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Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2023 – October 19, 2023 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2023 – October 19, 2023 YTD

There has been steady activity on the real estate front this past month. The interest rates have slowed the amount of time a property goes under contract but most take less than 30 days for an agreeable offer to be accepted. There is a lot going on in the real…

Building Wealth With Real Estate
Building Wealth With Real Estate

For nearly a decade, many Americans have felt real estate is the best long-term investment. Single-family homes, condos, townhouses, multi-family homes, ADUs (accessory dwelling units) or vacant land are all options to consider if you decide to invest.

Pig Pickin’ Tickets Are Available at Our Office
Pig Pickin’ Tickets Are Available at Our Office

Stop by the SBH Real Estate office and pick up your tickets! It’s the biggest party of the year in Sandbridge as well as the biggest fundraiser for the Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad! This is the 43rd year of the highly-anticipated event, which draws hundreds of people from near and…

Estate Planning 101 – Your Estate Planning Checklist
Estate Planning 101 – Your Estate Planning Checklist

For many family members, the decision to disperse their assets, such as the family home, can be filled with diverse emotions. Taking the time to first have a conversation with your family members about their expectations and desires and then creating a clear and legally binding plan will ensure everyone’s…

The 5 Senses of Sandbridge Photo Contest
The 5 Senses of Sandbridge Photo Contest

Win a $50 gift card! Which sense will guide you to send in the best photo to win the contest? Sight, Smell, Hearing, Taste or Touch.

The SBH Newsletter – June 2023 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – June 2023 Edition

This past Wednesday was the first week of Bingo at the Fire Station and all our seasonal businesses are open and doing great. It’s always wonderful to see folks coming in on Saturday to enjoy their week at the beach with family and friends. When possible, I always like to engage in conversations…

Sandbridge Beach Civic League Food Drive a Success!
Sandbridge Beach Civic League Food Drive a Success!

Thank you, Sandbridge Civic League members, for your generosity with our most recent food drive.  Connect With A Wish distributed 15 bags full of food to teenagers and young adults who are aging out of foster care.  Your kindness helped to brighten their day and your support is greatly appreciated! 

America’s Hidden Gems and Cultural Attractions
America’s Hidden Gems and Cultural Attractions

Whether your idea of a summer vacation is camping, visiting a museum or lounging on a beach, America has a myriad of great places to visit. Here are a few ideas to consider for your next adventure.

Day of Remembrance Memorial Day Tribute
Day of Remembrance Memorial Day Tribute

SandbridgeHouses.com and Sandbridge Life would like to honor the deceased men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Our video tribute includes the deceased loved ones of our family, friends, and fans of the Sandbridge community.

Living the Sandbridge Life
Living the Sandbridge Life

Explore Sandbridge with Pat Barton, Realtor and Associate Broker, as he talks about this secluded, relaxing community where you can truly slow down and unwind as a resident or on vacation.

The Dilemma?
The Dilemma?

Almost every investment property owner will eventually face “the dilemma”. Let’s assume that you’ve owned your vacation rental property for a number of years. You’ve had all the typical challenges: damage from tenants, repairs or replacement of appliances and systems, exterior maintenance from the wather. But overall, it’s been a…

Community E-Cycle and Shred Event – Saturday, May 13
Community E-Cycle and Shred Event – Saturday, May 13

Bring your old electronics including broken computers, televisions, stereos, VCRs, music players, DVD players, monitors, and cell phones and also bring documents for safe disposal.

Pat Barton featured on The Top Producers Show with Paul Neal
Pat Barton featured on The Top Producers Show with Paul Neal

In this podcast episode, host Paul Neal talks to Sandbridge Beach area Realtor Pat Barton about real estate investment opportunities in the oceanfront area.

Buying and Selling at the Same Time?
Buying and Selling at the Same Time?

When it comes to buying a new home at the same time you sell your current home, planning is key and timing is critical. Everything must fall into place at the right moment. With the proper strategy, you will not have to worry about double mortgage payments or end up…

The SBH Newsletter – March 2023 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – March 2023 Edition

March has meant the return of winter so far; we were all thinking “early spring” with a very mild February but winter has returned. As of this writing, it’s cold and windy. The good news is April is around the corner. There are three community events planned for April: The…

The Current Market – Winter 2023 Update
The Current Market – Winter 2023 Update

This week I discuss the current market in Sandbridge including current inventory, the rental market, and interest rates, as well as an important community event coming up!

