Q2 Real Estate Market Overview: Sandestin and Miramar Beach

The second quarter of 2024 has been eventful for real estate in Sandestin and Miramar Beach. Let’s dive into the details of what happened in April, May, and June.

April

April saw 66 new listings and 41 properties sold. Homes had a higher average price per square foot compared to townhomes but took longer to sell.

  • Homes: 18 sold, averaging $544/sq ft, with a market time of 109 days.
  • Townhomes: Only 1 sold, at $438/sq ft, and spent 269 days on the market.
  • Condos: 17 sold, averaging $572/sq ft, with properties moving in 84 days.

May

In May, there were 55 new listings and 29 properties sold. Homes and condos showed resilience with strong price per square foot and…

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Hi, I’m Kitty! Your go-to REALTOR®

Coming from a background in business development and being involved through various roles in the evolution of our local community, I am now fully committed to leveraging my extensive experience and insights to benefit individuals like you— whether you're selling, looking for your dream home, the perfect office space, or a lucrative investment property, I bring a wealth of knowledge and personal touch to every transaction.

My Background

  • Walton County Business Development: 2 years
  • SRE Executive Director: 8 years
  • SRE Residential/Commercial Broker: 8 years
  • Sandestin Owners Association: 9 years
  • Baytowne Wharf Neighborhood Association Board: 9 years

What Sets Kitty Apart

  • Goes the…

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June has been proclaimed as the National Homeownership Month! This month is dedicated to raising awareness about the incredible benefits of owning a home and the importance of making homeownership more attainable for all. Whether you're a first-time buyer or looking to upgrade, now is a great time to explore your options.

The Benefits of Homeownership

Owning a home is more than just having a place to live. It's an investment in your future and your community. Homeownership provides stability, financial growth, and a sense of pride and accomplishment. It's an opportunity to build equity, take advantage of tax benefits, and have a space that you can truly call your own.

Making Homeownership Attainable

At Sandestin Real Estate, we understand the…

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Sandestin Team Sees Increased Sales Activity In April

As we move closer into summertime, we'd like to review the increased sales activity we observed in the Sandestin real estate market and the outstanding performance of our sales team during April. Our team has been working tirelessly, and the results speak volumes about our commitment and expertise.

Starting with some key numbers: As of May 1, 2024:

Active Listings in Sandestin: 270 properties
Sandestin Real Estate Market Share: 22.2%

Sales Volume and Transactions

Sandestin Real Estate has truly outshined the competition this year. Here are some impressive figures:
Year-to-Date Sales Volume: $37,947,800
Year-to-Date Sides Transactions: 44

To put this into perspective, our nearest…

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Sandestin Real Estate Market Recap: Q1 2024 Insights

How is it already April?! Time does fly! Let's recap our local market's performance during the first quarter of 2024. Let's dive into the data and trends that shaped our local real estate landscape.


One notable trend this quarter was the significant increase in active listings compared to the same period last year. From January to March 2023, we had an average of 149 active listings on the market. However, in early 2024, this number rose to an average of 251 active listings—a remarkable 68% increase year-over-year. This influx of new properties indicates a growing market with diverse options for potential buyers.

New Listings and Median List Price Analysis

In terms of new listings entering…

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How to Showcase Your Home in the Best Light for a 2024 Sale

As we navigate through 2024, the housing market is buzzing with anticipation. With mortgage rates experiencing a welcomed dip, a surge of buyers is expected to enter the market, eager to find their dream homes. This heightened demand, however, doesn't give sellers the luxury of complacency. In a market where every detail counts, ensuring your home stands out is crucial to avoiding the dreaded fate of becoming a stagnant listing. Here are five key strategies to position your home in the best possible light, making it irresistible to prospective buyers.

1. The Allure of Move-In Readiness

In today's fast-paced world, the appeal of a move-in-ready home cannot be overstated. Buyers are on the…

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Sandestin & Miramar Beach Real Estate Report (Q3 2023)

Let's dive into the market activity for the last quarter of 2023 for Sandestin and Miramar Beach.

Sandestin Highlights:

Number of Sales: 56

Average Sales Price: $850,000

Avg. Price per Square Foot: $575.14

Avg. Days on Market: 66

Percentage of List Price: 94%

Properties on Market: 223

Miramar Beach Insights (excluding Sandestin):

Number of Sales: 70

Average Sales Price: $703,000

Avg. Price per Square Foot: $515.71

Avg. Days on Market: 69

Percentage of List Price: 95%

The Numbers Game: The area of Miramar Beach saw a bit higher number of closed deals, with 70 sales, while Sandestin boasts a higher average sales price at $850,000.

Pricing Palette: Miramar…

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Celebrating Success: A Journey of Excellence in Real Estate at Sandestin

As we take a moment to reflect on success, it's with immense pride and gratitude that we share the remarkable achievements of our very own Karen Phillips, a true titan in the world of real estate. With an illustrious career spanning over 35 years in the heart of Sandestin, Karen stands as a beacon of excellence, setting new standards in the industry.

A Legacy of Excellence

Top Sales & Listing Agent, 2018-2023

The mark of a true leader is consistency, and Karen Phillips has exemplified this trait by being awarded the prestigious title of Top Sales & Listing Agent at Sandestin Real Estate for an astounding five years running - 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, and 2023. This…

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Sandestin Real Estate is proud to have been voted the Best Residential Real Estate Group of 2023 by the esteemed readers of Emerald Coast Magazine, and it's all thanks to your unwavering support and trust in us.

This recognition holds a special place in our hearts, as it acknowledges our dedication to the craft and highlights the remarkable community we have the privilege of serving. Sandestin and its neighboring areas are truly a hidden gem along the Emerald Coast, offering a unique blend of natural beauty, modern amenities, and a welcoming community spirit.

Discovering Sandestin: A Gem Along the Emerald Coast Nestled in the heart of the stunning Emerald Coast, Sandestin is a place where the pristine beauty of white sandy beaches meets the…

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Sandestin Real Estate is Honored to be a Food Drive Team for Food For Thought Outreach's Mission.


As a prominent business in our local community, we at Sandestin Real Estate recognize the unique opportunity we have to be able to make a difference. Because we hold this commitment to give back to our community, we have once again partnered with Food for Thought Outreach, a non-profit organization that operates on the principle that no child should go hungry. Established in 2010 as a small family project to serve food to insecure children for one school year, Food For Thought has grown into the go-to organization fighting childhood hunger in Walton and Okaloosa Counties providing weekly access to over 3,000 food insecure school-aged children across 32…

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