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Why should you attend your annual Association meeting?

If you own a home or condo on the Emerald Coast, you may be wondering why your Homeowner’s Association or Condominium Association holds an annual owner’s meeting and what information you might be missing by not attending. The Association Management team at Newman-Dailey is here to answer those questions. Here are the top 3 reasons not to miss your association's annual meeting: Property Update Each year, your CAM manager will update you on any projects that have been completed or are currently in the process of being completed since last Continue reading

Published on Monday, September 11, 2023

What is the Forecast for the Destin Real Estate Market?

As we look back on the last six months of real estate transactions, the Destin real estate market continues to show strong signs of growth. With a large number of investors continuing to buy investment properties while the interest rates are still relatively low, the first five months of 2018 has proven to be a better year for sales when compared to the same time period January to May 2017.  We’ve compiled a quick snapshot of real estate statistics tracked through the Emerald Coast Association REALTORS to compare the Destin real estate market Continue reading

Published on Monday, June 11, 2018

More Summer Flights to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport in Panama City Beach

The only thing better than a beach vacation is arriving faster to your beach vacation destination. For those want to reach South Walton and Destin, Florida faster or simply don't want to hear “Mom & Dad, Are we there yet?", the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) has some great news. ECP will have more flights and more direct flights this summer than ever before. The enhanced summer flight schedule will begin June 6, end August 6, and will have 15 flights on Saturdays, nine flights on Sunday, and seven-weekday flights Continue reading

Published on Thursday, December 7, 2017

Newman-Dailey Voted 2017 Best Property Management Company by the Readers of Emerald Coast Magazine

Thank you to everyone who voted! We were honored to learn that Newman-Dailey Resort Properties was voted "Best Property Management Company" on the Emerald Coast in Emerald Coast Magazine's " Best of the Emerald Coast Awards ."  This was our third consecutive year receiving this honor and it is so rewarding to know that our team’s hard work and dedication is felt by the community and our clients. We are passionate about our 100% performance guarantee to provide prompt, reliable service. We are grateful for the many friends Continue reading

Published on Thursday, November 2, 2017

Newman-Dailey Real Estate Agents Ranked Among Top 15% on the Emerald Coast

Newman-Dailey consistently ranks among the top 10% of real estate companies on the Emerald Coast, according to the Emerald Coast Association of REALTORS® (ECAR) Closed Sales Summary Report, and Newman-Dailey recently learned of a another achievement. Five of  Newman-Dailey’s real estate agents are now ranked among the top 15% of real estate agents along the Emerald Coast. This is no small achievement when you consider that ECAR is made up of more than 3,200 REALTOR® members. We are proud of our hard working team and we wanted to Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 27, 2017

Florida’s Emerald Coast Ranked Among 10 Best in the US

Every year, Lonely Planet's experts scour the United States to bring us the “must see” places for that year. From sweeping mountain ranges, tropical coastlines, desert landscapes and dazzling cities, there are a whole host of underrated or off-the-radar spots. We were thrilled to learn that Florida's Emerald Coast, which includes the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida, is among the " Best in the U.S .", and listed as a top 10 destination you need to see in 2017.  For those who are familiar with our soft white sand beaches Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Allegiant Announces New Flights to Destin

Great news! Allegiant Air will begin new, nonstop air service from Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) to 11 cities around the U.S. starting in May 2017. Locals love to travel to destinations, including Austin, Washington D.C. and Louisville, among others, and families love to travel to Florida’s Emerald Coast to enjoy our soft white sand beaches and fun family activities, making this expansion a win-win. This is the largest single expansion into Florida in the company's history. To celebrate, the Allegiant Airlines move to Destin, the Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Welcoming The Henderson to Destin

We’re pleased to welcome The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, to Destin, Florida. For our extended family of clients, guests and owners, you’re probably thinking,"Hasn't the Henderson been in Destin for years?"  Great question!   The Henderson Park Inn has been an icon along Florida’s Emerald Coast for years. In fact, after experiencing damage from Katrina, it became a place of refuge for evacuees from the storm. Now, a NEW The Henderson opens, a luxury resort that sits adjacent to the Inn and overlooks the 208- Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

