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Florida Properties for Sale or Rent: Homes, Apartments, Land, and Foreclosures in Santa Rosa County.
Whether you’re selling or buying a home in Pace or the surrounding areas, at Grand Realty Inc., we are the local property experts who know how to make the entire process smooth and easy for you.
Our team of real estate agents and property managers are dedicated to helping you through the home buying and selling process with access to all the professional services you need including local contractors, home inspectors, and legal expertise.
Like hundreds of others relocating to northwest Florida, we help you quickly find the best real estate options to choose from. We are experts in Florida Panhandle property searches; we can match up your dream of a Florida lifestyle home within your budget to real neighborhoods and addresses in Pace, Milton and Pensacola.
We live here and know every neighborhood nook and cranny. Let us take you on a tour, virtually or in person, of our three favorite northwest Florida cities so you can find the perfect home with the lifestyle you’ve always wanted.
Famous for its beaches of white sand, rich history and quaint downtown area, when you buy a home in Pensacola, you’re only 13 miles from the Alabama state border in the most northwestern city in the Florida Panhandle. With gorgeous sea views everywhere you look, this coastal city offers its residents a high-quality outdoor lifestyle, top-rated healthcare, a strong employment market, luxury waterfront homes, as well as very affordable neighborhoods set back a bit from the coastline. The current population is estimated to be approximately 54,000 persons. Wikipedia CC by TheCustomOfLife
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As the county seat of Santa Rosa County, Milton is located at the geographic center of the area, and currently has a population of about 10,000 people. Incorporated under Florida law, the community’s origins date back to the 1500’s; so, when you buy a home in Milton, you’ll be living in one of the oldest cities in Florida. With an attractive downtown area housing many historic buildings, Milton residents also can enjoy the beautiful Blackwater River with cool shallow waters that are perfect for kayaking and canoeing.
One of the fastest growing communities in Florida, Pace is ideally situated in between Pensacola and Milton, and we want to let you know why we love it so much! For more detailed information about houses for sale and activities in Pace, read on…
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If you are looking for a city in a perfect location in the Florida panhandle, then you need look no further than Pace in Santa Rosa County.
Whatever your reasons for moving to this very special part of Northwest Florida, whether it’s for retirement, a better place to raise your family, or relocation to a NAS military base nearby, we are here for you as soon as you are ready to look for a home for sale in Pace.
Whether you are looking for a gated community, senior living homes, an apartment, a house with a pool, a single-family home near the best schools, or land for sale to build your own dream house, we work tirelessly with you and for you to find your new residence in Santa Rosa County.
With many years as professional real estate agents, we have the expertise and in-depth local knowledge on the latest property market trends in Pace and the surrounding communities, including Pensacola and Milton, to quickly find your perfect home.
If you’re ready to look for properties right now, use our advanced real estate search tool to find homes, condos, land and foreclosure properties available in the area. It’s easy to use and updated by the official Realtor®'s database every 15 minutes.
You can also browse our featured listings of all the homes that we represent, which include our most recently listed properties. Call us today and we’ll make sure you find out about a great property deal that matches your dream as soon as it comes available.
Contact Grand Realty by phone at (850) 512-1185 or send me an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
We also specialize in managing rental properties in Pace, Milton and Pensacola, providing all the services you need to lease and maintain your Florida real estate investments.
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Our professional management services include a comprehensive rental marketing plan, routine property inspections, tenant screening, rent collection, and a 24/7 maintenance service.
We keep on top of all the legislative issues facing both tenants and owners so you can relax in the knowledge that we are making sure your rental property is complying with all federal, state and regional tenant/landlord laws.
Our mission is to provide the most complete and professional Pensacola Property Management in Santa Rosa County.
When selling your house or property, finding a local real estate professional who knows how to market your home is the most important thing you can do to maximize the potential return on your investment
Our expert realtors have their finger on the pulse of the local property market trends in your neighborhood and will help you determine the best asking price.
At Grand Realty we will work with you to create an exclusive marketing plan including internet exposure, radio advertising, open houses, and more to ensure your home gets all the exposure it deserves.
Find out more about our home selling process and how to get your property ready for us to market using the best real estate agents in Pace.
With quick access to the beautiful sandy beaches and emerald waters of the Gulf, a great climate for outdoor activities, plus a laid-back pace of life, you will fall in love with the close, small-town community feel of this city.
