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This is the Best Place to Invest in a Vacation Home.

By Leia Klingel Published August 07, 2018 LuxuryFOXBusiness Real estate investors looking at vacation destinations for rental investment properties could be best off focusing their search in Florida. Vacasa, which offers professional rental management for vacation homes, ranked the top 25 U.S. vacation rental markets, ranked according to capitalization rate, which is the rate of return on a real Read More

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Property Values Continue Growth Spurt

By Tim Croft / The Port St. Joe Star | 850-227-7827 / @PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com Posted Jul 5, 2018 at 1:01 AM    For the fifth consecutive year county property values continued to climb, jumping 8.4 percent year over year. Property Appraiser Mitch Burke submitted the 2018 preliminary tax roll to the Florida Department of Revenue last Thursday. In effect, Read More

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Cape San Blas among 11 Most Popular Small Town Destinations

By Tim Croft / The Port St. Joe | 850-227-7827 / @PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com Posted Apr 12, 2018 at 1:00 AMUpdated Apr 12, 2018 at 1:36 PM    Others include Miramar Beach, Islamorada and Sanibel Island Within the general realm of understatement, most visitors and residents would surely agree with a list that puts Cape San Blas near the top among vacation destinations. FloridaRentals.com, a Read More

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Update on FEMA Flood Maps

By Tim Croft / The Port St. Joe Star | 850-227-7827 / @PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com Posted Apr 12, 2018 at 1:01 AM    New data in hand, analysis to come Sometimes persnickety pays. That is the hope for county officials as new data arrives to assess the accuracy of preliminary FEMA flood maps which were first released in 2016. Those Read More

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New Dates for Scallop Season for 2018

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Announces Bay Scallop Seasons by WJHG Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 3:58PM EST Tallahassee, Fla. – At its February meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved bay scallop open season dates for 2018. The following regionally-specific bay scallop open seasons will be created by Read More

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Massive turtle release at Cape San Blas

By KATIE LANDECK News Herald Reporter Posted Jan 20, 2018 at 6:57 PMUpdated Jan 20, 2018 at 7:20 PM    The hundreds of formerly cold-stunned turtles came faster than the spellbound kids gathered for their release could name them. PORT ST. JOE — At first, a small group of children tried to come up with a name for each of the 300-plus sea turtles workers and Read More