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Davis Properties of NW Florida is one of the oldest and most established real estate firms  along 30A and South Walton.  We have a genuine LOCALS' perspective with years of 30A real estate knowledge and advice to offer you!

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Inlet Beach Florida

In today’s blog post we take a look at the area’s easternmost community - Inlet Beach Florida. Considered the gateway to South Walton County and Scenic 30A, Inlet Beach encompasses a little more than 3.5 square miles. Bordered on the south by the gulf and beach, and on the north by Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in the Northern Hemisphere.  (Learn more here:  30A's Rare Coastal Dune Lakes.)

In the last few years, this formerly sleepy little area at the eastern entrance of Scenic 30A has experienced a surge of growth and popularity both commercially and in the development of new homes and businesses. There are now three mainInlet Beach Florida shopping and dining areas located within Inlet Beach 30Avenue, The Crossings at Inlet Beach, and Shops of Inlet…

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It’s safe to say that as 2021 draws to a close, the 30A real estate market has been one for the record books. But more specifically, how do the numbers look for our current condominium market?

In today’s post, we have some surprising data that gives a very good perspective. We'll start first by giving a broad overview of our condominium market here at the beach. Most notable of all the numbers we looked at was that out of approximately 3,350+ condo units along 30A, there are only 57 units currently available for purchase!  

30A Condominium Profile

  • 132 Condo complexes located along the 30A corridor between Dune Allen Beach and Inlet Beach
  • 3,357 Total Available Units along 30A
  • 2 High-Rise condominium buildings. Both located within Seagrove…
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We're excited to unveil a brand new, beautiful edition of  IN • REVIEW Magazine with you!   This time IN • REVIEW's Local Features Section includes the Cultural Arts Alliance's upcoming MONARCH ART TRAIL unveiling on Friday, November 12th +  coverage on a new local brewery & taproom, Owner & Gardening Tips, 30A Fall Event's Calendar, and more.


As we've done in previous editions of IN • REVIEW, we break down 30A Market Trends from a unique and different perspective. Statistics that you'll discover include a 42% increase in the number of homes sold in  Seagrove Beach; Cash sales accounted for  58% of the homes sold in Blue Mountain Beach.  And one of the most interesting data points revealed a whopping 65% jump in the median price of  Seagrove…

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30A Home Sale Secret Sauce

We've been helping owners with their beach homes for over 28 years and know what works!  So, today, we're sharing a little of the "Secret Sauce" we use when assisting our clients in planning for a successful sale!   Let us know any questions or curiosities you may have about what it might take to get your beach home "SOLD" too!

SMART PRICING

A “smartly priced” home is key to garnering genuine buyer interest that ultimately leads to stronger offers.  So, take time to become well informed on current market values.  Get professional insights that include a custom detailed study of your home, its features, the local neighborhood, any amenities, and recent sales.   Our team can provide in-depth pricing studies at no cost, or obligation and assist you…

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There are conversations buzzing in the air both nationally and for our area here in South Walton that perhaps the real estate markets may be experiencing a slight shift from the last year’s white-hot seller’s market.  As we transition into the fall season what are the market numbers telling us?  Are home prices changing?  Is there a change in inventory levels?  Is the market still strong as it was this time last year or is there a transition in process away from a sellers’ market?  In today’s post, we’re taking a look at these questions and do our best to sort out what sales and inventory numbers may be telling us

According to both Florida and Nationwide industry analysts, major market home prices and appreciation remain at levels not seen in over…

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30A Beach Towns
  

What areas/beach towns along 30A are experiencing the most activity and interest of buyers so far this year? If you live in or own property in Seagrove Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, or Watercolor then you’re in a very popular location indeed. So, like most property owners, in today's market, you are not only most likely enjoying a significant equity increase, but buyers are actively looking and buying in your Beach Towns the most right now!

Maintaining its #1 ranking as a 30A Favorite Beach Town is Seagrove Beach.  This little town was branded as "The Place Where Mother Nature Did Her Best" by founding developer CH McGee back in the 1920s. and 30s.   Today Seagrove begins on the eastern border of Seaside and extends just beyond the Eastern Lake…

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Yesterday in the news, according to NAR (National Assoc of Realtors);  June median home prices nationwide are up by 23.4% compared with the previous year.   But the first rule in real estate is LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION.  Trends in real estate markets are hyper-local.  So, to get a snapshot of what’s happening here along 30A we’ve pulled together some year-to-date trends to share.

In South Walton, specifically, homes located south of Highway 98 and along the 30A corridor are where we focused our info today.  The local median home price here increased this year by 42.5%.  The current median home price in the area is $1,255,000. The trend for the number of homes sold so far this year is up along with the gap between the seller’s asking price compared…

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30A Real Estate Market

People love real estate! Who doesn’t enjoy binge watching HGTV on a rainy day or spending time online searching and dreaming about beautiful beach homes? Right! All you real estate fanatics out there ---- you know who you are! Over and over again, the question du jour comes up in conversation; “So, How’s the 30A Real Estate Market these days?” Real Estate markets are LOCAL not national and for our current LOCAL 30A market, we would say without hesitation, the answer for how the market is doing all depends on whether you’re selling or you’re buying!  

If you’re thinking about selling – or ready to sell – then it’s probably one of the best times ever to be in the market! And here’s why:

  • Properties along 30A and South Walton have appreciated on…
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Beach - Bay - Lake - 30A Good Life

Summer is already here and what’s sure to be a remarkably busy time on South Walton Beaches. Sir Winston Churchill once said: “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” And as I think about the record-setting Spring visitor season we’ve just experienced, there’s no denying that the secret is out! Walton County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and folks are flocking here to experience the good things that we   already know and love about it here! 30A’s beautiful beaches, state parks, communities and quality of life are unique, special, and one-of-a-kind!

Those of us who are lucky enough to live here, work here and call this place home, will undoubtedly be presented with both challenges AND opportunities this busy…

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Native Gardening & Butterflies


30A local Native Landscape Professional - Jen Jones shares advice on why creating a landscape plan that incorporates native plants is a win-win!

As a local landscaper/gardener, I often get asked “What are the best and lowest maintenance plants to use in my yard?” My answer is always the same; "It is best to leave what is here naturally, if not, then look at the natural area surrounding you and mimic it, that is what works here." I am talking about native trees, shrubs, palmettos, ornamental grasses, perennials and wildflowers that have traits which are uniquely adapted to our local climate, geological, hydrological and biological conditions.  We have sand not soil, salty air, high heat and humidity, floods, droughts, strong wind and the…

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