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    Livin’ Right Weekly Local Happenings 4/11

    By Matthew McGee | April 19, 2022

    Livin’ Right WeeklyLocal Happenings Real Estate: Construction of luxury apartments marks early stage of FWB project with restaurants, hotelhttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… The Landing renovations are one step closer to beginning in Fort Walton Beachhttps://www.getthecoast.com/th… Median “beautification” project underway in Destin, from Marler Bridge to Airport Roadhttps://www.getthecoast.com/me… Exciting Business News: Southern Star and Buccaneer Pirate Ship under new... Read More

    Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home for Sale

    By Matthew McGee | April 6, 2022

    We’re still in a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to easily sell.1 If you want to maximize your sale price, it’s still important to prepare your home before putting it on the market. Start by connecting with a real estate agent as soon as possible. Having the eyes and ears... Read More

    Livin Right Weekly Local Happenings 4/5

    By Matthew McGee | April 5, 2022

    Livin’ Right Weekly Local Happenings Real Estate Looking to buy a vacation rental? Navarre Beach is the No. 3 best spot in the U.S. for that https://www.pnj.com/story/news/local/navarre/2022/03/28/vacasa-ranks-navarre-no-3-u-s-best-place-buy-beach-house/7145943001/ Is customary use doctrine constitutional? Walton County judge declines to rule on it. https://www.nwfdailynews.com/story/news/courts/2022/03/30/walton-judge-david-green-florida-supreme-court-decide-customary-use-case-doctrine-constitutionality/7192096001/ Walton development roundup: Sandestin condo project gets OK, county defining building story https://www.nwfdailynews.com/story/business/real-estate/2022/03/28/walton-county-development-commissioners-approve-sandestin-condo-project-define-building-story/7152212001/ Curbing... Read More

    Livin’ Right Weekly – Local Happenings 3/28

    By Matthew McGee | March 30, 2022

    Livin’ Right Weekly Local Happenings Real Estate: Marina Bay Resort auctioned off for $11.2 million in Fort Walton Beach https://www.getthecoast.com/ma… 45-year-old Shoreline Towers needs $20 million renovation. Why are condo owners ‘disgruntled?’https://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… Demolition work begins for the Brooks Bridge replacement projecthttps://www.getthecoast.com/de… ‘Please build responsibly,’ Walton school official urges residential developershttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… Many Okaloosa residents will see monthly rate... Read More

    Livin’ Right Weekly – Local Happenings 3/21

    By Matthew McGee | March 30, 2022

    Livin’ Right Weekly Local Happenings Real Estate: Walton commissioners approve zoning change for 10,000-seat amphitheater with walking trailshttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… A 196-square-foot home in Santa Rosa Beach is listed at $1 million. Take a peek inside.https://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… Lawmakers unable to find common ground on reforms after deadly Surfside condo collapsehttps://www.tallahassee.com/st… Destin Water Users, Inc. break ground on new $19.5 million... Read More

    Livin’ Right Weekly – Local Happenings 3/14

    By Matthew McGee | March 30, 2022

    Livin’ Right Weekly Local Happenings Real Estate:  Publix to buy the Old Time Pottery property in Destinhttps://www.getthecoast.com/publix-buys-the-old-time-pottery-property-in-destin/ Destin City Council approves proposed expenditure plan for allocated TDC funds. Here are the projectshttps://www.getthecoast.com/destin-city-council-approves-proposed-expenditure-plan-for-allocated-tdc-funds-here-are-the-projects/ Hilton Garden Inn Destin Miramar Beach acquired for $31 Millionhttps://www.getthecoast.com/hilton-garden-inn-destin-miramar-beach-acquired-for-31-million/ Captain Royal Melvin Heritage Park in Destin could open by end of Aprilhttps://www.getthecoast.com/captain-royal-melvin-heritage-park-in-destin/‘The... Read More

    Livin’ Right Weekly-Local Happenings 3/7

    By Matthew McGee | March 16, 2022

    Real Estate: FPL project will extend high voltage power lines 45 miles from Argyle to Sandestinhttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… ‘It does not work for us’: Neighbors turn out in force against Botanic Miramar mixed-use projecthttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… Mary Esther set to start major water/wastewater system overhaulhttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/s… FDOT: 10 buildings will be demolished to make way for new Brooks Bridge. Here... Read More

    Livin’ Right Weekly-Local Happenings 2/28

    By Matthew McGee | March 9, 2022

    Real EstateWalton commissioners reject rezoning request for 40 new homes on Nellie Drivehttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/story/news/local/2022/02/24/walton-commissioners-reject-nellie-drive-rezoning-new-homes/6898644001/ Okaloosa County has $6 million in water and sewage system upgrades on tap. Here are the plans. https://www.nwfdailynews.com/story/news/local/gulf-coast/2022/02/22/okaloosa-county-florida-upgrade-24-miles-aging-clay-sewer-pipes/6830681001/ Condo collapse makes condo buying more difficulthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/surfside-tower-collapse-makes-buying-condos-more-complicated-11645289834 Firefighters battle large fire in WaterSound Beach; about $1 million in damage reportedhttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/story/news/fire/2022/02/24/watersound-beach-residential-fire-causes-around-1-million-damages/6922132001/ Exciting Local Business News:New... Read More

    Hedge Against Inflation With These 3 Real Estate Investment Types

    By Matthew McGee | March 8, 2022

    The annual inflation rate in the United States is currently around 7.5%—the highest it has been since 1982.1 It doesn’t matter if you’re a cashier, lawyer, plumber, or retiree; if you spend U.S. dollars, inflation impacts you. Economists expect the effects of inflation, like a higher cost of goods, to continue.2 Luckily, an investment in... Read More

    Livin Right Weekly Local Happenings 2/24

    By Matthew McGee | February 24, 2022

    Real Estate: City of Valparaiso to reopen and repair the historic building housing the Senior Citizen Center following massive community support: https://www.getthecoast.com/city-of-valparaiso-to-reopen-and-repair-senior-citizen-center-following-massive-community-support/ Costs of homes for sale in Okaloosa and Walton soar while supply, square footage falls shorthttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/story/business/real-estate/2022/02/14/housing-demand-outpaces-supply-prices-soar-okaloosa-walton/6590981001/ Settlement reached in court challenge to mixed-use South Walton development near Topsail Hillhttps://www.nwfdailynews.com/story/news/local/gulf-coast/2022/02/15/south-walton-community-council-settles-walton-commissioners-over-topsail-hill-development/6742840001/ Exciting Local Business News:  Two... Read More