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While following the CDC's recommended guidelines and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' 30-day stay-at-home executive order, there are still many ways we can support both our local and national communities during this unprecedented and difficult time. SRE is proudly invested in our communities and we feel that, together, we can all make a positive impact! The following offers a few suggestions on how you can help.

 

Support Restaurants and Cafes

You can help local restaurants stay in business by ordering takeout, or if you are unable to or unwilling to do that, simply purchase gift cards and/or merchandise! Another great way is to support servers and other restaurant employees that have been laid off by donating to a nonprofit such as the Restaurant

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Vacationers will now find it even easier to visit the beautiful beaches of the Florida panhandle due to Allegiant Airlines announcing five new routes to the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). To celebrate one of the biggest expansion in Allegiant’s history, the airline is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $33.*

Growing from five destinations in 2016 to 41 destinations, Allegiant’s expansion coincides with the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport’s rapid growth. In total, VPS passengers have increased from 915,560 in 2016 to approximately 1.7 million in 2019.

“Allegiant has delivered extraordinary compounding impacts to our region,” said Okaloosa County Commissioner Carolyn Ketchel. “The success story continues with

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While unchanged week-to-week, the rate is still almost a full point lower year-to-year. In Nov. 2018, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.62%.

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. long-term mortgage rates were unchanged this week, staying near historically low levels.

Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage held at 3.73% for the second straight week. The benchmark rate was 4.62% a year ago, a level that appears to have depressed home sales as interest rates increased in response to higher federal budget deficits following President Donald Trump’s tax cuts.

But interest rates have tumbled over the past 12 months due to greater uncertainty over trade with China, slower economic growth and the Federal Reserve cutting a

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Sandestin Investments Unveils Renderings of new Sandestin Hotel

 Sandestin Investments, LLC released final external renderings of the Sandestin Hotel which broke ground September 2018.  The new 250-room full-service hotel is located adjacent to the Baytowne Conference Center at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Completion of the hotel is slated for April 2020.

“The vision for the Sandestin Hotel has always been to reflect an elegant, coastal design. These external renderings convey that luxurious, yet approachable vibe we envisioned, and we’re thrilled to share them,” stated Sara Becnel, vice president of development of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. “As we elevate our image, we will continue to adapt to our guests’ needs and offer exceptional

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