Friday, April 28, 2017

Just Listed! Lasata At Sandestin • Unit 3310

1 Bedroom  •  2 Bath  •  737 Square Feet  •  Selling Price: $229,500

One bedroom and two baths, this 3rd floor unit at Lasata is beautiful. An open floor plan overlooks the natural preserves, and peaceful bay views are enjoyed from the spacious balcony. Furnishings and d├ęcor exude a sophisticated island living feel.. perfect for a getaway or to invest in as a rental unit. Lasata owners have access to the private ''Solstice Club'' with a beautiful deck for relaxing and enjoying sunsets, barbecue facilities, kitchen & gathering area, and large screened porch. 

Enviably close to The Village of Baytowne Wharf offers owners and guests the opportunity to be located in the heart of the resort activities, while secluded in the luxury of their condo. Baytowne is peppered with quaint shops, charming eateries and lively nightspots which make up the Village. Hip happenings abound, with street performers, concerts, festivals and family-friendly attractions that are fun gatherings for Sandestin guests to attend.

Sandestin amenities are endless and include: 4 championship golf courses, tennis center, full service marina, miles of biking/jogging trails and access to the sugar white beaches. Paradise!

Waterscape • Unit B610

2 Bedroom  •  2 Bath  •  1,292 Square Feet  •  Selling Price: $489,000 

If your idea of the perfect paradise involves sand and sea, plus all of the comforts of home, you’ll want to check out Unit B610 at Waterscape Resort on Okaloosa Island. You can watch the dolphins play from your private balcony or enjoy nightly entertainment right on the beach – a beach that has consistently been ranked one of the top ten beaches in the world. 

This two-bedroom unit is on the west side facing the lay-z-river. Located on the 6th floor you get great views of the Gulf of Mexico and enjoy the amazing sea breeze! Elegantly furnished, with two master suites and a bunk room, this unit grosses over $44,000 in rental income!

At the heart of the complex, which features luxurious units, is a 10,000-square-foot split-level courtyard. Amenities in the beautifully landscaped courtyard include two hot tubs and three resort-style pools, plus the meandering Lay-Z-River and a 10-foot waterfall. There are multiple pool decks, a kids’ pool, a children’s play area complete with splash pad, and barbecue areas with gas grills scattered throughout the courtyard. Other resort amenities include a game room, fitness facility, meeting room, and covered parking. The conference room houses a small kitchen as well as tables, chairs, and a big-screen television. For guests headed to and from the beach, there’s a convenient dune crossover with four freshwater showers and two foot-washing stations. So self-contained is Waterscape that many guests spend their entire visit without leaving the premises. There’s even a seasonal Kids Club program to keep the youngsters entertained with games, crafts, and other activities. That’s not to say that those looking for a break from sand and surf won’t find plenty to do. In addition to sailing, snorkeling, diving, fishing, and other water sports, the area offers more than 1,080 holes of golf, restaurants, charming shops, art galleries, the Gulfarium marine park, and the Heritage Park and Cultural Center, a museum complex documenting local history.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Just Sold! Island Princess • Unit 519

Our buyers for this unit know the value of owning in Island Princess as we just assisted them in selling their previous condo -Unit 319- earlier this month! 

Here's what they had to say about working with our team for both transactions:

" We have used the Sold In Paradise Team to both buy and sell condos and highly recommend them. They are very professional, responsive, and follow through on all requests. They answer texts, emails, and calls very promptly. We would absolutely hire them again. "

We truly have the best clients! We're so thrilled they decided to purchase within Island Princess again as it's a great investment opportunity, and we want nothing but the best for our clients. 

Unit 519 is a great 1 bedroom 1.5 bath corner condo with hallway bunks for additional sleeping arrangements, making for a wonderful beach vacation home or as an income producing investment property. In 2016 alone his unit grossed over $25,000 in rental income! 

Located on the fifth floor, this unit offers a western view of the Gulf that's perfect for watching the sunset from the large balcony. Other features include: assigned covered parking space, tile throughout except the bedroom, solid surface counter tops, pantry, owner's closet, and stackable washer & dryer. 

Island Princess amenities include: 
• Community room
• Exercise room
• Heated beachside pool
• Covered & non-covered parking
• Hot tub

• Almost 500 feet of beach front
• Close to shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and newest hot spot: 
The Gulf 

Just Sold! Gulf Dunes • Unit 102

Gulf Dunes has become one of the most highly desired vacation getaways on beautiful Okaloosa Island. This great second-floor unit is conveniently located on the first floor above covered parking. This is a nicely appointed unit with two bedrooms and a bunk room. The master suite overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and has a king-sized bed. The second bedroom has two full-sized beds. The spacious living space flows out to the gulf-front balcony. The fully equipped kitchen has a breakfast bar that adjoins the dining area. A laundry room has a full-sized washer and dryer. Gulf Dunes Condo has two buildings with 6 stories and 102 units. It has 426 feet of beachfront. Amenities include two heated pools, exercise room, picnic area, and tennis courts. Paradise!

                Check out the flyer we put together to market this property! 

March Sales Market Highlights

March was quite the busy month.. with the start of Spring and the busy season it's no surprise! 

We had an active March ourselves. We sold a total of 7 properties in March - 4 of which were our listings. We're loving this busy season and can't wait to hustle our way through spring! This is a great time to perform some due diligence regarding purchasing property. We are getting a new influx of inventory daily. Some great opportunities are out there right now. The daily hot sheet has new listings hitting the market every day. Let us know if you would like to receive updates on the market! 