South Walton and Destin Holiday Celebrations 2016

It’s time to begin planning for the holidays and our guests and owners look to Newman-Dailey for recommendations on holiday events and happenings along the Emerald Coast. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of the best Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s Eve events planned along the Emerald Coast for 2016: Holiday Parades We love a parade and the holidays are no exception. Starting on Dec. 10, the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin welcomes Playground Music Center’s “A Tuba Christmas” with more than 30 brass Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 14, 2016

Make the Most of Owners Weekend in Destin

Planning a trip to visit your beach home in Destin or South Walton for your annual homeowners association meeting? If so, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties would like to help you make the most of your time at the beach. We’ve compiled a fun list of things to do in Destin and things to do at your beach house while you’re here: Take a Break: Attend the 68th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo. Destin’s Annual Fishing Rodeo dates back to 1948 and is held the entire month of October. Weigh-ins are held daily behind AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar from 10 am until Continue reading

Published on Monday, October 3, 2016

Tips to Enjoy the Destin Seafood Festival like a Local

Planning a trip to Destin this fall? Be sure to check out the 2016 Destin Seafood Festival , September 30 - October 2. The 38th Annual Festival will begin on Friday, September 30 (4:00pm-10:00pm) and continue on Saturday, October 1 (10:00am-10:00pm) and continue through Sunday, October 2 (11:00am-4:00pm). The festival takes place along the scenic Destin Harbor Boardwalk and is sure to impress the whole family with live music, endless food, crafts, and children’s activities. Best of all, there is no admission charge. Our team member, Missy Windes Continue reading

Published on Friday, September 16, 2016

What questions should you be asking your Home Owners Association?

It is likely like your home or condomium has a Homeowners Association or Condominium Owners Association managing your neighborhood. We recently learned that many HOAs are not providing their members valuable information. So what questions should you be asking your Association Management Company to ensure your property and your money is being managed with the utmost professionalism and transparency? Here are some suggested questions to ask at your next annual meeting:   What does my Association’s insurance cover and what type of insurance do Continue reading

Published on Monday, August 1, 2016

Destin Real Estate Market is Booming

Have you considered investing in real estate in or around Destin, Florida? If so, whether you’re considering a Destin condominium or a single-family home, you can’t go wrong. The real estate market in Destin is booming. From Destin to 30A, condos are on the market an average of 37% fewer days than this time last year and the average sales price is 5.6% higher.  In addition, detached single family homes from Destin to 30A are also on the market fewer days, an average 31% less, as compared year-to-date last year and the average sales Continue reading

Published on Monday, July 25, 2016

Woodland Shores 27 Whisks Away Your Cares

We know that there are many different types of trips to the beach. Sometimes you need a spacious rental home for a week vacation with family and friends. Other times, it’s a romantic escape in cute little cottage with one you love or a quick trip with friends to relax and reconnect. When you’re seeking an affordable, quick beach getaway Woodland Shores 27 is a comfortable, cozy vacation rental just five blocks from the beach. Located in the heart of Miramar Beach, Woodland Shores offers a lush, peaceful escape when you simply need to getaway. This Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

2nd Edition of Where You'd Rather Be Magazine Features Best of Destin and South Walton

Our team receives lots of questions about the Destin community, which inspired our inaugural "Where You'd Rather Be" magazine. Due to the positive response from the first issue, we recently introduced the second edition. Produced in partnership with Rowland Publishing, “Where You’d Rather Be” features the people, places, and experiences that make the South Walton and Destin special.   Last year, we celebrated Newman-Dailey Resort Properties' 30th Anniversary and part of the fun was reconnecting with our extended family of Continue reading

Published on Monday, July 11, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions by Destin Vacation Rental Guests

As one of Destin’s premier Association Management companies, we maintain constant contact with rental guests who are visiting our properties throughout the year. Through this, we enjoy hearing guests’ positive feedback and suggestions. We also answer commonly asked questions from rental guests during their Destin vacation.  Here are answers to frequently asked questions by guests during their Destin beach vacation: Where can we park when staying in a Destin vacation rental?  Parking is extremely limited along the beaches of South Walton Continue reading

