New contracts more than doubled in the Destin and Miramar Beach real estate markets during January with 87 new contracts (up from 39 in December) secured and 77 properties closed for homes and condos combined. Okaloosa Island experienced a similar trend with 17 properties placed under contract (up from 5 in December) and 14 properties sold for both single family homes and condos. In Navarre Beach, 1 condo combined closed, and 8 properties placed under contract. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beach Properties of Florida recorded over $83.5 million in sales volume across Walton and Okaloosa counties during January.
An eight-bedroom home in Crystal Beach was the highest priced single-family home to sell in Destin at $2.517 million while the highest priced property to close in Miramar Beach was a gulf front, six-bedroom residence at $4.6 million.
The highest priced condo sold in Destin was a gulf view, two-bedroom residence in Henderson Lofts for $1.5 million. A four-bedroom unit in Hidden Dunes Beach Villas was the highest priced condo to sell in Miramar Beach at $1.1 million.
The highest priced single-family home closed on Okaloosa Island during December was a sound front, four-bedroom home at $1.1 million while the highest priced condo to sell was a gulf front, three-bedroom unit in BLU for $1.4 million.
In Navarre Beach, the highest priced condo to sell was a gulf front, three-bedroom residence for $1.05 million while there were no home sales.