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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Dockside Realty, Inc. - BK3027547
When entering Destin from Okaloosa Island you will see a sign that says that Destin is the worlds luckiest fishing village.  There are many fisher people (is that politically correct?) will attest to that!  There are over 20 varieties of eatable fish in this area.  One of the most sought after ga...
Located by the Boardwalk, on Okaloosa Island,  the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is easy to miss!  However, it is really a must visit location for those who love sea creatures and kids.  The Gulfarium was built in the mid 1950's and has had many 'firsts'.  Check out their web site to get the fu...
Often visitors to the Destin area will not realize that there is a great destination, open to all, at Sandestin Resort.  Sandestin resort is a very large, (2,400 Acre) private resort just to the east of Destin in Miramar Beach.  The Village of Baytowne Wharf, in Sandestin, is the resort's central...
If you are looking for a great boating/water experience, you must try Crab Island in Destin, FL., which is an underwater sandbar and popular place to anchor your boat (rented or personal) for some fun in the sun. Although there is no actual land at Crab Island, the water is very shallow, ranging ...
So why move to Florida?  Some of the worlds most beautiful beaches are found in Florida. Wild life abounds! Mountains are basically non existent, but amusement parks and outdoor activities are in abundance!   The state is easy to travel and offers unique getaways. There is no State income tax in ...
Since Drones were first introduced to the market I have been interested, but I have not pursued them because I didn't have a certification and was not really as interested in flying for fun.  On August 29th of this year the FAA changed the rules to allow anyone to get a Part 107 sUAV certificatio...
Step through the 'castle' entrance to experience unmistakable detail!  This completely custom home was built in 2009.  It features 3 bedrooms and an office, with 2.5 baths and a full 6 car garage.  It sits on a lake with water and sea wall on two sides. It is priced agressively at $449,999.Every ...
 THIS IS A MUST SEE! Almost 1900 sq feet of COMPLETELY remodeled living space!  Built in 1986, this 3/2/2 home is priced at $249,900 and move in ready.Sparkling pool, fully fenced yard, Brand new bathroom vanities and fixtures, new tile throughout.New kitchen appliances and new Granite!   Nestled...
Just wanted to make a quick note that we have lowered the asking price on this listing to $197,400.  This home is priced very well and is move in ready!  Make an appointment to see this home today.  The seller is moving back up north for family reasons and is movitated (within reason!)     Posted...
 You will love this beautiful home the moment you arrive! You'll look thru the entry foyer where the living room features a picturesque view of the lake and fountain of this gated neighborhood community with only 35 residential homes.     This Mediterranean-style two story home is very spacious a...

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