Many people move to Florida for this reason alone! Florida residents pay no state income tax which means you keep more of your income in your pocket. Florida earns its tax revenue instead from sales tax and tourism tax that the millions of tourists provide whenever they visit our beautiful state.
The real estate market in Pace offers many types of homes from apartments to single-family homes to luxury gated communities, so there are plenty of affordable housing options for families with school-age children, retirees, water sports enthusiasts, and millennials alike at much lower prices than some areas of nearby Pensacola.
At the end of 2021, the median home value was $186,000 and the median rent was $1,092 per month.
With the strong population and economic growth experienced in Pace over the past 10 years, it’s no wonder that at the end of 2021, the unemployment rate was down at just 4% which is almost half the U.S. national rate! High employment opportunities always value to your home sale or purchase. Top employment sectors in the area include medical and healthcare services, military, hospitality, tourism, retail and education.
When moving to a new town or city, it’s important that you know the area has good quality healthcare systems in place that is easily accessible, especially if you have a young family or are in your retirement years.
Pace has several good hospitals and medical centers within easy reach, including the top-rated West Florida Hospital in Pensacola which is just a 10-minute drive from most neighborhoods.
With all the benefits of city living, but retaining a small suburban town feel on the emerald coast of Florida, Pace is a truly wonderful place to live, especially for families who love the outdoor life and all year-round sunshine!
Located between the cities of Pensacola and Milton in North Florida, Pace is ideally situated for cultural activities, water sports, for military families whose members proudly serve the U.S. at the NAS Whiting Field military base, and for students attending the University of West Florida nearby.
Often referred to as the western gateway to Santa Rosa County, our special city is home to the Pace Patriots, and has a great selection of very affordable homes with one of the lowest costs of living in the state.
The city is justly proud of its schools, family-friendly values, excellent sports and recreation facilities, and numerous parks, along with many other amenities. Pace enjoys a low crime rate as well, making it one of the safest places for you and your family to live in Florida.
There are plenty of restaurants in Pace, and for more excitement, the bustling coastal city of Pensacola is just 15 miles away with plenty of bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants, as well as the fabulous white sandy beaches it is so famous for. Just picture it, when you are living in Pace, you have the advantage of some of the most reasonable home prices in Florida, and with just a short drive you’re sitting on a beautiful sandy beach that rival the best coastlines in the world.
As you would expect with a city located in “The Sunshine State,” Pace has a great climate year-round, although it stays green with frequent light showers. On average Pace has 229 sunny days per year against the US average of 205 sunny days. The temperature ranges from a high in summer of around 91 F to a winter low of 41 F on average.
Named after the Georgia businessman, James G. Pace, who bought and re-built a local timber mill in 1907. This formerly rural community was first called Floridatown or Pea Ridge, which are still used today for two neighborhoods in the city. As the town’s structure and employment expanded and the population grew, it officially received its current name, Pace, in 1912. In the last 40 years, the city’s growth has really taken off, and the town has now grown into a thriving suburb of Pensacola.
If you’re relocating after being assigned to a new post in the area, Pace is perfectly positioned for both military and civilian personnel who work at the local NAS bases nearby.
Naval Air Station Whiting Field is located 15 miles to the northeast and is just a 30-minute commute from most neighborhoods.
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The Pensacola Naval Air Station is 23 miles away just the other side of the city to the south-west, again an easily commutable distance for people who live in Pace.
Our community is very friendly, family orientated, and welcoming of military personnel, as well as the many veterans who choose to retire here after completing their military careers.
Pace has some of the top-performing public schools in the Santa Rosa County School district, which is one of the best school districts in the state according to the Florida Department of Education.
There are schools to cater to all ages including:
All the schools are rated highly and our city is committed to providing the best education for its local student population.
For higher education, there are several colleges and universities nearby:
Whatever your passion, it’s likely you can find all you need in or around the city, especially if you like anything involving water!
With several rivers and parks nearby, there is plenty to do if you like hiking, camping, fishing, boating, canoeing, and the beautiful outdoors.
Local rivers with recreation sites include:
As you would expect, being located on the Gulf Coast of Florida there are plenty of nearby beaches and waterways to indulge in activities on the water including:
There are lots of fabulous white sandy beaches along the Emerald Coast with the nearest beaches at Pensacola such as:
If golf is your passion, then Pace has 2 great courses nearby with Stonebrook on the outskirts of Pace and Tanglewood located in Milton.
There are also many more excellent golf courses in and around Pensacola, so if you’re a fan, a novice, a player or a pro, you’ll have plenty of choices!
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