Destin Off Market Listings - 30A Pocket Listings - Miramar Beach
Mainsail Realty was founded in 1981 and is one of the areas oldest boutique real estate brokerages. They focus on residential real estate sales from 30A to Destin, FL. In the current "hot" real estate market, a good percentage of the transactions are taking place off market. The great properties never seem to make it on the MLS and real estate web sites, until we see them posted as under contract with 1 day on the market.... Sound Familiar?
This is a big shift from the traditional method of searching the MLS for active listings and scheduling showings; currently, it is just not that easy. We believe that this market change makes connecting with a seasoned and hard working Realtor even more critical.
You may be wondering, how are these transactions taking place? How come some are thriving and others are sinking in this market? Below are some tips to help you find success in this challenging "off market".
- Find an agent that is not afraid to work hard on off market listings.
- Find an agent that is a master at searching the MLS and tax records.
- If you are only working what is currently active, you are most likely missing opportunities.
- Don't just search active listings. Search listings that are past sales, expired, cancelled, and temporarily off the market.
- Fine tune your criteria. Searching through everything that is off market is impossible, but if you can fine tune to a neighborhood, waterfront type, price point, number of bedrooms, etc, you will have more success finding that off market gem.
- Just sending letters to owners is not always the most effective method. In the current market, the owners are receiving so many letters that yours may be overlooked as a marketing attempt or just chunked in the trash.
At Mainsail Realty we have successfully closed over 600 properties and we have a proven track record contracting and closing off market listings. Feel free to call Clayton Bonjean, Broker-Owner directly at 850-585-1284 and he will be happy to explain the system in greater detail.
Our areas of expertise are Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, Seacrest, Seagrove Beach, WaterSound, Seaside, WaterColor, Grayton Beach, Blue Mountain, Santa Rosa Beach, Sandestin Resort, Miramar Beach and Destin, FL.