Saturday, December 24, 2011

Real Estate Sales on the rise in the Destin area

Sales have increased in the Destin & Miramar Beach areas over last year.  According to our local MLS, Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, the number of sales have increased in Destin about 40.8% over 2010 and 27.8% in Miramar Beach over last year.  These sales include all Residential properties such as homes, condos, town homes, and even residential lots.  Sales were up as high as 120% in June over last year!  Though the number of sales have increased, prices have dropped in some areas by as much as 12.9% in April 2011 in Miramar Beach over the same period in 2010.  This seems to indicate that now is a great time to buy!  Prices are low and interest rates are at an all time low too!  If you are in the market to buy, now is the time!  Crystal Waters Realty would like to be your Realtors!  See our Destin Real Estate site for listings in the area.  You'll find lots of information about the area as well as listings through our local MLS.  Search the whole MLS through our site!  Whether you are in the market to buy, sell, or even rent a property, we'd like to help you!  Call us at 850 654 4659 or come by our office located at 151 Regions Way, Suite 6A across from the new Lowes in Destin.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Updates to Caribe in Emerald Shores

Looking for an updated vacation rental?  We just added a new 51 inch Plasma TV with some High Def channels to our vacation home in Emerald Shores!  Other updates include a new TV cabinet and some DVD players!  Crystal Waters Vacations offers beach homes and condos on and just off Scenic 98 in Destin and Miramar Beach for rent!  See our Destin Vacation Rentals or call us at 850 654 4659!  Drop by an see us to at our new location 151 Regions Way, Suite 6A in Destin right across from the new Lowes!

Friday, December 16, 2011

Tourism in Destin is picking up!

Tourism in our little bit of paradise is picking up!  Our bookings were up quite a bit over last year.  In fact, Okaloosa and Walton Counties Tourist tax collections were significantly up year over year.  People are flocking back to our sugar white beaches and clear emerald green to blue water of Florida's Emerald Coast in Northwest Florida!  Advance bookings are looking good for 2012 too!  If you are planning a trip to the beach, check out our Destin Vacation Rentals!  You'll find lots of condos and homes along and just off Scenic Gulf Drive at low "by owner" type prices.  If the beach is not your scene, you'll find so much more to do!  There are 10 golf courses within about 10 miles!  If golf isn't your thing, how about shopping at either the Destin Commons Mall or the Silver Sands Designer Outlet Mall only 2 miles away!  They say it is the biggest Designer Outlet Mall in the country!  You'll find lots of other activities too including all water sports, deep sea fishing, dolphin cruises, go karts, bumper boats, bungee jumping, water parks, bowling, movie theaters, and many, many restaurants & bars!  All of this within a short 10 miles!  Plan now for Spring Break and Summer!  Call us at 850 654 4659 or come visit us at our new location 151 Regions Way, Suite 6A, Destin, FL  32541!  We are directly across from the new Lowes!