Just Sold Cedar Ridge Niceville – 3932 Balsam Dr. in 1 DAY!

SOLD in ONE DAY!  3932 Balsam Drive, Niceville Florida 32578 in the Cedar Ridge subdivision sold in less than a day recently!  After multiple showing within a few hours, this property had a full price offer.

One of the tidiest and cleanest homes I’ve ever sold, this Cedar Ridge property had 1185 square feet, two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The living room had wood laminate flooring in pristine condition with a cathedral ceiling and beautiful stone-work fireplace.  There was a fully enclosed Florida room with tile floors.  The cheery kitchen had a large pass-through to the dining area. The kitchen was improved with additional counter space and cabinetry. The roof was replaced in 2011.

Cedar Ridge in Niceville is a very popular neighborhood and most homes don’t stay on the market long!  It’s easy access to Highway 20, shopping, Eglin Air Force Base and the Destin beaches. So far in 2017, there have been 22 properties sold in Cedar Ridge with an average sale price of $182,768.  The average list price is $181,773, so some properties actually sold over list price! Here are the year-to-date sales statistics for Cedar Ridge in Niceville Florida.

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The home at 3932 Balsam Drive sold for $159,900.

Are you thinking about selling your Cedar Ridge, Niceville Florida home? Give me a call.

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Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call 850-650-7883 or 850-259-0422
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Wendy Rulnick, Broker, sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Florida.

Just Sold – 1307 Limestone Creek Cv., Swift Creek, Niceville FL – Sold in 60 Days!

Just Sold – This gorgeous Swift Creek home at 1307 Limestone Creek Cove, Niceville Florida! Built in 2005, this 2818 square foot brick home built in 2005 sold for $433,000. The new lucky buyers have brand new carpet and brand new inside and outside air conditioning units. The home was meticulously maintained. The counter tops were granite and many of the kitchen cabinets had glass fronts for a custom feel.  The master bedroom was enormous and opened directly to the rear patio. 1307 Limestone Creek Cove had four bedrooms and three full baths. One of the bedrooms had a private bath with its own hallway, making it an ideal in-law or teen suite.

Why is Swift Creek so popular? It’s a gorgeous neighborhood with phenomenal landscaping and the preservation and highlighting of nature. All the homes feel upscale here because of strict architectural guidelines. There is a community pool, tennis court, playground, clubhouse, barbecue grilling area and gazebo. Also, enjoy the walking trails with rest stops along the way.  The Swift Creek association fees are a modest $200 per quarter. Swift Creek is within close proximity to the Mid-Bay Bridge Spence Connector, shopping at Publix, Starbucks, Walmart, Panera Bread, dining Italian, seafood, Chinese, German and more, and fun neighborhood shops.  Military members appreciate the easy commute to Eglin Air Force Base from Swift Creek.

What did the seller have to say about my services in selling the home? Check out his review: “Wonderful service and assistance with the entire process of selling my home. I lived outside the area, and she was my eyes, ears and voice when I couldn’t be there to see what was going on. When I needed some services, she had people that got the job done. Just an all around wonderful person”. (Thank you!)

1307 Limestone Creek Cove, Swift Creek, Niceville Florida sold for $433,000 in 58 days.

How can I help you sell your Swift Creek, Niceville, Florida home?

It’s Wendy… It’s Sold!

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy: itswendy@rulnickrealty.com

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Florida.

1307 Limestone Creek Cv., Swift Creek Elegant Home for Sale, Niceville FL 32578

Swift Creek

Beautiful Swift Creek home for sale at 1307 Limestone Creek Cv. in Niceville Florida (ranked Best Place to Live in Florida). The striking design provides openness and the refined touches a luxurious feel that highlight this 2818 square foot home.  Generous floor plan, high ceilings, formal dining with punctuating columns are to the right of the foyer, to the left, find a study with French doors. The private master suite is on one side of the home in its own wing with a large bathroom, whirlpool tub and two walk-in closets.  One of the four bedrooms could be an in-law suite or great place for overnight guests since it has a private bathroom. The kitchen offers much chef space and there are plentiful cherry cabinets, granite counters, newer appliances (2015) and a large breakfast spot overlooking the treed back yard. Brand new air conditioner July 2017. Brand new carpet July 2017. Take note of the elegant fixtures, recessed lighting, crown molding, chair rails.  There is a bathroom conveniently located and accessible from the covered rear patio. The master bedroom also has direct access to the patio.

