30A real estate market reports by Live 30A Real Estate

The sun, the beach, the beautiful water. Creating family memories, enjoying the laid-back lifestyle, the like-minded community, and recharging in luxury - but away from the busyness of the city and bustling areas. This is what owning a family beach home here on 30A is all about. 


This Summer on 30A, the @Live30A team is here to provide clarity & the guidance you need. 

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Notable Sales & Trends Summer 2022

The third home near the $20,000,000 on 30A has closed , an expansive gulf-front home in between Watersound Beach and Alys Beach with 220' of beach frontage. 

The $5,000,000+ luxury residential market in South Walton is strong and growing stronger with sales (already closed) up 35% year over year and pending sales (under contract) up…

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Summer '22 - If you're a family who loves visiting the 30A area and You are thinking of buying a home... read this first. 

Here, we'll share 3 Things you Need to Know before considering purchasing a home in the 30A area this year. 

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#1. Understanding the 30A Market in the Summertime

If you discovered 30A 30+ years ago, and haven't purchased property here yet - you've likely kicked yourself a few times thinking you could have picked up a plot of land on the cheap. Or perhaps you discovered 30A just a handful of years ago - either way, you're likely still doing the same. Here at Live 30A Real Estate, we see two types of people who love 30A: Those who continually look and look back saying "I should have bought back then" and those who make a…

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30A Real Estate Market Review

What happened in the local real estate market, Q1 2022?

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Year over year comparison

  • Average Sale Price: +21% @ $1.922m
  • Overall # Properties Sold: -18.3% (488 vs. 597)
  • Overall # Properties Pending: -34.2% (513 vs 780)
  • Overall # Active Listings: -21.1% (815 vs. 1033)
  • Overall # New Listings: -19.4% (554 vs 687)

Absorption Rate: Under 1 month. (This is an indicator used to show the amount of time it would take for the market to "sell out" if no new properties hit the market. This is the lowest number we have seen to date.) 

Days on market: Relatively unchanged at one week or less.

45 Properties at $5m or more under-contract or closed.
$24m sale, highest ever on 30A.

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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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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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Buying your 30A dream vacation home is a beautiful journey to embark on - starting the search, connecting with a 30A Realtor, deep talks with your spouse about what you need most and what matters, thinking about the future memories that you'll make, discovering new opportunities, narrowing down options, and finally selecting the ONE! 


Here below, we take a few minutes to share our professional opinions to help guide you through the 30A real estate market report for July, August, and September 2021. 

Curated 30A Real Estate Market Report Q3

30A East: Inlet Beach, Rosemary Beach, Seacrest Beach, Alys Beach, Seacrest, Watersound Beach, Seagrove, Watercolor, Seaside

30A Market Report Rosemary Beach

30A West: Grayton Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Gulf Place, Dune Allen Beach

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If You're a Lover of 30A, you've inevitably become curious about the real estate landscape here. Many have foud a place here at the beach, and still many others are looking for their place here among the world's most beautiful beaches, in what we believe is the South's most incredible area. Toss the incredibleness of how Florida has responded in the last 18 months -- and this place is quite the Oasis. 

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So. Where has the 30A real estate market been? Where is it at now? and... and big question: where do we see it going? 

Where the 30A Real Estate Market Has Been. 

Over the past few decades, the beaches of South Walton and 30A area have grown exponentially in popularity as they have been discovered. Over the past decade, the 30A area has…

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Only one more month of beautiful summertime here on 30A, can you believe it? For many, kids are already heading back to school - but for the many who relocated here or are extending their summer vacations - there's a little more summer heat left! Speaking of heat, the 30A real estate market has been on absolute FIRE for the last 14+ months... but where are we at today? 

Well, it may surprise you that today we are reporting the first notable MARKET DROP in terms of properties sold and properties put under contract since April/May of last year. That's right. But what does this mean? Does it mean we should prepare for a market correction? Well, from the viewpoint of a real estate broker and professionals at Live 30A specializing in 30A real estate…

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The 30A Real Estate Market. Summer 2021. If those words excite you, makes you ask some questions, or have you scratching your head - that's what this blog is for and all about. The team at Live 30A is your hometown 30A real estate company here to help proactively guide, serve, and successfully lead you through the waters of this exciting real estate market. If you have any questions, thoughts, or are ready to connect - don't hesitate to reach out to one of our Live 30A Real Estate agents. You can do this two ways: 

  • When searching for a property, "Contact Agent" on the right side of the screen (or scroll down on phone) 
  • Visit our "Meet the Family" page and select your agent. This page can be found here

First-Half 2021 vs.…

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Have you been watching the 30A real estate market? If so, congratulations! This is one of the most beautiful and sought after places in the southern United States not only for owning a private vacation home or vacation rental, but now - also to live and enjoy life on a whole new level. 

Along your curious journey of exploring the 30A real estate market, you've likely got plenty of questions and no doubt need some quality answers from a real estate professional who specializes in the 30A and South Walton markets - @Live30A, that's our bread and butter. Below, you'll find notes, facts, data, and thoughts from your favorite 30A real estate company, Live 30A Real Estate. 

Curated 30A Market Report | Spring - Summer 2021

As we peer into the market…

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