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    Mary Blackburn
    Mary Blackburn REALTOR®
    Mexico Beach, FL Real Estate Agent
    June 22, 2013

    I get a kick out of people always asking me “where do you go to vacation since you live at the beach?”    I’ve been blessed to actually feel like I’m on vacation every day!!!!     However, that being said……I do ‘go away’ a couple of times a year…… is the only thing that makes me leave MB!     I’m headed back home to Pennsylvania in July for a family reunion.   Can’t wait to see everybody!   The weather is perfect in Pennsylvania that time of year, so I am looking forward to a few days of a little less humidity!!!!    Just letting everybody know I’ll be out of town July 18-22nd!!!


    Snapper season is only about one more week!   Grouper starts though so…..don’t worry, there’s always something biting out there!!!!






    The real estate market has been VERY BUSY!   Prices AND interest rates are ticking up, slowly but surely.   The inventory is dwindling by the day!    We are a small community, we don’t have subdivision after subdivision of homes……if you are serious about buying a property here….don’t hesitate once you find one you like……..tomorrow it may be gone!!!!!

    If you are looking for an affordable vacation retreat for yourself………here’s a cutie!  Brand new, walkable to the beach, 3 bed/2 bath.  Low maintenance!   Asking $179k  If you want a garage, there’s one right across the street for $199,000.249606_0995494

    Just to give you an idea…At the full listing price of $199,000 financing 80% at 4% interest for 30 years….your mortgage payment would be $759.  (adding insurance and taxes would probably bring it up to $1000/mth)

    Click here for the link to pictures and information.






    If you are looking more for a property you can put on the vacation rental market……there are a few more condos at Paradise Shores available.    Condos are typically cash purchases due to bank regulations.

    There is a 2 bedroom on the 3rd floor. great views, for $210,000 (negotiable).   These units do make good rentals, so I think its conceivable it could pay for itself!!!!

    Here’s a link to a 3 bedroom…..which are fabulous!  Granite, spacious, gulf view, a few steps to the beach!

    Since our inventory of homes is small….its a great time to buy a lot and build a custom home!!!!!   I’ve got several good size lots that will accommodate a good size home + boat garage..+ golf cart garage, pool if you wanted it!….just a little over 1/2 mile to the beach.   Just back enough off the beach to avoid the crowds (LOL) but close enough to be at the beach in a few minutes!!!

    Click here to see some great lot deals

    July 4th week is our biggest week!   It will be PACKED!!!    All of our 4th of July events will be on 4th, which falls on a Thursday.  5K run, kids fishing tournament, fireworks on the beach!!!

    I, of course, will be working that weekend just like every weekend….so if you do want to look at property give me as much heads up as possible as EVERY place will be occupied so I’ll need to give as much notice as possible!!!!

    And for those of you who haven’t discovered the absolute beauty and wonderfulness (is that a word?) of Mexico Beach….take a look at the video below!











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