Swift Creek is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Niceville, Florida, near Eglin Air Force Base, twenty minutes to Destin Florida beaches and shopping. Swift Creek has a community pool, tennis facilities, clubhouse, meandering trails for walking, jogging or biking and architectural requirements that elevate it to one of the finest on the Emerald Coast.

1307 Limestone Creek Cv. is offered for $439,700.

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Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy: itswendy@rulnickrealty.com

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Florida.

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317 Killarney Rd., Rocky Bayou Home for Sale- Niceville FL 32578

Rocky Bayou 317 Killarney home for sale

317 Killarney Road, Niceville Florida, is a great home for sale in Rocky Bayou subdivision! This four bedroom one-floor contemporary home has been updated with new paint and new carpet and features high and trey ceilings throughout.  The living room has a wall of sliders to the Florida room and also lovely built-in shelving.  The master bedroom has its own sliders to the Florida room and private remodeled bath with whirlpool tub.  There are granite counters in the kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances including a Bosch dishwasher and new undermount sink.  The fourth bedroom with its large palladian window, would make a cheerful office. Do you have storage needs? There are two pantry closets and multiple cabinets in the laundry room.  The yard shines with mature trees and a fenced back yard with separate driveway for parking an RV or boat.

Rocky Bayou is a few minutes from the new Publix supermarket and new Walmart and Panera Bread.  The beach is about 20-25 minutes from Rocky Bayou with exciting shopping and dining options nearby in Destin and Eglin Air Force Base is a short commute.

317 Killarney Rd., Niceville Florida, Rocky Bayou, is offered for $397,000.

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Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy: itswendy@rulnickrealty.com

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Florida.

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Adventure on the Mid-Bay Bridge!

Mid-Bay Bridge

Today I am driving north across the Mid-Bay Bridge in Niceville Florida, when I see a full size tire bounce off a truck and and start rolling full speed down hill from the top of the bridge! Of course, I braked waiting for the ensuing fender bender. Multiple cars were swerving to avoid it as it bounced from lane to lane! I had no choice but to call 911, thinking there was about to be an accident or at least they could retrieve it when it finally found its resting place. As I dialed, low and behold, it did its final dance and leapt over the wall and jumped straight into the Choctawhatchee Bay!

It’s Wendy… It’s Sold!

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy: itswendy@rulnickrealty.com

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Rosemary Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Florida.

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2015 Holiday Events in Destin and the Surrounding Area

hol15The holidays are rapidly approaching, and we’re all looking for fun ways to celebrate with our family and friends. Below I’ve compiled a list of holiday events in Destin and the surrounding area. To keep up with the latest local tips, sign up for my newsletter here!