The SBH Newsletter – January 2023 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – January 2023 Edition

I hope 2023 has started off well with good health and prosperity. Most of the homes damaged by the severe cold that occurred just prior to Christmas have recovered. There were lots of broken pipes and frozen drain pipes. Our office was not immune from a frozen drain pipe that…

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from SBH Real Estate
Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from SBH Real Estate

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from SBH Real Estate

Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2022 – December 14, 2022 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2022 – December 14, 2022 YTD

2022 on the real estate side has proven to look a lot different from 2021. This is due primarily to the low number of homes and condos for sale.

The Winners of Reasons We Love Sandbridge Beach Contest
The Winners of Reasons We Love Sandbridge Beach Contest

Whether you live in Sandbridge or vacation here, we want YOUR most creative reason why you LOVE Sandbridge Beach.

Creating New Traditions During the Holidays
Creating New Traditions During the Holidays

Honor your family’s heritage by researching ancestral holiday traditions. Incorporate something new that you learned into your celebrations.

The SBH Newsletter – October 2022 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – October 2022 Edition

October is flying by! It’s been a busy month and with the remnants of Hurricane Ian blowing through a few weeks ago, we are looking forward to the end of the hurricane season.

The Fall Cleanup is October 23, 2022
The Fall Cleanup is October 23, 2022

Mark your calendars! The Fall Cleanup is scheduled for October, 23, 2022 and will begin at Little Island Park. More details to follow.

The SBH Newsletter – September 2022 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – September 2022 Edition

We are heading into the last quarter of the year ending how we started in January–low inventory and short market times.

The SBH Newsletter – August 2022 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – August 2022 Edition

The market seems to be adjusting to the new interest rates and continue to purchase homes and condos at all price points.

The 42nd Annual Sandbridge Pig Pickin’ is September 10th
The 42nd Annual Sandbridge Pig Pickin’ is September 10th

Tickets are available at our office for the 42nd Annual Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Pig Pickin’ on September 10, 2022 at Little Island Park!

Preparing for the Unexpected Before Disaster Strikes
Preparing for the Unexpected Before Disaster Strikes

An estimated 1 in 10 residential properties were impacted by natural disasters in 2021. Here is a emergency checklist to help you navigate before disaster strikes.

The SBH Newsletter – July 2022 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – July 2022 Edition

First, Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there! I hope you all had an awesome day with family and friends. We celebrated a great friend and father who is no longer with us with a traditional “paddle out”.

2022 4th of July Boat Parade Details & Map
2022 4th of July Boat Parade Details & Map

This year’s theme is: American Pastimes. Be creative! It’s not just sports and hobbies. Show us what you love!

Smart Home Trends in 2022
Smart Home Trends in 2022

Upgrade your home the smart way! Check out these top home technology trends to get started.

The SBH Newsletter – June 2022 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – June 2022 Edition

First, Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there! I hope you all had an awesome day with family and friends. We celebrated a great friend and father who is no longer with us with a traditional “paddle out”.

Summer Travel Hacks
Summer Travel Hacks

Here are some summer travel hacks to help you fly, and pack, like a pro!

The SBH Newsletter – May 2022 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – May 2022 Edition

Introducing Sea the Projects @Sandbridge, featuring daily updates on infrastructure projects affecting Sandbridge residents including road projects, flood prevention, sand renourishment, wind farms, fiber optic projects, and more!

Improve Your Credit! Choose the Right Credit Card
Improve Your Credit! Choose the Right Credit Card

A credit card is not a one-size-fits-all product. Here’s how to choose the most beneficial card for you based on your spending habits.

Seashell Circle’s Bad to the Boards Cornhole Tournament is May 15
Seashell Circle’s Bad to the Boards Cornhole Tournament is May 15

SBH is proud to sponsor Seashell Circle’s 10th Annual Cornhole Tournament on May 15th at Baja Restaurant in Sandbridge.

The SBH Newsletter – April 2022 Edition
The SBH Newsletter – April 2022 Edition

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter and if you have children a nice Spring Break. I took my family to Nicaragua and had a great time and experience.