Keller Williams opens Fort Walton Beach office



Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast announced the opening of a new office to service the Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther and Shalimar communities. Now open in the Colonial Office Plaza on Racetrack Road a grand opening is planned for just after the first of the year.



“With a growing military, new housing developments and historically low mortgage interest rates, this is the perfect time to purchase a home or to invest in real estate,” said Jeff Adamson, regional leader/broker.  “At Keller Williams Emerald Coast our goal is to be the local real estate company of choice and with the team we have assembled we know that whether you are buying or selling a home or condo you’ll find that there’s a good reason we’re now the #1 real estate company in the country.”                                                                            



Russell & Russell launches Russell Vacation Rentals



Russell & Russell consulting firm has formed Russell Vacation Rentals, which began operating Nov. 1.



The new company brings a wealth of hospitality experience team to service vacation rental properties within the Miramar Beach area. The full-service company will offer personalized service for both owners and guests; sophisticated technology solutions including an in-house reservation system capable of booking specific units; and a sales platform based on integrated e-commerce and marketing strategies.



“The real estate market is in full recovery, and homeowners are in a better position to invest in their properties,” said John Russell, a partner with Russell & Russell Consulting. “We think the timing is right to offer a new alternative in the vacation rental market place.”