DESTIN

  • Sunday, November 15 (11:00 AM – 4:00 PM) – ARTWalk (HarborWalk Village) | Features dozens of local artisans and craftspeople along this open air waterfront boardwalk. It’s a vibrant marketplace, bustling with street performers and live music.
  • Thursday, November 19 (5:30-8:00 PM) – 3rd Annual Bourbon at the Bay (Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club) | Sip on bourbon, scotch, and champagne, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and start your holiday shopping early with their silent auction.
  • Friday, November 20 (6:00-8:00 PM) – Santa’s Arrival (Destin Commons) | Destin Commons and Bass Pro Shops welcome Santa to light the tree! Character photo opportunities and live entertainment with Sinfonia and festive carolers. Sit back and marvel at a holiday parade with Santa and fireworks!
  • Thursday, November 26 (11:00 AM – 7:00 PM) – Thanksgiving with Harbor Docks and Habitat (Harbor Docks) | Harbor Docks will open their doors for the 21st Anniversary of Thanksgiving with Habitat for Humanity to provide a complimentary traditional dinner for you. This invitation is open to everyone, whether you plan to spend the holiday alone or with family and friends.
  • Thursday, December 3 (6:00-7:00 PM) – Destin Christmas Tree Lighting (Destin Community Center) | The 29th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is hosted by the City of Destin. This will be an outdoor event for the entire family with a visit from Santa Claus. There will be entertainment from local choruses, musical groups, dancers, etc., with refreshments being served after the lighting of the tree. Donations of toys and canned food will be collected for families in need.
  • Friday, December 4 (7:00 PM) – Sounds of the Season Christmas Concert (Village Baptist Church) |  Doors open at 6:00 PM. Admission is a donation of an unwrapped child’s toy to be distributed among the participating churches’ outreach ministries to provide a brighter Christmas for families in need during the holidays. A love offering at intermission will benefit Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s “All Kinds of Art,” a children’s educational outreach program inspiring students and special needs children in Okaloosa and Walton Counties.
  • Saturday, December 5 (2:00-4:00 PM) – Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s “A Dickens Christmas” (HarborWalk Village: Veranda Room) | Experience a unique adaption of Charles Dickens’ famous story “A Christmas Carol” in this up close and intimate setting. Three talented professional actors seamlessly change from character to character as they bring to life the tale of Scrooge and his transformational night with three ghosts. Make this special evening a new holiday tradition as you share cookies and tea with family and friends in a cozy, festive atmosphere.
  • Saturday, December 12 (10:00 AM – noon) – Destin Christmas Parade | The floats will start by Old Time Pottery and travel west down Harbor Blvd to Nightown.
  • Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13 (noon – 4:00 PM) – Holiday ArtWalk | The Destin Harbor is full of holiday cheer! Local artists, passionate designers, creative personalities and all day entertainment turns HarborWalk Village into a vibrant and bustling outdoor art gallery for a special edition Holiday ArtWalk. Stop by the main stage and visit with Santa.
  • Saturday, December 12 (2:00-4:00 PM) – Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s “A Dickens Christmas” (HarborWalk Village: Veranda Room) | Experience a unique adaption of Charles Dickens’ famous story “A Christmas Carol” in this up close and intimate setting. Three talented professional actors seamlessly change from character to character as they bring to life the tale of Scrooge and his transformational night with three ghosts. Make this special evening a new holiday tradition as you share cookies and tea with family and friends in a cozy, festive atmosphere.
  • Sunday, December 13 (6:00 PM) – Destin Boat Parade | The Destin harbor will be dancing with holiday lights and cheer during the 28th Annual Destin Boat Parade.
  • Saturday, December 19 (2:00-4:00 PM) – Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s “A Dickens Christmas” (HarborWalk Village: Veranda Room) | Experience a unique adaption of Charles Dickens’ famous story “A Christmas Carol” in this up close and intimate setting. Three talented professional actors seamlessly change from character to character as they bring to life the tale of Scrooge and his transformational night with three ghosts. Make this special evening a new holiday tradition as you share cookies and tea with family and friends in a cozy, festive atmosphere.

FORT WALTON BEACH

  • Friday, December 11 (7:30 PM) – A Peter White Christmas (Emerald Coast Convention Center) | A Peter White Christmas featuring Rick Braun and Mindi Abair. Smooth jazz and jingle bells return to the Emerald Coast in this unique blend of contemporary jazz and holiday music. Purchase tickets early, as this event often sells out.

GULF BREEZE

  • Friday, November 20 (5:00-8:00 PM) – Christmas Jingle & Marketplace (Gulf Breeze Community Center) | Get into the holiday spirit with the beautiful lights, decorations, music, and fun with Santa. They will have arts and crafts available from area vendors.
  • Saturday, November 21 (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM) – Christmas Jingle & Marketplace (Gulf Breeze Community Center) | Get into the holiday spirit with the beautiful lights, decorations, music, and fun with Santa. They will have arts and crafts available from area vendors.
  • Saturday, November 21 (7:00-11:00 PM) – Festival of the Trees Gala (Gulf Breeze Community Center) | Santa Rosa Kids House live auction, cocktail attire, dinner buffet, and dancing. Purchase tickets online.

NAVARRE

  • Saturday, December 5 (2:00 PM) – Annual Navarre Community Christmas Parade | The theme this year is “Christmas in Candyland.” The parade will begin at the Navarre Library, traveling south and ending behind Centennial Bank.

