Kolter Homes, a leader in developing master-planned communities in the Southeast, reported 55 sales generated during the VIP Preview of its latest new home community in Walton County. Interested home shoppers who registered as a VIP on Kolter Homes’ interest list were invited to preview NatureWalk at the Watersound...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor Should I wait until the new year to put my home or investment property on the market for sale? I often get this question this time of year. The short answer is: it depends. Lots of folks think they should wait until the new year or...
By Gail Pelto A well-run homeowners or condo owners association can be a blessing! However, because I’m an equal opportunity writer, I know that a poorly managed one can be a curse! When you purchase a home in a planned development and/or condo, it might require you to join the...
By Danny Margagliano Today, it seems as if the fake news has hit all sectors not just the political and nightly news channels. I believe that the real estate industry has been plagued with fake news since the first caveman sold his cave thousands of years ago. I am going...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor Many renters are renting because they don’t think they have the substantial down payment or the good credit necessary to get a mortgage in order to purchase their own home. So they get trapped in the rental market, paying a landlord instead of themselves. I’m here...
By Tad Hunter Now that summer has ended, families and investors are looking for homes to buy. It is a great time to list your home for sale.  How strong is our local Miramar Beach marketplace? And what about for those looking...
Meet Bobby Johnson and Jack Emerick of 30A Local Properties Jack Emerick and Bobby Johnson of 30A Local PropertiesWhen Bobby Johnson and Jack Emerick met in...
It’s the Little Bit Extra, that Lagniappe, that Creates Raving Fans. By Gail Pelto The other day I was chatting with my coach on the subject of customer service (or the lack thereof) in business today and just how important “real customer service” is for every business. In today’s business world,...
By Gail Pelto Florida case law provides that, with some exceptions, a home seller must disclose any facts or conditions about the property that have a substantial impact on its value or desirability, and that others cannot easily see for themselves. In order to assist sellers, the Florida Association of Realtors...
By Gail Pelto Wheeeee! It’s been a crazy real estate ride! For some time now we’ve had a low inventory of available residential properties for sale and a whole lotta buyers wanting to purchase. Many properties were selling in one day, some sight unseen, with multiple offers and then selling above...