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Destin Real Estate Market Year-In-Review 2023 & Forecast For 2024

Navigating Challenges & Seizing Opportunities The Destin, Florida real estate market in 2023 was marked by a unique blend of challenges and opportunities. The real estate industry saw remarkable shifts, redefining how properties were bought, sold, and perceived. In this year-in-review, we’ll explore the highs and lows by reviewing real estate (read)

Published on Monday, January 15, 2024
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Buying Or Selling Real Estate at Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort Is a Strong Investment Strategy

Nestled along the shores of Miramar Beach, Florida, lies a hidden gem in the world of real estate: Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort. This charming community is not just a place to live; it's a lifestyle that combines the best of beachfront living with top-notch amenities and an unparalleled sense of community. The best part is whether you&rsquo (read)

Published on Tuesday, October 3, 2023
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For Sale By Owner (FSBO) – What Are the Risks?

The decision to sell a property can be a daunting task. Some sellers consider “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) with the thought that they will save money by not paying a commission to the selling agent and have more control over the process. That said, it is important to understand the risks involved with FSBO as well as the advantages of using (read)

Published on Monday, August 28, 2023
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Shannyn Stevenson and Diane Green Honored as 2nd Quarter Top Real Estate Producers 2023

Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Real Estate Division honors Shannyn Stevenson and Diane Green as the second quarter top real estate producers. Shannyn Stevenson earned “Top Listing Agent”, and Diane Green achieved “Top Sales Agent” for April through June 2023.  Real Estate sales along Florida’s Emerald Coast have continued (read)

Published on Monday, August 14, 2023
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Owning Luxury Real Estate Along Hwy 30A Is More Than an Investment – It is a Lifestyle

The allure of owning luxury real estate along Florida’s coveted Scenic Highway 30A extends far beyond the mere acquisition of a home and value of the investment. It embodies a lifestyle of refined elegance, impeccable craftsmanship, and breathtaking surroundings. This year alone has resulted in the sale of some truly magnificent 30A properties (read)

Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2023
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Real Estate Market Update 2nd Quarter 2023

The Destin Real Estate Market has stabilized this summer and we’re experiencing a return to more traditional market conditions for buyers and sellers.  Looking back at the past two years, we can confidently say that the Emerald Coast experienced a real estate feeding-frenzy. In 2021 and 2022, we saw a surge in real estate activity in Northwest... (read)

Published on Friday, July 14, 2023
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The Perks of Being a Homeowner In Destin, Florida

The month of June is National Homeownership Month !  This national spotlight on homeownership began in June 2002 under former President George W. Bush. Being a homeowner builds a sense of pride and promotes a foundation that is centered in your community. While there are many benefits of owning a primary or secondary home in and around Destin, Florida (read)

Published on Monday, June 12, 2023
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Abundant Waterways in Destin, FL Create Waterfront Real Estate Opportunities

Many people are motivated to purchase waterfront property along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Fortunately, the Destin, Florida area is home to some of the most diverse waterways located within a relatively small geographic region, providing many opportunities for owning waterfront real estate in the Destin area. From the vibrant emerald (read)

Published on Monday, May 8, 2023
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30A and Destin Real Estate Market Forecast For 2023

The real estate forecast for the Destin area remains positive for residents and investors. The Newman-Dailey Real Estate Team is collectively optimistic that the market has stabilized regarding property pricing and interest rates. While inventory is still low, the number of listings on the market month over month is increasing as compared to 2022 (3 (read)

Published on Monday, February 20, 2023
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Shannyn Stevenson Honored as 2022 Top Real Estate Producer of the Year in Destin, Florida

We are delighted to honor Shannyn Stevenson as the 2022 Top Real Estate Producer of the Year in Destin, Florida. Stevenson earned both the Top Sales Agent and the Top Listing Agent for 2022. This is the fifth year in a row in which Shannyn Stevenson has earned a Top Producer award! She achieved Top Sales Agent for 2018 and 2019, and Top Listing Agent (read)

