Live 30A Real Estate Blog

As the First Quarter of 2021 has closed, we have the opportunity to review the 30A real estate market & how it compares year over year. See Below for the 30A real estate market snapshot showing all real estate sales in the 30A east and 30A west market.

*Not including Watersound Origins or any properties north of 98

 

30A real estate market report 2021 Q1 Live 30A

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30A welcomes all furry friends to join in on the fun! Our beach community enjoys staying active with walks, runs, bike rides, paddle boarding, and all the outdoor adventures. And as you travel along 30A, you will see friendly faces from people and their pets --- so the question is... what awesome 30a restaurants will let me bring my puppy? 

Most of all 30A restaurants invite you to an outdoor deck or patio when you dine with your four-legged friend. Our five favorite dog-friendly 30a restaurants have delicious dishes AND welcoming atmospheres for all the guests in your party (as long as they don't bite ;).

1) The Bay Restaurant

The Bay Restaurant

Photo shared from baysouthwalton.com

One of the locals favorites, the Bay Restaurant located along the bay at the

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The Blue Mountain Creamery

Photo shared from Blue Mountain Creamery

The Blue Mountain Creamery was founded by Christine and her son, Jed when they moved from Canada to a seaside cottage on the corner of 30A and Blue Mountain Beach. As the community grew they decided to bring the first Ice Creamery to the area. The original location “The Creamery” serves ice cream, frozen yogurt sorbets, and waffle cones. Located behind The Creamery is the “Shake Shop” serving milkshakes, donuts, coffees, frozen custard, and shaved ices. Make sure to try out their tasty treats! 

The Creamery open 10 am -10 pm 
Shake Shop open 7 am - 10 pm 

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free options are available. Blue Mountain Creamery accepts cash for payment. 

2129 S Co Hwy 83

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Spring break is right around the corner! Time to unwind with your loved ones, while soaking up the Florida sun. We have taken initiative as your ~spring break travel guides~ to find the best pools along 30A.

  1. Camp Watercolor



    Photo shared from WaterColoResort.com

Camp Watercolor is the newest resort amenity available to Watercolor guests and homeowners located at 205 Spartina Circle. The resort has a main butterfly pool with a monarch slide, a lazy lizard pool, and a caterpillar pool. This offers options for guests and children to spread out at the resort. Lifeguards are on duty offering a second set of eyes for parents or friends, with lounge chairs along the perimeter of the pools. 

Basketball lovers make sure to bring a ball and hit

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As a team, we say a big THANK YOU to Sowal for sharing an article about who we are & the purpose driving what we do at Live30A! Check out the kind article HERE. 

We're grateful for this team who is dedicated to making meaningful relationships through serving clients in the real estate community while making a difference in the lives of others! ⁠If you don't know, Sowal is a phenomenal local news and forum site that connects the community with everything happening in South Walton, 30a and beyond. 

 

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Let’s take a trip down memory lane! In the 1890s vacationing at the beach in summer drove interest to small beach resort communities in Florida. Grayton Beach was a small resort for beachgoers from surrounding areas (Alabama, Defuniak Springs, and elsewhere in the county).  By the 1920s, new houses replaced cottages that had been located along the beach since before the 20th century.

 1) Seagrove Beach

 

Photo shared from 30a.com

This photograph takes place on the Fourth of July at Seagrove Beach circa the 1980s.

On Scenic 30A, the Fourth of July is not only a national holiday, it is a deep-rooted local tradition. People spend all day at the beach gathering with friends and family. Grayton Beach allows permitted cars to drive right up

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Dreaming about your vacation to 30A this Spring 2021? How about owning your own beach vacation home? If you're like so many who've visited the beaches here in South Walton, and have fallen in love with the lifestyle that 30A offers - Pursuing ownership might be a great next step. We believe you'll find it more simple and rewarding than you think. (You can skip ahead to finding your 30A home HERE)

Here's our Top 10 Tips for Buying Your 30A Beach House This Spring 2021

#1.) Get Mentally Prepared & On the Same Page With Your Spouse or Financial Partner. 

30A seaside Live 30A Real Estate

Photo by Little Miss Creative Photography

- Big step #1 is a big one that will help the ship launch or keep it on the launchpad. Be sure to communicate well and make sure

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Why do we love the beach lifestyle so much at Live30A? The sunshine, breeze, ocean and beautiful views lifts us up and helps us recharge! It inspires us to eat clean and enjoy the peaceful oasis we call “home”. Check out our 5 favorite organic restaurants on 30A!

  1. Prema Organic Cafe

When packing for a beach day it's important to include the necessities... sunscreen, drinks and of course a nutritious meal. Prema Organic Cafe located in Santa Rosa Beach, FL offers a wide variety of nutrient packed, beautifully colorful dishes. Their menu is filled with fresh, organic, and gluten-free smoothies, juices, salads and more. For total mind & body rejuvenation, you can enjoy a yoga class at Balance Health Studio just next door. Both Prema &

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Every month, the team here at Live 30A makes the time to review the past month's sales, wins, lessons, and the 30A real estate market statistics as a whole. See below for a handy graphic we created for the February 2021 30A Market Stats and a few of local realtor expert thoughts on the results and what to expect ahead if you're a buyer or seller in the 30A market. 

 

 

 

 

Live 30A Real Estate, Local Realtor Expert Thoughts: 

The market on 30A is going through a fundamental shift where people are able to travel, vacation, and work from wherever they want. As the southeastern United States looks to the beach for vacation and real estate opportunities, the Florida panhandle is a major contender, with the 30A / South Walton area as a

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