NICEVILLE

  • Friday, November 20 (7:30 PM) – Messiah and More Concert (St. Paul Lutheran Church) | Performed by Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale.
  • Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21 (7:30 PM) – The Nutcracker Ballet (Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College) | Tickets are $35 for adults and $17 for children (12 and under).
  • Sunday, November 22 (2:30 PM) – The Nutcracker Ballet (Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College) | Tickets are $35 for adults and $17 for children (12 and under).
  • Friday, November 27 through Sunday, December 27 (6:00-9:00 PM) – Christmas Lady’s Niceville Christmas Display (in the former K-Mart location in the Oak Creek Shopping Center) | “Animation in Motion” is open seven nights a week!
  • Monday, November 30 through Sunday, January 3 (6:00-9:30 PM, until 10:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays) – Geek Lights (corner of Bluewater Boulevard and Antiqua Way) |A popular Niceville Christmas lights display and music show, beginning on the hour and half hour. Consists of Christmas lights and other themed display elements, all under computer control and synchronized to stories and music. This year’s display features approximately 85,000 lights, driven by nearly 300 computer controlled circuits.
  • Friday, December 4 (7:30 PM) – A Christmas Carol in Concert (Mattie Kelly Arts Center) | Early ticket purchase is strongly recommended as the event has sold out the last several years.
  • Saturday, December 5 (10:00 AM) – Niceville Christmas Parade | The theme is “100 Years of Christmas in Okaloosa County.” The parade starts at the intersection of State Road 20 and Palm Boulevard and makes its way down State Road 20 to Partin Drive, where it turns right. The parade then continues on Partin Drive past Ruckel Middle School.
  • Saturday, December 5 (2:00 PM and 7:30 PM) – A Christmas Carol in Concert (Mattie Kelly Arts Center) | Early ticket purchase is strongly recommended as the event has sold out the last several years.
  • Friday, December 11 (7:30 PM) – Holiday Pops (Mattie Kelly Arts Center) | Ring in the season with all your holiday favorites as the Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale, and the superb voices of the NWF State College Belle Voci and Madrigal Singers. Tickets for $25/adult and $18/youth or active duty military.

ROSEMARY BEACH

  • Tuesday, November 24 (2:00-3:00 PM) – “Every Christmas Story Ever Told” Live Theatre (North Barrett Square or The Pearl Ballroom if raining) | Don’t miss the Seaside REP’s smash hit “Every Christmas Story Ever Told,” showcasing all your favorite beloved holiday classics crammed into a performance full of high-energy jolly, frivolity, and hilarity. Fun for the whole family! Chairs and blankets welcome.
  • Friday, November 27 (6:00-6:30 PM) – Rosemary Beach Tree Lighting Ceremony | Don’t miss the excitement as we “turn on the town!” Enjoy musical performances by the Charles Dickens Carolers, see Santa’s big arrival, and take a carriage ride through town.
  • Saturday, November 28 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) – Holiday Market | Vendors will be selling holiday decorations, gifts, jewelry, handcrafted furniture, art, and more!

SANDESTIN

  • Saturday, November 14 (5:00 – 7:00 PM) – Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights (The Village of Baytowne Wharf) | Stroll the streets, lined in twinkling lights and greenery, while sipping champagne and sampling featured menu items. And, you can enjoy a sneak peek of our tree lighting!
  • Sunday, November 1 through Sunday, January 31 (hours vary) – Baytowne on Ice (The Village of Baytowne Wharf) | This seasonal treat is a great way to get into the holiday spirit! Open daily.
  • Friday, November 20 (7:00-10:00 PM) – Horizon Stars Fashion Show, “Winterland!” (Linkside Conference Center) | Be entertained by great talent while supporting a wonderful cause.
  • Friday November 27 (6:00 PM) – Polar Express (The Village of Baytowne Wharf) | Watch the Christmas movie under the stars.
  • Saturday November 28 (6:00-9:00 PM) – Here Comes Santa Claus (The Village of Baytowne Wharf) | The main event! They’ll have kids activities and live music. Santa Claus arrives at 6:00, followed by a fireworks show! And don’t forget to snap a photo with Santa, until 9:00!
  • Wednesday, December 2 through Saturday, December 26 (6:00 and 7:00 PM) – 12 Nights of Lights (The Village of Baytowne Wharf) | For the month of December, enjoy a festive light show set to your favorite holiday music every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evening leading up to Christmas.
  • Saturday, December 12 (5:00 PM) – Tuba Christmas & Holiday Lantern Parade (The Village of Baytowne Wharf) | At 5:00, enjoy a free concert by Playground Music Center. At 6:00, individuals and groups are invited to participate in a lantern parade.
  • Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13 (7:00 AM – 5:00 PM) – Tee Off For Toys (Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club, or The Links Golf Club) | Donate a new or unwrapped toy or gift card with a value of $15 or more and in exchange resort guests or visitors can play Sandestin’s public golf courses for just the greens/golf car fee of $20.

