Articles by Dave White

Introducing “SoWal Connections” – a Resource Guide for 2nd Home / Out-of State property owners

SoWal Life is pleased to introduce “Sowal Connections”, a guide designed to put absentee, out-of-State property owners in touch with local contractors, property managers and other local service providers 2nd home / absentee owners will need keeping their properties in tip top condition. Each month, SoWal Life reaches via direct mail approx. 25,000 South Walton […] Read More

Vacation Rental / Home Sharing Debate Heats up

Candidate for Destin City Council Speaks in Tallahassee There’s an important debate happening in our State’s Capital that should be of keen interest to South Walton County residents. The debate is over how to regulate and classify Vacation Rental Properties by Owner (VRBO) and other Home-Sharing arrangements. There are 2 competing Bills. The first, by […] Read More

Redeem the Time

By Tad Hunter Ben Franklin once asked, “Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.” As Christmas approaches once again, it seems as though we just finished celebrating the New Year! There are 86,400 seconds in every day. The seconds are placed in our […] Read More

The Markets Can Be Like The Seasons

By Maurice Stouse As investors continued to see higher highs in the stock market, and consistent lows in interest rates in the bond and money markets, they wonder how long each of these trends could or would continue. Looking at things historically can remind investors to think of the market like they think of the […] Read More

Real Estate Update for October 2017

By Tad Hunter I began my draft for this month’s Real Estate update reflecting upon how fortunate we had been avoiding any serious damage from Hurricane Irma. We can now add Hurricane Nate to that list as well. It has been a decade since the Emerald Coast has seen any significant hurricane impact. We are […] Read More