May real estate sales rose slightly for the Destin and Miramar Beach real estate markets with 261 properties closed while pending contracts fell with 151 new contracts secured for homes and condos combined. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beach Properties of Florida recorded over $105 million in sales volume across Walton and Okaloosa counties during May.
A bay front, five bedroom home in Waterford at Kelly Plantation was the highest priced single family home to sell in Destin at $10.2 million while the highest priced property to close in Miramar Beach was a golf course front, four bedroom residence in Burnt Pine in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort at $3.4 million.
The highest priced condo sold in Destin was a gulf front, three bedroom residence in Regency Towers at $2.55 million. A gulf front, five bedroom unit in One Beach Club Drive in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was the highest priced condo to sell in Miramar Beach at $3 million.