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Here is a four county comparison of real estate taxes.  Walton County continues to offer purchasers lower taxes. Taxes on Real Estate in the Panhandle   $200,000 x .0138663 = $2,773.26  SANTA ROSA COUNTY EXAMPLE ON $200,000   $200,000 x .0109739 = $2,194.78 OKALOOSA COUNTY EXAMPLE ON $200,000   $...
There is plenty to do over Memorial Day Weekend in our local area.  If you have not yet booked a reservation, you may be too late.  The hotels, bed and breakfast's and even those who rent on websites are all reporting that they are already booked. The weather should be perfect and yo...
You may not want to wait too long to book your visit to our area.  According to the rental companies they are almost at 100% capacity from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  I am being told it is hard to find a room right now. Make sure you look at these sites for possible rentals while in the area...
How can you not love this area?  Emerald Green Waters and Coastal Dune Lakes.  Lake above is Oyster Lake.  I love Oysters!  You can find them for .25 cents a piece during happy hour at the Hurricane Oyster Bar.  $2 Beers.  Love it, Love it, Love it. Well this past month in Walton County there wer...
Tornadoes The recent tornado outbreak has affected a lot of lives.  People in the hardest hit states are still in a search and rescue plan.  Power outages and homes and business have been destroyed.   May and June are normally the peak months for tornadoes.  This most recent activity may very wel...
Many buyers are uncomfortable with their buyer's representative asking them to become preapproved or show proof of cash funds for a home purchase.  As a buyer's representative this is the first step I take with my new clients.  I find if someone is unwilling to take this first step, then it is a ...
Ahhhhhhhhhh, Walton County.  Sales are climbing. Let's take a look.  Single Family Homes Year to date 354 home sales.  Up 6.95% over same period last year.  Homes sell for 91.37% of list price on average. Condos/Townhomes Year to date 258 sales.  Up 17.27% over same period last year.  Condos are ...
Introducing to users is my newest tool of the trade.  If you are an iPhone owner, please download my free APP by doing a search using my name.  Kelly Klein Enjoy looking at properties along the Panhandle while still being mobile.  The Android OS system will soon be out.  I will announce this as w...
Okaloosa County -- 24 Miles of White Sugar Shoreline.  Destin, Florida considered the luckiest fishing village in Florida.  Award winning beaches. 263 Homes sold in Okaloossa County in the month of March.  This is an increase of 15% over same period last year.  Year to date totals show that there...
Every MLS has a map that divides the larger geographical area into Main and SubAreas for means of searching for a property.  Let's take Area 17 where I live which is in Santa Rosa Beach, FL and more commonly known as areas like Dune Allen, Gulf Place, Blue Mountain Beach, and Grayton Beach.  I lo...

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