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Upcoming fishing seasons and tournaments

The Florida Gulf Coast is widely-recognized for its amazing sport fishing opportunities and tasty catches—many sought out by even the most discriminating foodies. It’s why the city of Destin has long been coined the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and why ardent anglers travel from all over the world to get in on the action.

 

The good news is that the regions served by The Premier Property Group offer endless options for wetting a hook year-round, whether trolling or bottom-fishing on the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico or fishing in the Emerald Coast’s plentiful bays and lakes. But, not all months offer the same opportunities, and fishing aficionados will want to be aware of the seasons for…

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Some things to consider before taking the plunge

The Emerald Coast is an attractive area for investing in second homes. In recent articles we’ve told you about the area’s healthy tourism and economic outlook and why the future of real estate sales is expected to remain promising. Just as a refresher, visitor numbers in South Walton alone grew from 3.2 million in 2015 to 4.1 million in 2017. The Emerald Coast enjoys a high volume of return visitors (more than 10 times for many), and the majority rent condos or homes during their stay.

 

Here at The Premier Property Group (PPG), we understand why so many people fall in love with the communities we serve and want to own property here. It’s our goal to make sure that customers make the best…

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The Premier Property Group (PPG) is proud to announce the next wave of luxury condominium development in Destin’s quaint Crystal Beach community—Parkside at Henderson Beach Resort. Part of the Henderson Beach Resort portfolio of accommodations, this distinctive retreat is now open for sales and will provide an elegant addition to the resort’s upscale, secluded backdrop.

 

Parkside is being sold exclusively through PPG, and early trends suggest that demand will quickly outpace supply. Notably, of the two buildings initially released,  20 of the 24 available units were pre-sold in a pre-launch VIP release.

“Opportunities to invest in brand new condominiums in Destin do not surface very often, especially in a celebrated resort development on the…

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From Gulf-to-table to farm-to-table, the Emerald Coast is home to a wide array of locally-sourced, fresh food options that characterize the region’s celebrated cuisine. For those who like to get up close and personal with their food choices, U-pick farms exist that allow residents and visitors to harvest their own produce while making lasting memories.

 

Amid growing demands on our time, these options are a great way to spend time with family and friends, buy healthy food, enjoy the outdoors and support local business owners at the same time. While Northwest Florida’s temperate climate allows for year-round growing, March kicks off an active U-pick season and a prime opportunity to land a variety of fresh, locally-sourced crops.

Best of all,…

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Approximately five hours west of Florida’s Emerald Coast, the excitement is already building for New Orleans’ celebrated annual festival: Mardi Gras. Weeks of celebration will draw hundreds of thousands of people to the city for plenty of revelry that culminates in the main event on March 5th.

The centuries-old celebration derives its name from the French words meaning Fat Tuesday—a religious holiday that takes place the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent each year on the Christian calendar. To prepare for the traditional practice of fasting during Lent, people would “indulge their appetites”. Today, Mardi Gras is synonymous with colorful parades, feasting, imbibing and plenty of fun.

 

While New Orleans is the official U.S.…

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Overwhelming.  It’s the word most commonly used to describe the destruction left by Hurricane Michael—the biggest storm on record to hit the Florida panhandle—in Panama City, Mexico Beach and regions further east.

Like most people who live or own property along the Emerald Coast, The Premier Property Group (PPG) family felt a deep loss for our neighbors as well as a strong desire to help them rebuild. Contributions have ranged from toy drives, work teams, monetary donations and more, but few have demonstrated the kind of continued perseverance to bringing hope back to these regions as PPG Realtor Michael Tounge. It’s one of the many reasons he was the recipient of the PPG Life Award this past December.

 

Like many PPG agents, Michael took…

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Affordable waterfront lifestyles are not easy to come by along Florida’s coveted Emerald Coast. Add new construction and great amenities to the mix, and the combination becomes nearly non-existent apart from the Premier Property Group’s (PPG’s) exclusive Miller’s Landing on Lake Powell.

A community of 25 townhomes situated along one of the region’s rapidly growing corridors, the first phase of this popular development sold out prior to the first building’s completion in mid-2018. And while the second of the four planned buildings is on track for completion in June, PPG’s COO Jason White noted that prospective buyers will want to act fast as the price-point for these high-end investments is simply unmatched in the region.

 

“We are introducing…

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Out with the old and in with the new! While every new year offers an opportunity for new beginnings, it’s also a great time to consider a fresh look to brighten up real estate investments and align with the latest trends.

Rena Anderson, a Premier Property Group (PPG) design consultant, offers some insight into what’s on the horizon in 2019 for new construction along with effective ways to update an existing look.

Paint –A simple new color can dramatically change the mood and look of any home. In 2019, look for warmer palettes to begin replacing the cool whites and grays that saturated the design industry in recent years. Anderson suggests shifting to warmer whites with matte black as a strong accent and jewel or primary colors for bold pops of…

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The start of a new year naturally feels like an opportunity to reset our lives.

It’s why about half of adults resolve to do things better when the calendar turns to January. We set our sights on making important lifestyle changes that will improve the new year and leave us feeling more accomplished and more effective.

At Premier Property Group, our goals are similar. We’re striving to serve our community better and increase our global reach. And we want to equip you—our agents and customers— with the premier services that help you aspire to live your best life.

So how do all of us increase our odds at success?

Begin by recognizing that the most common resolutions usually involve changing habits, and those habits are automatic behaviors. The…

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The right combination of sandy shoreline, sunshine and water is a sure bet for drawing healthy numbers of visitors and real estate buyers in many locales. Yet, savvy beach goers know there is something inherently special about the Emerald Coast.

An uncommon blend of sparkling emerald green waters and crystal white sand not only offer distinctive appeal to Premier Property Group neighborhoods, but this combination also continuously lands the Florida Panhandle in rankings for top beach destinations nationally and globally. While the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico speaks for itself, it’s the miles upon miles of snow white sand that truly sets the Emerald Coast apart for many coastal aficionados.

Beach sand in destinations across the globe can be…

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