Published on Monday, January 23, 2023
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4 Reasons to Invest In Florida Real Estate

If you’re looking for your next home or real estate investment, keep Florida top of mind. Aside from the beautiful weather and southern charm, there are many benefits to investing in a home here, especially if it’s on the coastline. Keep reading, and we’ll convince you why purchasing property in the state of Florida is a lucrative, (read)

Published on Friday, December 2, 2022
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10 Tips For Smooth Transition From Contract to Closing For Florida Real Estate Investments

You’ve found the perfect real estate investment, and your offer has been accepted. Now what? How do you ensure it’s a smooth transition from contract to closing for your Florida real estate investment? Our team of experienced local real estate agents collaborated to share these top tips for a smooth closing: Lock In Financing . Unless you (read)

Published on Monday, November 28, 2022
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Mortgage Interest Rates - It's All Relative When Purchasing Destin Real Estate

The real estate market is an ever-changing landscape. There are many factors constantly affecting how we view and react to market conditions. As we begin coming out of a seller-driven market, it is important to keep the big picture in mind. In the past couple of years, we have experienced historically low interest rates due to unprecedented times. As (read)

Published on Monday, October 17, 2022
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Find Your Dream Destin Real Estate Investment? 10 Tips to Make It Yours

If half the battle is finding the perfect real estate investment to meet your needs and budget, then the other half of the battle must be making it through to closing victorious. While new Destin real estate listings are posted daily, finding the right one and reaching closing day can be an arduous journey. Therefore, our team of experienced real estate... (read)

Published on Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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Tips For Purchasing Real Estate In Destin, Florida

Are you considering purchasing a home, condominium or property in the Destin area? Our experienced team of real estate agents offers these simple tips when starting the buying cycle. Here are 4 things you can do prior to searching for the perfect Destin real estate investment in order to close on your dream property faster: Get Pre-qualified for a loan (read)

Published on Monday, September 26, 2022
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Colin Kirkwood and Shannyn Stevenson Top Real Estate Producers For the 2nd Quarter 2022

The Destin Real Estate Market continues to hold strong for buyers and sellers in 2022 and the real estate team at Newman-Dailey has been hard at work serving our clients. We're excited to recognize our two top real estate producers for the second quarter who have been working hard to achieve success for their clients. Colin Kirkwood earned the title (read)

Published on Monday, August 8, 2022
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2022 Destin Real Estate Forecast

  Over the past two years, we’ve seen the Destin real estate market enjoy exponential growth. With record-breaking low interest rates along with high demand, limited supply, virtual showings, cash offers, offers above asking price, and closings without even having an inspection, it’s been eye opening to watch Emerald Coast real estate (read)

Published on Monday, January 17, 2022
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When is the best time to buy a vacation rental in Destin? 3 Reasons it's Now

Are you considering an investment property in the Destin, Miramar Beach, or 30A area? Some investors are questioning whether to buy now or wait until the market cools. Our team of real estate experts agree that there is no reason to wait. Here are the top 3 reasons to purchase an investment property or second home in the Destin area now: 1. Strong domestic (read)

Published on Tuesday, December 21, 2021
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Do I need Title Insurance when I purchase real estate in Destin?

Our Real Estate Agent, Carolyn DiFebo , tackled one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to buying real estate in Destin, Florida. Do you really need Title Insurance when purchasing an investment property or second home? Here's what you should know:  Title insurance has been around for more than 125 years to protect homeowners.  (read)

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020
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Living the Dream on 30A

Newman-Dailey Real Estate Sales Agent Mark DeSalvo Shares Insight into living along Scenic Highway 30A "Much has been said, and most likely written, about life on 30-A. Many people only visit the area for a few days to a week, or even a few months, either staying in a 30-A vacation rental or in their own second home but are only here for a short duration (read)

Published on Monday, June 17, 2019