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The Emerald Coast is making global waves again. National Geographic recently named South Walton to its list of Best Trips for 2019, confirming what communities served by The Premier Property Group have long known: our region offers much more than just beautiful beaches. Citing the vast and varied marine life and the local efforts to protect natural resources, the National Geographic team chose South Walton as one of only three U.S. destinations to make the list.

 

The magazine is not alone in its applause. In 2018, Forbes called South Walton Florida’s Best-Kept Secret. 

Comprised of 26 miles of beach, 16 communities, and four state parks, South Walton welcomes more than 4.1 million visitors annually, of which almost 40% are return guests. A…

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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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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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Tourism, real estate numbers continue upward trajectory

There are many reasons to celebrate real estate ownership in the communities served by The Premier Property Group—luxury coastal living, world‐renowned beaches, award‐winning dining and entertainment districts and an abundance of outdoor recreation just to name a few. It’s a lifestyle many aspire to attain.

In truth, the wide and growing appeal of the Emerald Coast continues drawing record tourism numbers, driving economic growth and ensuring real estate investments prove sound and profitable for the long term. For instance, South Walton communities alone benefited from a whopping $4.4 billion total economic impact from tourism in 2017. Visitors create more than 22,000 jobs in South Walton…

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We are very fortunate that the communities we serve were spared the worst from Hurricane Michael. Our footprint sustained very minimal damage and all four of our offices have reopened.

Unfortunately, our friends and neighbors to the east were not so lucky. Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this difficult time.

Some of our PPG family were directly impacted by the Hurricane and we’re fortunate that they and their families are safe. We also want to celebrate and support those within our team that selflessly went into action and rolled up their sleeves to support our team, their families and others in desperate need.

We, as a company, will be delivering much needed supplies and assisting in the rebuilding effort. If you would like to…

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The sugar white sands, crystal clear gulf waters and charming beach communities of South Walton continue to attract visitors from near and far, with many ultimately deciding to make a permanent move to the area. The exponential growth of Walton County, particularly south of the Choctawhatchee Bay is evident, and recent U.S. Census Data confirms this ranking Walton County the sixth fastest growing county in the entire United States.

Walton County’s total population rose 4.5 percent from 2016 to 2017, going from 65,440 to 68,376. This increase boosted the county into the top six, gaining 15 spots on its previous ranking of twenty-first for 2015 and 2016. Walton ranked behind three counties in Texas, one in Utah and one in Virginia. The county also ranked…

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