SEASIDE

  • Saturday, November 21 (5:00 PM) – The Nutcracker (Seaside Ampitheater) | Performance by local area dancers and Ballet Pensacola.
  • Saturday, November 28 (4:00 PM) – Turn on the Town | Christmas parade, Santa, music, and more!
  • Saturday, December 19 (5:30 PM) – Holiday Pops Concert (Seaside Ampitheater) | Special holiday performance from the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra.

VALPARAISO

  • Saturday, December 12 (10:00 AM – 4:00 PM) – Yule of Yesteryear (Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida) | Walton Guard re-enactment Christmas 1861, Santa, vendors, entertainment, and more!

WATERCOLOR

  • Saturday, November 28 (5:00-9:00 PM) – Old Florida Holiday & Winter Market | This is a holiday extravaganza complete with falling snow, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores, Santa, luminaries, and a winter market!

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Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy: itswendy@rulnickrealty.com

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, has been featured in “Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine” and “Florida Realtor Magazine”. Wendy Rulnick sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Crestview, Rosemary Beach, Mary Esther, Shalimar, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Panama City Beach.

4551 Barrington La., Bluewater Bay, Niceville FL 32578

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Delightful Bungalows home in Bluewater Bay near Parkwood Estates located at end of cul-de-sac. This Niceville Florida home, a short commute to Eglin Air Force Base, has been completely remodeled and upgraded. Gorgeous refinished wood floors in the open living room punctuated by columns separating the dining area. Kitchen has breakfast bar, new hardware, updated cabinets. Master bedroom has wood floors and is brightly lit by three windows with room for a sitting area. Freshly painted throughout, all new blinds, updated plumbing fixtures in both baths, new light fixtures both baths, new carpet in bedrooms, updated wide baseboards throughout, new back door. Lovely private brick patio with planting area, a perfect spot to relax. Side yard of common area expands outdoor space. This Bungalows home near Parkwood Estates is about ten minutes to the beaches of Destin directly across the Mid-Bay Bridge, and twenty minutes to Eglin Air Force Base.  Bluewater Bay offers golf, tennis and Olympic size swimming pools, as well as fishing, restaurants and a marina.

4551 Barrington Lane, Niceville Florida is offered for $180,000.

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It’s Wendy… It’s Sold!

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy:
itswendy@rulnickrealty.com

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, has been featured in “Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine” and “Florida Realtor Magazine”.  Wendy Rulnick sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Crestview, Rosemary Beach, Mary Esther, Shalimar, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Panama City Beach. 

Formosan Termites Swarming Bluewater Bay Florida

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Ick! Ick! Formosan termites at my Bluewater Bay, Florida home! This is a hard post for me to write. Why? Because I don’t like bugs. I also won’t be able to look at the photo of the Formosan termite once I upload it.  What happened? Friday night I did something dumb. I finished cooking on my gas stove top and did not shut the burner off all the way. There was, unfortunately, a little flame going all night.  The next day when I went into the kitchen, I shuddered in horror. No, there was no fire, but there were dozens of little rust colored bugs on my stove!  Like 70 of them! They were apparently attracted to the little flame or the carbon dioxide that it emitted, and were sprawled and dead all over the stove top. Gross! (Sorry bug lovers!)  I did not yet know that these were Formosan termite swarmers,  and I called my extermination company. They were booked for four days, so I just prayed these things would not come back.

I slept in terror that night, wondering what was going on in the kitchen. I wanted to send my husband to keep checking, but he refused (guys!) The next day, none of the bugs were present… until last night!  Getting ready for bed, right in my bathroom sink, there were three live ones. In the shower, four more!  I screamed and called my husband.  He said, “I think these are termites”, and he caught several in a little plastic bottle.  I again, could barely sleep and dreaded having to make an excursion to the bathroom in the middle of the night.

