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Is Crestview Your ‘Just Right’?

Crestview Florida is a town that suits the needs of many diverse types of people. It falls into a category sometimes called “the Goldilocks zone” because it’s just right. Not too big, not too small. Not year-round hot, but never too cold. Not too close to other larger cities, but not too far away. What it has to offer is not just nice, affordable homes in a lovely, thriving town, but a lifestyle that is attracting more and more families to the Emerald Coast.

30A Local Properties Testimonial

Thank you to Danny Margagliano with 30a Local Properties for providing us with a great testimonial:

Improving the “Know Before You Owe” Rule

When buying or selling a home, the total purchase price is the figure most of us are concerned with. The thick stack of documents involved in the process can be overwhelming, and trying to decipher the dense legalese and complicated tables often is beyond the ken of the average person. In October of 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau attempted to make the process easier by enacting the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule. This rule, formally known as TRID but casually referred to as “Know Before You Owe”, aimed to make mortgage paperwork more transparent and easier to understand for consumers.

What Does A Title Company Really Do?

It’s common knowledge that you have to have a title company for a real estate transaction, but many people do not understand what their title company actually does.

Affordable Luxury on Florida's Scenic 30-A Beaches

Have you ever dreamed of owning a home with sugar white beaches just blocks or even steps away from your door? Do you imagine a life with views of sparkling turquoise water from your balcony, but think it’s too expensive to be a realistic goal? Perhaps it’s time to look into real estate along scenic highway 30-A between Panama City Beach and Destin in the Florida Panhandle.

Winter May Be Coming, but Emerald Coast Real Estate Is Heating Up!

Four days. Two days. Four hours. Homes recently listed in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties have been selling almost as fast as realtors can list them. January is typically the slowest month for the housing market, but this year saw an 18.2% increase in sales from the previous January. The market has only continued to improve and grow stronger since then, and experts say now is an opportune time to buy.

Title Insurance, Protection You Can Trust

Buying a home is not usually something anyone takes lightly or does on a whim. A great deal of thought and research goes into every choice, from neighborhood to realtor, yet you may not have spent any time at all worrying about title insurance.

Life’s a Beach in Panama City!

White sugar sand and beautiful blue-green water pairs with warm weather, cool breezes and southern hospitality to make up the beachside town of Panama City. This area has 27 miles of breathtaking shoreline, world class restaurants and shopping, and easy access to the rest of the world thanks to the new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, but has a lower cost of living and higher dose of country charm than similarly sized communities in the more southern parts of Florida.

Real Estate Market is Booming in Panama City Beach, FL

In a recent article posted by WJHG.com, Panama City Beach officials share their opinions on our local real estate market.

8 Big Changes Thanks to Driverless Cars

The combination of widespread ride-sharing and self-driving cars will reshape housing in 8 significant ways: