It's spring 2022. As someone really interested in owning a beach home for your family here on 30A, you have questions that need answers. Here, we're sharing simple buying strategy that will help you understand why buying in the spring is a great time of year to do so.

Springtime Buying Strategy to Finally Get Your 30A Beach Home

Spring 2022 30A Real Estate homes

# 1. Identify an existing 30a vacation home to purchase.
# 2.Place an offer, negotiate & sign to go under contract.
# 3. Close in 30-45 days (Springtime)
# 4. Enjoy rental income potential day 1 of closing.

Here's how this works, and why it makes sense: Current owners of vacation rental properties will have vacation rental income already on the books for the year, much of which is still yet to come in the spring and…

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Spring is here on 30A & the beach is as appealing as ever after the Wintertime! As the 80+ degree weather here in South Walton hits and spring break is upon us, you'll be happy to know we've compiled a short list of things you must do as a vacationer here on 30A this spring!

Spring on 30A | 3 Things Every Vacationer Must Do

Number 1: Paddle, Picnic, & Beach Bonfire

Paddle Boarding 30A things to do

If you're going to truly experience the uniqueness of what South Walton has to offer -- and what makes "30A" so different, you'll have to get outside the normal exploration areas and jump on a paddle board! With super-rare coastal dune lakes (like the one you drive over to to get Watercolor) that are perfect for family excursions.... so grab a paddle board rental from your local…

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If you're looking to buy a vacation rental home on 30A, and transition from renter to owner, Congrats! Here, we'll cover a a few things to keep your eye out for when you're on the search! 

Our agents here at Live 30A Real Estate are here to assist in your search, to answer questions, place offers, negotiations, and transaction management to closing and beyond. 

Seaside 30A Homes for sale Live 30A


5 Things Every 30A Buyer Should Look For When Buying a Vacation Rental Home
1. Location, Location, Location. 

- Look for homes with a quick access to a good beach access.

- Take into account nearby restaurants that can be accessed via golf cart within minutes.

- Homes nearby town-centers and planned urban developments often perform great. 


2. Sleeping Arrangements (and…

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In 2021 was a fast-paced year for the 30A area and real estate market, many families choosing to finally make the move from vacationer to property owner, and many re-investing here at the beach for short and long term financial goals. Still, many more enjoying the freedoms found here in our state afforded by our wonderful Governor. 

Here, we want to take a few moments to spell out some of the notable insights from the past year as a service and value for our buyers and sellers here at Live 30A Real Estate


2021 Annual Review SNAPSHOT | 30A Real Estate Market 


30A Home, Condo, Townhome, and land sales

*30A south of hwy 98 only & % Change Year-over-Year.

  • Number of Properties Sold: +7.8% @ 2,368
  • Average Sold Price: +24.7% @…

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If you're newly a Florida resident or property owner, or looking to become one in the near future -- Congratulations and welcome! Florida is one of the most beautiful and sought-after, freedom-filled, relaxing, and easily accessible beach family vacation in the southern United States. It's here on 30A at the beach that so many memories are made, perspectives are changed, and so many of the worries of life seem to melt away. 

That's also why this area is one of the fastest growing counties in all the states, and people have been making their way to living and working at the beach like never before -- and especially in northwest Florida. 

As we venture from a very interesting past 24 months, here's a few fun outlook's and fun predictions to consider…

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A Florida beach home or property here on the beaches of South Walton - or more commonly known as "30A" is considered by many as the best of the best, when if comes to places to have a family beach retreat. With a one-day drive from many of the major metro areas of the South, and many direct flights now open from all over the US, and a unique beach culture, geography, history, and future here on 30A  (and not to mention, beautiful Freedom)... 30A has simply become "the place" to vacation, own a second home, or for many recently -- to live the beach life. 

Live 30A Seaside

As 30A's hometown real estate company, our family here at Live 30A want to share 7 strategic ways you can get the best 30A vacation home your money can buy. 

The 7 Strategic Ways to Get The Best…

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Fall here at the beach is an incredibly mild & comfortable time of year, perfect for beach bonfires, beach days, and camping here! (Yes, there's amazing camping opportunities here in South Walton) - And over the past 18 months or so, the real estate market here has been something for the books: An incredible amount of sales, value growth, and new developments have sprouted up for the growing demand. Fueled by an incredible white-sandy beach, quick access for southern cities, viable rental income opportunity, long-range outlook of valuation, and a beautifully free state (thanks, Governor) - The Florida Panhandle, and especially the South Walton area (were iconic "30A" is located) has become a beautiful opportunity for families to invest in their legacy. 

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If you're a homeowner here at the beach in South Walton - Congrats! You're already living and owning a home in one of the most incredible, beautiful, and freedom-loving places in the world. Many of you have perhaps vacationed on 30A for years and are just now realizing the dream of owning your very own 30A home, others have been enjoying your beach home for years -- and as a resource to the homeowners here, we've complied a list of seasonal maintenance items you'll want to consider for your 30A beach home along with a few local recommendations from our Live 30A team. 


*For an updated and personalized list of recommendations, reach out to your @Live30A Realtor. We would love to connect and equip you with all the resources you need. 

30A Home…

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A Note to All Interested 30A Real Estate Buyers: These Next 30-60 Days may be one of the best opportunities we have seen to purchase a home in the past 18 months. 


Since the opening of Florida vacation rentals (after COVID showed up) the 30A real estate market has gone on a bull run for a number of reasons as people migrate around the country, seek freedom, re-invest monies, and see investment opportunity - and the future of this area's real estate looks strong as this market is transitioning from a little collection of beach town's to the South's premier vacation and second home haven.

Here's the deal. 

Listing homes over the past 18 months has been interesting, because at first -buyers were over-running the market and bidding up the…

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Congratulations! It's time for your one week escape from it all in one of the most beautiful places in the world -- the demands of work, the responsibilities of a parent and all the other day-to-day tasks that require your time and energy will find their place to rest, recharge, and refresh.

Sunday morning comes and it's your first full day to enjoy all that 30A has to offer, specifically the beach. After sleeping in, enjoying a cup of coffee and a mid morning breakfast you gather your gear and head to the beach. You're so excited. It's time to finally stick your toes in the sand... but when you get to the base of the boardwalk and look around you realize this isn't your private oasis and, if you're lucky, maybe you'll get a spot on the "second row"…

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