Today, the exterminator from Terminex finally came.  I showed him the little bottle of the creatures that my husband had caught. They were still crawling around in there! (Ick!)  The exterminator shook his head and said they were, indeed, Formosan termites. He said they swarm for about three weeks every year in Bluewater Bay, and we had one week left!  I asked why they did not have wings, and he said they drop their wings before mating.  Here are other tips I learned:

1. Formosan termites are attracted to light sources after dusk. This could mean YOUR home!

2. Be concerned if you see what looks like mud or dirt spattered on your inside walls. That is the Formosan termite patching its holes.

3. Be concerned if you see several hundred Formosan termites in your Bluewater Bay home in the same area. That could be a sign of infestation.

He looked at my house and said I did not have a problem. But yes, I did!! I wanted to know how to keep them OUT!!  Here was his tip:

Turn on your porch light after dusk. If you see them dancing in flight around your light, like a dozen or so, they are swarming in your area. That’s when you need to turn off your inside lights, or they will come down vent pipes to find the light source.  Stay in the dark for about 2.5 hours and the swarm should be over. Guess what I will be doing tonight?

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It’s Wendy… It’s Sold!

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call toll-free 1-877-487-9639 or local 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy: itswendy@rulnickrealty.com

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, has successfully helped hundreds of families sell their homes, condos and lots along the Emerald Coast of Florida.  She is an ADDY award winning real estate market. Wendy sells real estate in Florida in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Crestview, Rosemary Beach, Mary Esther, Shalimar, Panama City Beach, Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field. 

 

3929 Balsam Dr., Cedar Ridge, Niceville FL Sold in One Day

Cedar Ridge Niceville Homes for sale

3929 Balsam Dr., in Cedar Ridge, Niceville Florida is a beautiful home convenient to Eglin Air Force Base just SOLD in ONE DAY over asking price with multiple offers! It’s larger than many in the neighborhood due to the large loft over the living room for work, play or family space. The living room has a floor-to-ceiling fireplace and multiple windows for lovely lighting. Kitchen with large pass-through to dining room. First floor master bedroom has huge bath. Thoughtful landscaping in the front and back offers privacy and blooms. Much care includes fresh paint, upgraded fixtures in kitchen, replaced water heater. There is an 8-person hot tub in the screened porch, take a dip! Much fresh paint, some new room-darkening blinds, gas stove, dryer. Spacious stand-up attic for storage with pull-down stairs. Excellent for Eglin Air Force Base commuting or head fast to the beaches of Destin Florida!

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It’s Wendy… It’s Sold! SOLD IN ONE DAY for $199,000 – over asking price!

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Call toll-free 1-877-487-9639 or local 850-650-7883 ext 204
Email Wendy:
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Niceville Florida Real Estate Listing Agent

Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, he has successfully helped hundreds of families sell their homes, condos and lots on the Emerald Coast of Florida. Wendy Rulnick sells real estate in Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Bluewater Bay, Navarre, Seagrove Beach, Watercolor, Sandestin, Seaside, Crestview, Rosemary Beach, Mary Esther, Shalimar, Panama City Beach, Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field. 

Rocky Bayou Pool Home For Sale with Apartment – Niceville Florida

Rocky Bayou Pool Home

Delightful home for sale in Rocky Bayou Estates, Niceville Florida. If you appreciate the outdoor lifestyle – this is the house for you! 101 Teresa Court, Niceville Florida has a tremendous yard with in-ground pool, huge patio with pergola, enormous pool house that can be used as apartment, teen quarter, workshop or man-cave. Pool house has window air conditioning and bathroom with shower. This is a spacious home with two living areas, one could be an office. Kitchen is bright, plenty of cabinets, Jenn-Aire cooktop and breakfast area. Living room has beautiful brick fireplace. The formal dining room has an archway open to the office/second living area. Master bedroom accesses the beautiful outdoors. Oversized garage plus storage building. Rocky Bayou Estates has easy access to Destin or Eglin Air Force Base or Duke Field.

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This beautiful home at 101 Teresa Court, Rocky Bayou Estates, Niceville, Florida is offered at $299,000.

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