David and Leslie Miller's Blog Posts

Blue Mountain And Black Bear

OPEN HOUSE EVENT Labor Day WEEKEND!!!   Come meet the Millers at 80 Blue lake road in Blue Mountain Beach for a tour of this vacation home that has it ALL.  Pool, garage, rooftop deck,

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260 Magnolia Creek

Motivated Seller on this single family home in Santa Rosa Beach.  This gated community would be ideal for families that need additional parking space for boats, trailers, RV's, or the family

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Insects LOVE South Walton Too

Everyone has noticed the Yellow Flies are back in South Walton.   Take my advice, order this ASAP and keep them in your purse, in your car, in your bathroom, and share with your

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Quick Link To Marathon Weekend

Looking for the quickest way to see what activities are happening for Seaside Marathon Weekend 2019?  Check out this link:  http://runseasidefl.com/race-day-info/weekend-events/Want to

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Huge Price Reduction

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION of $400,000 on this Loon Lake Estate on the West End of Scenic 30a. This home is a dream home for nature lovers as it is surrounded by conservation space and has a dock right on

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All Good On 30A

The last couple weeks those of us in the Florida Panhandle have gone from Hurricane Prep Mode to Brokenheartedly trying to keep it together to help those most impacted from this Storm of the.

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Watercolor Craftsman Home

From the moment we entered 174 Needlerush Drive I was in awe of the reclaimed barn wood floors, the shiplap walls and ceilings, and the layout of this true craftsman home in Watercolor Florida. ;

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Looking For Healthy On 30A

Raw & JuicyRaw & Juicy, which has an airstream trailer and a new storefront location, both in Seaside, is a sure spot to grab a healthy meal, whether you are looking for solid foods

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Priced To Sell In Point Washington

If you are looking for a beach home to live in full time or perhaps a great investment for a rental property,  but don't necessarily have to be right on 30A, this could be the neighborhood

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Why You Always Need A Buyers Agent

We have quite a few builders in the local area with Model homes, their own sales agents, in addition to their own "preferred" lenders and title companies.  I see buyers so often checking out

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Yellow Flies Are Back

Yellow flies are back! These things will ruin any outside time you may be trying to enjoy. Their nuisance seems to peek during May and June. You dont really need me to tell you how terrible

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Move In Ready In Point Washington

Looking for a move in ready home with 4 bedrooms and a Garage?  The sellers have moved out and have dropped the price to 385,000.    What do we love about Audubon Point?  The

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Moving To The Beach Is Todays Reality For So Many

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One local area is booming. So much so, the U.S. Census Bureau has put it on the list for the Fastest Growing Counties in the Nation.Walton County seems to

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House Prices Are Simply A Matter Of Supply Demand

Why are home prices still rising? It is a simple answer. There are more purchasers in the market right now than there are available homes for them to buy. This is an example of the theory of â€

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Spring Break

Spring Break… Ahhh yes, wonderful spring break. That time when a preview of what traffic will be like for this season begins. Teens leaving a few beer cans on the beach. Going to Publix is

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You Can Save For A Down Payment Faster Than You Think

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how

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What Is A First Time Home Buyer

Last week I learned something NEW that I may be a misconception with many people.  I have always assumed (yes, I know that is my first mistake) that a FIRST TIME HOME BUYER was someone who has

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Is Now A Good Time To Rent

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good

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2018 Market Overview

Information provided by Gordcollins.com and gives a quick view of 2018 market predictions.NAR/Realtor Outlook on the Housing Market Housing Indicator Realtor.com® 2018

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2 Major Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment”Buyers often overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the same report: “Consumers are often unaware of the

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Point Washington Made The Local News

Point Washington, its quiet,  and its where the locals live.  I have friends, who own businesses and work on 30A every day, that have expressed their love of Point Washington by

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The Benefits Of Home Ownership Go Beyond The Financial

Home ownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential (43%) or important (48%) to achieving

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Eden Gardens Open House

Just north of 30A in the heart of Historic Point Washington lies Eden Gardens State Park.  Not only is this jewel bordering our family homestead but was originally the home of Katie Strickland

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Home Prices Up 7 From Last Year

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7

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7 Reasons To List Your Home This Holiday Season

Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide

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Every Hour In The United States 624 Homes Sell

The difference ONE hour makes!!! As we adjust our clocks for Daylight Savings Time this weekend and "Fall Back", let's look at what happens every hour in the Housing Market.  Every hour in the

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Update On New South Walton Elementary School

POINT WASHINGTON — When the school year starts in August 2018, many children in South Walton County will have a new elementary school.Several dignitaries past and present from Walton and Bay

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New Home Sales Race To Nearly 10 Year High

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly rose in September, hitting their highest level in nearly 10 years, offering hope that the housing market was

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Big Redfish Lake Bridge Construction

Road Closed just East of 83 to remove the road and culvert system and replace it with a bridge to allow the lake to re-establish itself as ONE Lake!  Those of us who regularly travel 30A are no

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What Do You Look For In A Home

As a home buyer, what are the main things you look for immediately when you walk inside of a home? Do you look on the outside first? The structure, the landscaping, the roof??? Or do you want to

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Competition Is Coming

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau

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Why Are So Few Homes For Sale

There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an â€śoverwhelming lack of,â€

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Knowing What You Want Vs What You Need In A Dream Home

Looking for Your Dream Home? Know What You Want vs. What You Need In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking

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How Your Homes Value Grows Your Wealth

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home

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Where Are The Home Prices Heading In The Next 5 Years

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a

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Register This Week For Seaside Half Marathon

Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Run Seaside, FL 03/04/18 Hello Runners!!! In less than 24 hours, REGISTRATION OPENS for the

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Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases

Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much attention in the reports is that the

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Do Your Future Plans Include A Move

Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that

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US Housing Inventory Hits A New Low List Your House TODAY

Every summer, families across the country decide if this will be the year they sell their current house and move into their dream home.Mortgage rates have hovered around 4% for all of,

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84 Of Americans Believe Buying A Home Is A Good Financial Decision

According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision. This is the

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3 Questions To Ask Before You Buy Your Dream Home

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your

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Huge End Of Summer Party At The Bay And Borago Sept 5

Say goodbye to the busy summer season on Tuesday, September 5th with the ultimate throw-down party on South Walton’s North Beach!The Bay and Borago are joining forces with 30A

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Update On Scenic 30A Transportation Projects

Transportation Projects Upcoming This Fall Along CR-30A And U.S. 98July 10, 2017 Quinton NewsA NUMBER OF transportation projects are on tap for the fall on CR-30A. The Walton County Board

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30A Hot Spots

There are so many categories for 30A Hot Spots and to see them all go to:https://30a.com/30a-hot-spots/Of course one Category is Near and Dear to our hearts at 30A Local Properties and that is the

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Meet The Millers

David and I are not "bloggers" and would typically spend a lot of time thinking and planning about what to say.  It would never be perfected and it would never be finished so today I'll begin

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