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The Hwy 30A Real Estate market is currently on fire.  This is the best real estate market that I have ever seen and I have been licensed since 1997.  Many of the popular properties are going under contract with 1 day on the market.  This can be frustrating for many buyers because they are from out of town and often cannot move fast enough.  We have a formula that can help buyer's during this challenging market.  Below are some tips to help you achieve success in acquiring a 30A property.

  • Auto Updates - We can set you up to be automatically updated when a property within your criteria hits the market.  This will enable you to move fast and get your offer in immediately.  JOIN DEAL ALERT to get set up on auto-updates today.
  • Get Pre Approved - If…
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We have lived on the Emerald Coast for over 20 years, and I have enjoyed many of the amazing activities that 30A has to offer.  I often have friends visit the area, and they ask me what my favorite activities are.  Below is a list of my favorites, and I hope you find it helpful.  Of course the obvious #1 attraction is the Gulf of Mexico but below are some other fun activities that I think you will enjoy.

  1. Visit the Red Bar in Grayton Beach, FL on Sunday for live music during brunch and dinner, excellent food, and a killer vibe.  https://theredbar.com/
  2. Stop by Seaside, FL and do some shopping and dining, and be sure to watch the sunset at the rooftop bar at Bud and Alleys in Seaside. https://www.budandalleys.com/
  3. Take an easy fishing charter off…
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As a 30A real estate brokerage, we enjoy working with 1031 exchange buyers and sellers.  We have successfully helped many of our customers complete successful 1031 exchange transactions, and we have a great system.  Below are some tips and facts about 1031 "like kind" exchanges for properties on the Emerald Coast of Florida.

  • Please consult with an attorney and/or tax expert to make sure a 1031 is the best strategy for you and your specific situation.  The amount of profit from the sale, depreciation, and other items will dictate whether or not the expense of a 1031 is worth the benefit.
  • You must hire a 1031 intermediary to hold the funds from the initial property sale.  You can never have access to the 1031 proceeds.  Your title company or…
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The 30A Area offers many excellent investment opportunities.  I often receive phone calls from buyers and investors asking me which rental properties in our area offer positive cash flow?  The answer is... almost all properties offer positive cash flow on cash purchases and only a select few do when financing is involved. 

Positive cash flow on a cash purchase is very easy to achieve as you only have to cover expenses like property taxes, insurance, utilities, landscaping, rental management fees, and general maintenance.   It begins to get more difficult when trying to cash flow a 30A property with a mortgage, due to the debt service.

A very small percentage of properties on the Emerald Coast can offer positive cash flow with a standard 20% down…

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