Rosemary Beach Subdivision Sales Jump 50%

July 31, 2014 by Murray Balkcom, Broker | Realtor
The Premier Property Group

Home Sales in the area generally know as “Rosemary Beach” by most people, continue strong growth year-to-date 2014. With 33 homes sold this year, we have a 32% increase in quantity sold compared to YTD 2013. Home sales in the subdivision of Rosemary Beach totaled $61,180,000 this YTD, a 50% increase over YTD 2013. Average Sold Price YTD is $1,853,939, an increase of 14% over YTD 2013. Average Sold Price to List Price ratio is 94%, up from YTD 2013 of 92%.

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Rosemary BeachThe sales data source for this article is the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors and is thought to be accurate but not guaranteed.

I have no affiliation with Rosemary Beach Realty, Inc. and simply recognize, like the general public, “Rosemary Beach” as a geographical area and subdivision.


Alys Beach Homesite Sales Price Jumps 171%

Alys Beach Homesite Sales Price Jumps 171%

July 31, 2014 by Murray Balkcom, Broker | Realtor
The Premier Property Group

Though existing home sales in Alys Beach have slowed year-to-date, compared to YTD 2103,  Sold Dollar Volume for Vacant Homesites in Alys Beach has grown 171%, totaling $24,656,554 YTD 2014, compared to $9,075,000 for YTD 2013. The number of sales of homesites has remained identical to 2013 YTD, though the Average Sales Price for homesites jumped from $605,000 YTD 2013, to $1,643,770 YTD 2014. The recent Gulf-front homesite sale helped to push that number up while also resetting prices at a higher level. Like so many micro-markets of 30A, these homesites sold in Alys Beach this year have a 96% ratio of Sold Price to List Price. If you haven’t been to Alys Beach in the last several months, you may not recognize it, as many new homes are under construction, on both the south and north sides of 30A.

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Seaside Home Sales Price Bumps 4%

July 31, 2014 by Murray Balkcom, Broker | Realtor
The Premier Property Group

Seaside home sales year-to-date have slowed considerably compared to YTD 2013. Though the Average Sales Price for Seaside Homes is $1,669,150, up 4% from last year, the total Sold Dollar Volume is down 41% at $16,691,500. We’ve seen only ten home sales in Seaside this year, compared to 18 last year. Judging by the Average Sold Price to List Price Ratio being 91%, sellers are more willing to negotiate. Last year, this ratio was 95% for Seaside home sales.

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WaterColor Home Sales Comparison

WaterColor Home Sales Continues Steady Growth

July 31, 2014 by Murray Balkcom, Broker | Realtor
The Premier Property Group

Year-to-date home sales in WaterColor has continued at a steady pace compared to the same period in 2013. Average Sales Price has increased 3% and Sold Dollar Volume in WaterColor came in at $76,758,413. We’ve seen 64 home sales  compared to 67 YTD 2013. The number of new listings has decreased 14% and we have 130 homes currently listed.  The Average List Price to Sold Price ratio continues to be strong and unchanged at 96%.

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Moutain Film on Tour at WaterColor, FL

Mountain Film on Tour at WaterColor, FL

Nov 7-8, 2014 – Adventure, Life Lessons and Environmental Messages brand this tour as an International quest to encourage change and education through striking imagery and stories of perseverance. WaterColor Resort offers an outdoor setting for these moving films with a starry backdrop to enhance the unfolding clips of thought provoking films.

Festival gates open at 6:00 p.m.
Films begin at 7:00 p.m.

Selections of festival fare, wine and beer available for purchase.

Please bring a blanket or chairs for seating.

Please note:
* No outside food, beverage or coolers allowed in the
MountainFilm Festival Gates.
* No pets allowed to this event.
* MountainFilm on Tour at WaterColor is a rain or shine
event. Ticket purchases are non-refundable.

Special Events for Saturday,

November 8, 2014

Coffee Talk
Join a representative from MountainFilm and get an insider look at one of the feature films.

Coastal Eco Tour
Enjoy a paddle-board excursion along Western Lake.

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Rosemary Beach Uncorked Wine Festival

TICKETS SOLD OUT for Rosemary Beach Uncorked!

October 18, 2014, for a truly unique open-air food and wine event! It sells out every year, so be sure to get your tickets early for next year’s event.

Sample Rosemary Beach’s finest food and wine with ten featured restaurants along with music from a parading New Orleans seven-piece jazz band.

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Alys Beach 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Alys Beach Fun Run
Join in on the fun for the 3rd Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Alys Beach, Florida. Located along Hwy 30A, the course winds through the resort town. The event also features an oversized obstacle course for kids of all ages and will end with music, food, and beverages available in the Amphitheatre. The price to participate in the certified 5K is $35 and the 1 Mile Fun Run is $20 (kids 12 and younger only, please).
The 5K is limited to 400 participants and the 1 Mile Fun Run is limited to 150 participants.

If you choose to donate you will be benefiting The Alys Foundation. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to support the long-term community values of Alys Beach. Funds may be used to finance community, environmental, cultural and educational programs at Alys Beach as well as to support nonprofit organizations in the greater Walton County community. Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Autism Society. (Learn More) (Register for the run.)

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