Gulf Coast Real Estate Blog

Feb 2020 Market Trends

ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – As the total number of properties sold in February 2020 for both Resort Area and Traditional Residential properties increased, the market saw an increase in sales price as well. Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports February’s median sales price for Resort Area increased to $367,875, compared to $358,750 in 2019. Additionally, February’s median sales price for Traditional Residential increased to $225,900, compared to $205,000 in 2019. 

For Resort Area, a total of 160 properties sold last month, compared to 154 in February 2019. Listings moved off the market at nearly the same pace in February 2020, spending an average of 99 days in active status compared to 94 days in February 2019.

 For Traditional

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Bushwacker Drink

The Bushwacker was invented at the Ship's Store/Sapphire Pub in Sapphire Village, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands in the spring of 1975 by bartender Angie Conigliaro (cousin to Tony of the Boston Red Sox) and Tom Brokamp the restaurant's manager. It was promptly named after a visiting guest's dog, Bushwack, an Afghan Hound. The dog's owners were flight attendants and rarely traveled without their 4-legged companion. The invention was soon brought back stateside by Linda Murphy, the owner of the Sandshaker Beach Bar on busy Pensacola Beach, FL, where she experimented with the recipe creating her own version and doing much to popularize it there.

Pensacola Bushwacker Drink Recipe

  • 4 ounces coconut cream
  • 2 ounces Kahlua
  • 1 ounce Bacardi
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Baldwin County January 2020 Real Estate Housing Report

As the total number of properties sold in January 2020 increased by 26.8% compared to January 2019, the sales volume did the same, yielding a 34.9% increase. Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports the total amount of residential active inventory in January 2020 was 2,793 properties compared to 3,027 in 2019.

A total of 492 properties sold last month, compared to 388 in January 2019. Additionally, listings moved off the market faster spending an average of 89 days in active status, compared to 94 days in January 2019.

 January’s total sales volume increased almost 35% this year, totaling $158,035,680, compared to $117,184,277 in January 2019. The average sales price of residential properties in Baldwin County increased more than

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From a sleepy little fishing village to a robust beach destination, Orange Beach is rich with culture, great food, beautiful beaches and activities for the whole family.  New York Times bestseller, Andy Andrews narrates the history of Orange Beach and how this best-kept secret has quickly become a favorite to visitors of the area.  

 

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  PRESS RELEASE

Friday, January 24, 2020 Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty Recognizes Top Agents Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty, a well-known real estate sales firm in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fairhope, Alabama, recently celebrated the successes of their real estate sales associates for 2019. Leonard Kaiser, Owner and Broker, recognized members of their team of professional REALTORS® for their outstanding achievements during their Annual Awards Celebration event. The Top Overall Sales Agent of the Year, Top Buyer’s Agent and Top Sales and Listing Agent for Gulf Shores was Sandy Davenport, Top Listing Agent of the Year and Top Listing Agent for Orange Beach was Erin Kaiser, Top Sales Agent for Orange Beach was Donna Burns, and

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There are three elements to almost every ideal destination vacation: sun, views of sparkling waters, and vibrant cultural experiences. Is it any wonder, then, that islands have always made for the greatest escapes? Here are six where you can stage your next getaway—and then take up permanent residence surrounded by the sea.

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Raised on a Canadian dairy farm, Kevin Thompson made his way to New York City as an educator charged with the insurmountable task of fixing a broken brand, the NYC Board of Education.

Over the course of his career in education, high-end fashion and now luxury real estate, Thompson has discovered the common thread that connects everything — storytelling. And modern digital tools are giving Thompson a huge canvas upon which he can paint the Sotheby’s International Realty story for a new slew of emerging consumers.

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Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Footprint to Better Serve Baldwin County and the Alabama Gulf Coast 

Gulf Shores, Alabama (July 1, 2017) - Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce the opening of two, all new, Alabama Gulf Coast based offices, in Fairhope and Orange Beach, Alabama. Building upon their dedication to global exposure and exemplary service to their clients, the Gulf Shores based realty company is excited to offer a truly unique buying or selling experience for those in the market for a new home, condominium or investment property in Baldwin County. 

The new Fairhope office is slated to open July 3rd, finding its home at 10 South Church Street, conveniently located adjacent to Another Broken Egg, directly

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