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Monday, April 9, 2018   /   by LeaAnn Wade

Acres of Beachfront Development in Orange Beach, Alabama!

Welcome to the beautiful coastline of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. Many families have been building lifelong memories along the Gulf for years combining the pleasure of beach life and the quality of life. We are now seeing and exploring more growth opportunities for others to call this gorgeous place home or their home away from home and a developers dream!

As Alabama’s fastest growing county, it’s destined to warmly welcome communities, companies and new development to the heart of the Gulf Coast. The Orange Beach market continues to grow and expand. The tourist business attracts over 5 million visitors per year and the city has continued to upgrade its transportation and infrastructure for even more families, residence, businesses and visitors to enjoy all the beach life has to offer. One incredible development opportunity was just recently listed by Southern Real Estate Sales Broker/Owner, Susan Carleton. https://tinyurl.com/y7njfkhu


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Friday, March 9, 2018   /   by LeaAnn Wade

Gulf Coast Biggest Beach Party & Annual Mullet Toss

The infamous Beach Party and Mullet Toss is planned for April!  Hmmm....you may be asking what is a mullet toss?  Well, it's not the 80's haircut, but it is one of the largest beach parties on the Gulf Coast that has participants throwing this fish called a mullet.  The mullet toss is hosted and organized by Flora-Bama Lounge, Package & Oyster Bar to see who can throw a fish the farthest over the state line between Florida and Alabama.  The farthest throw wins and fans and participants enjoy good fun, live legendary music, people watching, dancing, singing and especially enjoy the Flora-Bama famous concoction drink called the "Bushwacker". 

Mark your calendar for April 27-29, 2018.  All this annual fun is a national event with music, good food and contributes to our local youth charities including local school education and prevention programs, CDAC, community support and to the Boys and Girls Club of America.  More then $40,000 was donated las ...

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Friday, February 9, 2018   /   by LeaAnn Wade

Easy Home Improvements that boost home values

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the SPRING buying season, for that reason many home owners will be making that decision now and wanting to bump their value with some easy home improvements. But, where do you begin and what improvements really boost the return on your investment into your pocket? Well, here you go.

Some easy ways to boost the value of homes by 12% or more according to FloridaRealtor.org is to invest in a few pre-listing repairs. For example, based on a median home price at $205,000. the potential gain is $24,500. Now, that seems worth your time and attention.

Not that we are all listening, let's see what all this entails in order to gain the most return on investment that you desire.
Some of the fixes that are ranked as most important are also encouraged by our expert Southern Real Estate Sales Agents. Our agents share their expert advise and this is why we schedule listing appointments at your home. Our Agents will advise you with ...

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018   /   by LeaAnn Wade

Southern Sales Team Record Year - 2017!

TAKE TIME TO RECOGNIZE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF 2017 

Choosing a team with a proven track record is paramount and the Southern Real Estate Sales Team is your team. Over the years, our agents have worked to provide buyers and sellers in Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama with unparalleled customer service that is built on a foundation of drive, experience, education and dedication.

Under the direction of Owner/Broker, Susan Carleton, the Southern Real Estate Sales Team has had a record year with 236 CLOSINGS = $60,764,995 in Sales Volume.


With such experience brings great success and with this proven record, you can trust Southern to help you find the perfect place to call home. Contact us today at realestate@GoSouthern.com or visit us online at www.FORSALEONTHEGULFCOAST.com and together we can collaborate on your next real estate endeavor. We look forward to working with you!


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Saturday, December 9, 2017   /   by LeaAnn Wade

Pensacola-Perdido Key, Florida sees new GROWTH!

Since Don Carlos Siguenza first found the 16-mile long island in 1693 by accident when his ship blew off course, which bore the name "Perdido Key" which is Spanish for "Lost Island". Today, much of the island and Pensacola in general is remarkably similar to then.  Nature has helped shape and reshape the barrier island which extends 16 miles between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway.  Tucked beautifully between Florida and Alabama, Perdido Key escaped the explosion of beach development and was left to appreciative locals who enjoyed the remoteness...as well as the fishing, swimming and sugar-sand white beaches.

But as Florida became more and more developed - especially after the US Navy sold off portions of the now Lost Key Golf & Beach Club in early 1950's for as little as $3000. an acre, Federal and State agencies bought much of the land and now more than 60 percent of Perdido Key is off limits to development.

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13587 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-1826

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