were listed in the top 10% of real estate agents as reported by ECAR. 

Newman-Dailey also has a fully-staffed association management division, which currently manages 27 associations, from large properties of approximately 300 units, to smaller communities of eight units; 14 of which have been managed from their inception.

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Kerry was simply outstanding in every respect. His knowledge of the changing market coupled with his persistence and unparalleled attention to detail made him the right choice for us. Kerry is very innovative and used technology to further enhance his level of service. As out of area clients, we relied heavily on his almost continuous communication to find the right property and successfully close the deal.Thanks again Kerry!

J. Carlin
New York