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ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – With home sale prices continuing to rise, the Baldwin County real estate industry is seeing a major boost in total monthly sales amount. Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports a year-over-year increase in the total sales volume of June 2021 for both Resort and Traditional Residential areas, as well as a drastic increase in Average Sales Price for the Resort market. June’s average sales price for the Resort area increased to $607,142, compared to $426,174 in June 2020. Additionally, total sales volume for June 2021 in Baldwin County increased by 53.2% from the year prior.


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Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft said, “When we established Vision 2025, the number one thing on that list was health care, access to health care. It’s a long way from Fort Morgan and Ono Island to get to that hospital in Foley in our traffic situation. To have this, as a stabilizing point with a helipad, to get people here and determine where they need to go is wonderful. It is exactly what we needed in this community.”


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ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – Even with home prices continuing to rise, Baldwin County real estate is not slowing down. Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports significant year-over-year increases for May 2021 of Average Sales Price, New Listings and Closed Sales in both the Resort market of Baldwin County (all of Orange Beach and Fort Morgan, and anything in Gulf Shores south of Canal Rd/180) and the Traditional Residential area (everything else in Baldwin County not included in the Resort market areas).


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The Wharf Amphitheater calendar is filling up after a year of cancelled shows in Baldwin County. "We have a 10,000-seat amphitheater and we’re putting 2,000 people in, just so that we can comply with all of the local, state and nations guidelines,” added Bryan. He says big name acts like Luke Bryan, Brooks & Dunn, Brantley Gilbert and Jon Pardi are all a part of this year’s lineup."


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ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – Just one year after the pandemic hit our vacation and tourism market hard, the Resort area of Baldwin County has radically recovered. Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports that April 2021 saw a drastic increase of properties sold in the Resort area of our county at 160.3%, compared to properties sold in April 2020. The Traditional Residential area of the county also saw a 32.4% increase in properties sold. Together, the entire county experienced 826 properties sold in the month of April 2021, compared to just 507 the year prior.


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“My work is my play,” says car aficionado Shawn Esfahani, owner of multiple automobile dealerships with headquarters in Daphne, AL, just off I-10 between Mobile and Pensacola. Over his lengthy career, ever since college, he has worked with cars and has been involved in opening fifteen dealerships around the southeast through his SEAM Automotive Group.  He is also a collector of fine cars in his own right. “Cars have been my passion since I was very young, and I have been collecting cars for many years,” says Esfahani. “I have owned the Toyota and Hyundai dealerships in this location for quite a while, and when this property came on the market four or five years ago, I purchased it with the thought of eventually opening a showroom and dealership…

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ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – With numbers like we’ve never seen, Baldwin County’s March 2021 Housing Report confirms that the busy season of real estate is already here. Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) started reporting Traditional Residential and Resort/Island-based statistics separately in February 2020, due to the different types of markets in these areas of the county. Since then, March 2021 has produced the highest average sales price for both categories, and the combined total properties of 956 is the highest seen since Baldwin MLS began their monthly reporting back in 2017. The big question provoked by these numbers now is “Is this market sustainable?”


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Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that its affiliated brokers and independent sales professionals achieved a record US$150 billion in 2020 global sales volume, a nearly 32% increase in sales growth year over year, as the definition of home changed for consumers around the world. Due to a longstanding commitment to innovation, Sotheby’s International Realty® agents were able to seamlessly help clients navigate the changing market dynamics brought on by the global pandemic with existing technology offerings which propelled business momentum.

Agents affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty quickly pivoted to address the impact of the global pandemic,” said Philip White, president and CEO of Sotheby’s International…

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Former Auburn DC Brian VanGorder joins Mark Hudspeth’s staff at Gulf Shores High

Former Auburn defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder has been hired as the new defensive coordinator at Gulf Shores High School. Dolphins’ coach Mark Hudspeth confirmed the hire to on Saturday. VanGorder already has been approved by the Gulf Shores City Board of Education.


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