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All Blog Entries by Larry Davis

Larry Davis is the owner and Broker of Davis Properties of NW FLorida and has been influencing 30A real estate since 1990.

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merry christmas from davis properties2015 has been a phenomenal year for 30A real estate and our sales team has worked diligently helping so many home buyers and sellers reach their real estate goals this year. We believe the secret to this year’s success has been the result of the commitment of every member of the Sales Team to focus on clients’ needs and goals first. We also believe in maintaining a consistency in communicating with all parties of the transaction at every phase of the home buying process and working to create Win-Win strategies for our buyers and sellers.

Looking Back at an Amazing 2015!

As we look toward winding down 2015, the South Walton real estate statistics below for several of 30A’s key neighborhoods show some quick, preliminary figures reflecting increases

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eastern coastal dune lake, 30a florida

The lakes located along Scenic 30A’s 18-mile stretch of road are unique and special, not only to South Walton and Northwest Florida but they hold a very unique distinction. Classified as Coastal Dune Lakes because of their close proximity to our beautiful white dunes and the gulf, these local treasures are extremely rare and only exist in five other places world-wide. A beautiful, award-winning PBS documentary on the Coastal Dune Lakes was released earlier this year and has already been featured in several film festivals.

30a coastal dune lakeThese ecological treasures located within Southern Walton County hold a special protection status and have specific county building guidelines within the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan. We’ve put together a list of

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Seaside, FL Post OfficeSeaside, FL - On October 23rd, locals, town merchants and curious visitors gathered in front of one of Scenic 30A's most iconic spots to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the Seaside Post Office.

Built in 1985 during a time when Scenic 30A was much less developed; the post office was intended to serve as a landmark. It would become popular gathering place and a way to provide a "sense of place" for the fledgling new community.

Situated literally in the geographical center of Seaside, the post office was designed by the town's founder, Robert Davis.

The Seaside Post Office Today

Thirty years later the post office still serves its original purpose. It is also, no doubt, the most photographed building in Seaside and most likely the most

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This week we wanted to highlight not only some wonderful properties currently on the market but also introduce you to a few of our agents. Michelle, Tom and Rachel are a dynamic, top performing sales team at Davis Properties. Each one brings to the table unique backgrounds and talents along with 28 years combined experience in South Walton real estate.

Their extensive knowledge, creativity and team focus to assist buyers and sellers realize their real estate goals provides a highly synergistic approach with successful outcomes for their clients. This dedicated trio are either involved in or have in-depth knowledge about all of the real estate activity that takes place in this special South Walton community of Seagrove Beach. Check out some of our

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Summer 2015 came and went quickly and it’s hard to believe that it's nearly a memory. Fall is just around the corner and a “primo” time to be at the beach! We have gorgeous sunsets over the gulf, milder temps, lower humidity and a slower pace to the day. It just doesn’t get much better than that!

The South Walton real estate market has been and continues to be very strong. So far this year market numbers are indicating spring and summer was a very active selling season for real estate in South Walton and Scenic 30A! Davis Properties' year-to-date sales are rapidly approaching $70 million and counting—not too shabby for a small, but dedicated, nine-member sales team! Property values along Scenic 30A and the general area have been consistently

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30a homes

Maybe you’ve just purchased your 30A dream home or maybe you’re still looking for that perfect South Walton place to call your own! Does the yard around it need help or perhaps a total “make-over” but you’re not sure where to start? This week we met with one of our favorite local landscape experts; Jen Jones, owner of Nature of the Beach who maintains a beautiful butterfly garden on the Davis Properties of Northwest Florida office grounds. Jen shared some of her advice and insight on how to approach a plan for gardening and best landscape choices here along our Northwest Florida Beaches. 

Jen Jones – Nature of the Beach, LLC

jen jon, nature of the beach llc“When it comes to choosing what plants, shrubs or trees to select for use around your South Walton beach home, the best

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30a real estate

So maybe you’ve discovered the incredibly beautiful beaches of 30A! You’ve fallen in love with the area, the art, music and food scenes. You find that people are incredibly friendly and most every direction you look, the views and sunsets are out of this world. You might even find yourself thinking: "We need to figure out how to make this place home!"

This scenario happens daily along the beaches of South Walton. While many have taken the leap of faith; moved to the beach and are living the good life; others, may opt for a longer term transition to owning a home at the beach. An ideal alternative for many is to begin with buying a property that’s used as a vacation rental. If you choose this route, there are some things to consider when looking at

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