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Maintaining a Competitive Advantage within the Destin Real Estate Market

Maintaining a Competitive Advantage within the Destin Real Estate Market

Florida’s Emerald Coast is growing and with that new construction is increasing and our main road Highway 98 is undergoing a major widening project over the next several years.  These are great signs for property owners in South Walton and Destin, Florida. How does a property maintain the competitive advantage in the Destin Real Estate Market with new construction projects being completed almost daily? It is challenging. New construction and recently remodeled properties are seeing a major boost when compared to outdated... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, December 8, 2016


The Land Where Palm Trees Sway at Pavilion Palms in Destin

The Land Where Palm Trees Sway at Pavilion Palms in Destin

Picture yourself in a land where palm trees sway and gulf breezes whisk your cares away.  Sounds good, don’t you think? Today’s Window Wednesday offers guests this and more in Destin, Florida. Pavilion Palms 104C is where you'd rather be .   With 10-foot ceilings and soothing tones, you’ll know the minute you arrive that Pavilion Palms 104C is paradise. The three-bedroom condominium features an open floor plan and large kitchen with an attached laundry room. The comfortable living room is an ideal place to gather... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Welcoming The Henderson to Destin

Welcoming The Henderson to Destin

We’re pleased to welcome The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, to Destin, Florida. For our extended family of clients, guests and owners, you’re probably thinking,"Hasn't the Henderson been in Destin for years?"  Great question!   The Henderson Park Inn has been an icon along Florida’s Emerald Coast for years. In fact, after experiencing damage from Katrina, it became a place of refuge for evacuees from the storm. Now, a NEW The Henderson opens, a luxury resort that sits adjacent to the Inn... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Enjoy a South Walton or Destin Vacation in December and Save 20%

Enjoy a South Walton or Destin Vacation in December and Save 20

‘Tis the season to be generous and all the treats and holiday cheer has us feeling festive. Most importantly, we want to share our joy and help you get to the beach this December. Therefore, we’re offering 20% off select properties for stays of 3 nights or more, now through December 31, 2016. We know it’s hard to get away at the holidays so we’re helping you justify your trip to the beach. Here’s the top three reasons to take advantage of this incredible offer and getaway to the beach! Shop for Holiday Presents along the... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016


15th Annual Seaside Half Marathon Races Through South Walton, March 3-5

15th Annual Seaside Half Marathon Races Through South Walton, March 35

We’re taking a break from holiday festivities to share the news that Seaside Neighborhood School has announced that the Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Run will be held the weekend of March 3-5, 2017. The 15th Annual Seaside Race is sure to be a sell-out event so register early.  The weekend of fast-paced fun kicks off Friday night, March 3 with the Taste of the Race. This delicious prelude to the weekend is presented by Chef Emeril Lagasse and Visit South Walton. Attendees will enjoy cuisine from some of the... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016


Shopping for the Holidays in Destin

Shopping for the Holidays in Destin

As we welcome the holiday season, many of our guests are asking for recommendations for the best shops in Destin with one-of-a-kind items for a special gift for a friend or a loved one. Along Florida's Emerald Coast, we’re lucky to have many locally-owned, small businesses that carry unique, limited-quantity and hand-made items that are perfect for gift giving. Here’s some of our recommendations for gift ideas when shopping in the South Walton and Destin area:  QUEORK. Our friend Amanda Dailey brought QUEORK to... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016


Thanksgiving Lunch and Dinner Cruises Aboard the Solaris

Thanksgiving Lunch and Dinner Cruises Aboard the Solaris

Looking for a special Thanksgiving experience like none other? Consider celebrating Thanksgiving on the water with a SunQuest Cruises’ Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise aboard the SOLARIS yacht . On Thursday, November 24, the SOLARIS will offer two cruises, a lunch cruise from 12-2 p.m. and a dinner cruise from 6-8 p.m. The journey begins as guests are greeted on-board by Captain Matt and explore all three indoor and outdoor decks of the 125 foot SOLARIS yacht. Whether it’s inside the elegant dining room with panoramic... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016


Horseback Riding near Destin at Arnette's Gulfside Trail Rides

Horseback Riding near Destin at Arnettes Gulfside Trail Rides

With the spectacular fall temperatures along the Emerald Coast, our guests have been asking about outdoor activities in and around Destin that are beyond the beach. In addition to recommending a visit to the Destin Harbor to watch the local fisherman unloading the day’s catch, an afternoon meeting the animal ambassadors at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and a hike along one of the many nature trails within area state parks, we have another great suggestion. A horseback ride through Point Washington State Forest at Arnette... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016


Black Friday Shopping in Destin, Give the Gift of a Destin Vacation

Black Friday Shopping in Destin, Give the Gift of a Destin Vacation

Families around the country are preparing for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season. The challenge for many is what to buy for the family member that has it all. Research shows experiential gifts are what many family members want. According the National Retail Federation (NRF) 2015 holiday spending survey, about 37 percent would like to receive an experiential gift. In support of this 2016 gift giving trend, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties has introduced the Destin vacation rental gift certificate ,... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016


Overcoming Financial Challenges for First Time Second Home Buyers

Overcoming Financial Challenges for First Time Second Home Buyers

Many families come to the beautiful beaches of South Walton and Destin on vacation and dream of owning their own beach vacation home or condominium one day. A beach vacation home can be a solid investment that can be passed along to future generations while providing enjoyment to families along the way. In addition by placing a vacation home or condominium on a vacation rental program, it can also help to offset costs of home ownership and help underwrite mortgage payments. The challenge for many is how to get financing... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2016