Check out the area sales highlights for the month of March:

The highest priced condo sold within the areas of Okaloosa Island, Destin, Sandestin, Miramar Beach, and 30A was: 

Seaside • 45 Central Square • Unit B2 

30A East


4 Bed/3.5 Bath 

2,805 Square Feet 

The highest priced home sold within the areas of Okaloosa Island, Destin, Sandestin, Miramar Beach, and 30A was: 

3225 Bay Estates Drive 



5 Bed/5.5 Bath 

8,020 Square Feet

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Just Sold! Island Echo • Unit 4NO

3 Bed  •  3 Bath  •  1,650 Square Feet  •  Selling Price: $515,000

This 4th floor unit at Island Echo is gorgeous! Almost everything in the unit has been updated and upgraded. Our client made a smart purchase as these 3 bedroom 3 bath units don't come up for sale often. The unit features beautiful panoramic views from the spacious 32 foot balcony. Oversized tile floors throughout, granite countertops, spectacular cabinets in kitchen, custom window treatments, gorgeous master bath with jetted tub, separate shower, double vanity with smoked glass raised sinks, and many more design touches make this unit desirable. There are only 12 units in the entire building making for great private beach living. Our clients are sure to enjoy this great investment in paradise! 

Island Echo has wonderful amenities including: 
• Seasonally heated Gulf front pool
• Brand new exercise room
• Lighted tennis court
• Owner's recreation room with full kitchen
• Dog walking area
• Gulf front shuffleboard
• Covered parking
• And more!

               Click here to see more units available at Island Echo!

Monday, April 17, 2017

Just Sold! Island Princess • Unit 318

Last week we closed on another Island Princess unit! We feel our clients made a solid buy. Island Princess is a popular destination for vacationers so owning here is a great investment opportunity. We know they'll enjoy owning a little piece of paradise! 

Unit 319 was the lowest priced 2 bed 2 bath condo in the building. A nicely decorated unit that makes a perfect investment property or second home. This third floor condo is well kept and has bamboo flooring in the living area and comes with a deeded covered parking spot. Built in 1999, Island Princess is a favorite vacation spot and consists of 136 units on 7 floors. It sits on almost 500 feet of pristine beach front. A great little paradise made to enjoy!

The amenities include: 

• Community room
• Exercise room
• Heated beachside pool
• Covered & non-covered parking
• Hot tub
• Close to shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and newest hot spot: The Gulf 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Just Sold! Sea Palm • Unit 5B

2 Bed  •  1 Bath  •  1,000 Square Feet  •  Selling Price: $121,500

We were able to get this cute little waterfront condo under contract in 17 days! 

It's no wonder with it being an affordable waterfront property! This renovated two-bedroom unit overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway, with water views from the main living area and the master suite. A spacious combined living and dining space flows through glass sliders to a covered porch. From here you can enjoy panoramic views of the sound and Okaloosa Island. A large laundry room can be accessed through beautiful double barn doors. Both bedrooms are large, and the master suite has two large windows that provide a relaxing view of the water. This condo would make an good starter home, retirement residence, second home, or investment property. Conveniently located, this condo is about 4 miles to Hurlburt Field and 7 miles to Eglin Air Force Base, and 2.5 miles to the beaches of Okaloosa Island and all the latest popular hot spot: The Gulf

We got right to work when our sellers decided to put this great condo on the market. Check out how we marketed this property!

Email flyer sent to our database of investors, as well as an agent version for maximum exposure.

Facebook post featuring a video tour of the property. We also post to YouTube, Google+, and Pinterest.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Just Sold! Island Princess • Unit 319

Another condo sold! We had the buyers and sellers on this closing as well! 

This will make a great rental unit, or second home. 

Located on the third floor of the Island Princess Condo, this unit overlooks the beach access and offers a western view of the Gulf of Mexico, the perfect place to enjoy the sunset and salty sea breeze. Inside you will find a nicely appointed unit with tile in the living space. From the living area glass sliders flow out to a spacious tiled balcony. This unit sleeps six easily and has bunk beds in the hall. Enjoyed as a beach vacation home or as an income-producing investment property. Built in 1999, Island Princess is a favorite vacation spot and consists of 136 units on 7 floors. It sits on almost 500 feet of pristine beach front. Paradise!  

The amenities include: 

• Community room
• Exercise room
• Heated beachside pool
• Covered & non-covered parking
• Hot tub
• Close to shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and newest hot spot: The Gulf 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Just Listed! Bayou Village • Unit 639

Wind your way down the Sandestin streets to quiet and serene Bayou Village and find yourself at this delightful unit. 

Newly renovated with fine touches and furnishings, feel the relaxation as you enter this 2 bedroom 2 bath end unit in Bayou Village. Plentiful windows and glass sliders allow natural light to wash over you as you flow from room to room. A guest suite is located to the west of the entrance, as well as an attached bath that also exits to the hall. The gorgeous kitchen, dining, and living areas all flow together: a great space to have the family all in one place. Step out of glass sliders to the patio just off the living room. The master suite overlooks the greens and faces east for great sunrise views. Glass sliders lead you to its own private patio where you can enjoy a morning cup of coffee and take in the serene surroundings. The bonus room is off the kitchen and features floor to ceiling windows where you can take in the gorgeous nature around you. A bunk room allows for extra sleeping arrangements. This end unit is a must see! 

The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers beach access, 4 golf courses, marina, tennis, spa, over 30 restaurants, shops, daily live entertainment, tram and much more. Paradise!

Check out our Facebook post with a Video Tour!