Published on Monday, June 27, 2016

Real Estate Market Showing Positive Trends in Destin and South Walton

Like the Gulf Coast’s tidal conditions, the Destin real estate market is in a constant state of change. Fortunately, recent trends show a rising tide lifting all boats. According to the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors (ECAR), real estate sales along Florida's Emerald Coast in 2015 increased 16.1 percent over the previous year.  In addition, reports from ECAR show increased demand with the average number of cumulative days for listings on market decreasing from 150 days in December 2014 to 140 days in December 2015. While the housing Continue reading

Published on Thursday, April 28, 2016

Whole Foods Market Opens In Destin, April 20

As promised, we're keeping you updated with details regarding the  Whole Foods Market coming to Destin, Florida. Yes, we're excited to report that the nation’s leading natural and organic food retailer is opening a store in Destin on April 20, 2016. The 35,520-square-footstore will be located at 4402 Legendary Drive, just east of Destin Commons.     Every Whole Foods Market is unique in that it represents the community it serves. Some of the Destin gems include:   The Lucky Catch Bar and Bites , a lively Southern cuisine Continue reading

Published on Monday, April 11, 2016

Whole Foods Market Opening in Destin on April 20

Now that the building is nearing completion, our community is buzzing about Whole Foods Market opening in Destin this spring. Whole Foods new Florida location is just east of Destin Commons in front of Lowe’s Home Improvement store.  For those who have not experienced Whole Foods Market, residents and visitors are in for a treat. Whole Foods started as a small grocery store in Austin, Texas and has grown to be the world leader in natural and organic foods with 439 stores in North America and the United Kingdom. Coined the Healthiest Grocery Continue reading

Published on Monday, March 14, 2016

Postive Developments in Destin

At Newman-Dailey, we enjoy making a difference and supporting our local community in order to make Destin a better place to live, work and play. So when our CEO Jeanne Dailey was approached by City Manager Greg Kisela to discuss plans for the rundown building on Airport Road, Newman-Dailey was immediately on board to help turn the dilapidated building into a place of nourishment for our community.  The building is now being renovated with the help of members of Destin Area Chamber of Commerce’s Destin Forward Class, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Continue reading

Published on Monday, January 11, 2016

Silver Shells Resort and Newman-Dailey Support Local Firefighters Training Excercise

No two days are ever the same for the team at Newman-Dailey Resort Properties and that was especially true last week. Newman-Dailey and the St. Maarten HOA at Silver Shells Beach Resort teamed up with local firefighters for an important training exercise. Firefighters from five fire stations across Northwest Florida teamed up to practice how they would work together in the event of a fire in a high-rise condominium. Destin Fire Chief Kevin Sasser explained that the reason for the training was to learn to work together in the event of a multi-department Continue reading

Published on Thursday, December 10, 2015

Sanctuary at Redfish Event on 30A Raises Funds for the CBA

 n conjunction with Newman-Dailey Resort Properties 30th Anniversary Event, we hosted a special fundraising event at Sanctuary at Redfish on 30A to benefit the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance. “We know this property is very special and important to the coastal ecology of the region,” said Captain Bob Sellers, who runs the pontoon boat at Sanctuary at Redfish. “Therefore, we do everything we can to protect and maintain our natural surroundings. This fundraising event was another extension of our efforts to help protect, preserve and provide education... Continue reading

Published on Thursday, October 29, 2015

Voted Best Property Management & Vacation Rental Company on the Emerald Coast

Newman-Dailey Resort Properties was recently voted best property management company and best vacation rental company by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine in the annual “Best of the Emerald Coast” reader’s choice awards. The winners were announced in the October issue of EC Magazine and will be featured at the “Best of the Emerald Coast” event on Oct. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. "We’re honored to be recognized by our clients, guests and the community for our vacation rental and property management services," said Continue reading

Published on Friday, October 9, 2015

Location, location … vacation! Consider a Destin vacation home of your own

If you’ve been thinking of owning your own “happy place” at the beach, but could use a little help offsetting the cost, consider placing it in a vacation rental program . By allowing vacationers to rent your South Walton and Destin beach home in your absence, you can generate income that will help offset the cost of ownership until you decide to make your beach home your full-time residence. What makes a good vacation rental ? You’ve likely heard the adage that the three most important things in real estate are location, location, location. This is Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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