Real Estate Agency, 30A Local Properties Dedicates Morning to Cleaning South Walton Beach

In an initiative to give back to nature and the local community, 30A Local Properties coordinated with South Walton’s Beach Maintenance office to launch volunteer clean-up events in the Spring and Summer of 2018. In their first clean-up event of the season, staff and friends of 30A Local Properties, met at the Blue Mountain beach …

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Florida Homeowners Allowed To Act As Their Own Contractors

Did you know that Florida homeowners are allowed to be their own contractors? So, if you live in Florida and are building or improving your primary residence or duplex, you might be able to skip the contractor fees completely. Of course, you should only do this if you know what you’re doing. Another stipulation is …

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Do You Know The Most Common Problems Reported In A Home Inspection?

Did you know that most issues uncovered during a home inspection are relatively easy to fix? The most common problems found by home inspectors are usually not deal breakers. So, don’t let just any problem become a deal breaker if you find an otherwise good property. Faulty Wiring One of the most common problems found during …

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What Does It Mean For A Real Estate Agent To Carry A CCIM Designation?

  Have you ever wondered what a CCIM designation is and why select real estate agents are so proud of this distinction? Well, CCIM is the acronym for Certified Commercial Investment Member. A CCIM designation means that the professional has completed advanced coursework in financial and market analysis. It means they’ve proven they have extensive …

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3 Reasons Why a Day at the Beach is Good for Your Health

  Not that you need to be convinced to make a trip to the beach, but you might not be aware of just how healthy for you it can be. Here’s how. GET YOUR Vitamin D You could be vitamin D deficient and not even know it because the deficiency can go symptomless. A little …

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30A St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival

  Get your green garb ready and join in on this globally-celebrated day. Originally, March 17th was used to observe the death of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. It has since evolved into a joyful celebration with parades and festivals complete with special foods, music, and dancing—just like the 30A St. Patrick’s Parade …

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3 Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

As you decorate your home, be sure to avoid these common mistakes. Ignoring Your Entryway Sometimes it’s easy to simply use the entry into your home as a place to hang coats, store wet umbrellas, or remove shoes. While there’s nothing necessarily wrong with that, if that’s as far as you go with this space, …

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5 Expenses That Startle First-Time Homebuyers

  Don’t let your dream home turn into a nightmare. Be prepared for these often underestimated expenses. Closing Costs According to Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for NBC’s Today show, the cost to close on your mortgage can be comprised of a long list of items such as lender application fees, mortgage taxes, attorney’s fees, …

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3 Great Places for Frozen Sweets Along 30A

Do you enjoy ice cream, shave ice, or popsicles? Yeah? We thought so. If you’re near the Seagrove, Seaside, or Santa Rosa Beach areas, be sure to stop by one of these places for a tasty frozen treat. If you’re not nearby, it’s well worth a trip. 30A Pop Stop “Live. Your. Flavor.” That’s the …

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3 Household Items You Shouldn’t Buy at a Dollar Store

  Although shopping at dollar stores can be light on your pockets, some of their household items can be light on quality. Here are three items you should never buy at a dollar store. wicker Baskets Cheap wicker baskets can chip and break apart, undermining your efforts to keep household items organized. So spend a …

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