Jonathan Hill's Blog Posts

Rosemary Beach Properties Dot Com

    The first market report for Rosemary Beach homeowners went out this month, and the website www.rosemarybeachproperties.com went live. The market report tab shows the data

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Short Video Of 30A West Tour

There are 3 agent tours or caravans that happen monthly on 30A. Not many agents go on them.  Also 30A Local Properties has our own tours. I usually try to make them. I occasionally

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Could It Now Be Functional Obsolescence

Functional Obsolescence - depreciation caused by a design or a condition that is contrary to popular buyer demand. There are only two forms of functional obsolescence that  want to go

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Neighborhood Gross Rental Averages

I just spent some time pulling rental data. Im not going to write much about it... What I did was grab 5 various homes in each neighborhood, and the gross rental projections for each. If you

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Walton County Stats

A common comment I get from people is "I wish I bough 2, 4, 6 years ago." Lets look at a few quick stats from the past year. The second home market is much stronger now than it was but it is

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Bidding Wars Are Back

    In primary resident areas like Birmingham, Nashville or Atlanta bidding wars have been a thing again for a little while now. In the second home market on 30A we are still

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Biking 30A

Biking on 30A is a great way to exercise, get around and have fun. 30A is a little over 18 miles long and there are mile markers along the bike path. Here are there approximate locations. 

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Viewing Homes

The second home market is not as cyclical in sales as a primary market. Primary markets are driven more by families with children in schools that need to move between school years and such. The

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Weather Or Not Santa Rosa Beach Florida

When looking at where you want to move, buy a second home, or even just vacation the climate is usually questioned. It certainly is not the only factor and I do not think all the

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Pictures Of Christmas Light On 30A

    The saying a picture is with a thousand words has been around a while. Who would have ever thought that there would be internet, computers, smartphones, and social media to

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Thanksgiving On 30A

Living in Florida year round I see the crowds come and go.  I think the best time of the year to be in Destin, 30A, or Panama City is in the fall. During fall the weather is

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30A Snapshot

What does a home on 30A cost?  Well, there is not really one answer to that. Below is a few areas that hit the high points to show how may homes are on the market and what they are going for.

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I Am So Much Cooler Online

Okay maybe I am not cooler online, but I am out there.  Now with all the different apps, sites, and social media platforms it is different than ever before. There are 

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Time Warp

I usually default to writing about statistics or data because numbers are numbers. They are black and white and not personal, but today I am going to write about me doing what I do living here.

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Watercolor Homestead Map And Other Data

I have been asked a few times what percent of homes are on the rental market or have people living in them full time in Watercolor. It is public record if a home is homesteaded. This is 2017 I

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Our Modern Age My Local Market

Its 2017 and the market is driven by the internet. You know how the internet is taking sales from brick and mortar shops. Practically anything can be delivered to your door quickly and often at

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New Urbanism Traditional Neighborhood Developments

Do you know what a TND is? Many people do not, even if they have been in one. I have studied them a good bit, but in this article I am only going to try to hit the high notes. New Urbanism or

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Some Walton County Stats

    Lets look at some numbers produced by Florida REALTORS┬« with data provided by Florida's multiple listing services.  The first quarter data for 2017 does not come

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