Gulf Coast Real Estate Info - CondoInvestment.com

Updated on 8/9/18

Quick fly-by of the Hangout Music Festival on Saturday, May 19th 2018.  While gathering video for Island Winds East condos and Phoenix All-Suites West, we took a quick peak at the Music Festival.  Find additional Gulf Shores condo info along with other aerial videos and helpful local info on our website.  And visit our Facebook page @gulfcondos.

 

Hangout Music Fest Info -  Skip to find parking info, musical lineups, nearby condo locations, acceptable items, things to do and shuttle service info.

The Hangout Music Festival is preparing for its 9th annual gathering in downtown Gulf Shores, AL at Gulf Place.  The event was first proposed in November of 2009 and shortly after, Deepwater Horizon made headlines

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New Update - September 9th, 2018

Since the original, "Phoenix Condos on the Alabama Gulf Coast" blog post, there's been a new Phoenix project released - Phoenix Gulf Towers

Aerial Video of Phoenix Gulf Towers Construction Site

Phoenix Condos on the Alabama Gulf Coast

If you are an Alabama native or from the Gulf Coast area then you have most likely heard of the “Phoenix Condos".  This popular succession of beachfront developments have dominated the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach skylines for over 30 years.  Phoenix's first condo complex, Phoenix I, was built in the mid-1980s during a period when the Alabama coast was experiencing a major boom in condominium construction.  Throughout the decade, these condominiums were primarily

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The 2018 NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championships in beautiful and sunny Gulf Shores, Alabama

Gulf Shores is gearing up for the return of the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championships taking place this Friday through Sunday.  The collegiate teams from all over the U.S. will compete at the main public beaches at Gulf Place on the sugar-white beaches with the Gulf of Mexico serving as a beautiful backdrop.  This family-friendly event is hosted by the City of Gulf Shores, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Out of 69 NCAA institutions, a total of eight teams were selected from around the country and include Florida International University, Pepperdine, University of Southern California,

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Aerial labeled condos in East Beach - Downtown Gulf Shores AL

If no box / thumbnail is below then there's no current listings in that building.  Tap Read for basic info and tap the link to view current listings / condos for sale.

Aerial labeled image of East Beach condos in downtown Gulf Shores Alabama

Looking for a more comprehensive collection of condos for sale in Gulf Shores, AL?  Our main sales page has every condo in the entire city listed along with helpful sales info and numerous links.  For example, find recently SOLD Gulf Shores condos and floor plans and aerial videos for many of the condominiums and rental revenue for each building.

The majority of Gulf Shores condos in East

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I was out gathering video of a new listing the other day - a small lot on West Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  I was approached by someone who had left work to come speak with me.  I first noticed him from about 70 yards away.  He was walking in my direction and by 30 yards, he was definitely coming to talk with me.  After reaching me, the first thing said was - "the latest invasion of our privacy, right there!".  This hasn't been uncommon since I bought a drone and I've been approached with animosity before.

While I'm often inclined to say as little as possible, especially when the initial contact offers a tone of contempt and aggravation, this time I decided to try and share some insight.  I simply replied to the man, "Let me show you something".  I

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mullet-toss-flora-bama

Tens of thousands will make their way to the Alabama Florida state-line to partake in the region's largest beach party, Flora-Bama's Annual Interstate Mullet Toss.  This legendary event featuring a fish-throwing competition and three-day beach bash has been an ongoing tradition for more than three decades.  Drawing in a crowd of more than 35,000 attendees from all over the country, it is no surprise hotel rooms and condos are booked months and even a year out!  The competition takes place on the beach with fellow tossers standing inside a 10-foot circle on the Florida side.  Each competitor grabs a mullet, weighing approximately one pound, from the bucket and throws it as far as they can over the state-line onto the Alabama side.  Awards are given out

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Perdido Dunes Tower

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The Perdido Dunes Tower is the latest condominium planned for the beaches of the Alabama Gulf Coast in Orange Beach.  This new low-density complex will feature two units per floor with an East and West-end corner unit;  find floor plans.  Large wraparound balconies will ensure great views of the surrounding area including Perdido Pass.  The pass is the only entrance to the Gulf of Mexico for miles making this a high-traffic area for boats.  Numerous public marinas along with private boat slips sit in this area of Orange Beach and promote the traffic through Perdido Pass.  Some of the larger marinas include San Roc Cay, Zeke's Landing and the Orange Beach Marina is just across Cotton

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Be careful of FREE tools

This is intended for webmasters and real estate website owners

Webmaster logo for RealtorsWhen Zillow, Realtor.com, Trulia and other large real estate portals advertise "free" tools, there's a cost - a very big one.  While there may not be a place to enter your credit card number or a request for your billing address, these sites didn't reach the top of Google's search results by accident.  Although they're good sites, full of information and easy-to-use software with huge marketing budgets, their most effective marketing tactic isn't something they discuss.  In fact, unless you've read the fine print within their terms and conditions, you've probably never heard of how they take advantage of unsuspecting professionals.

Anytime a mortgage calculator,

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fort-morgan-bird-banding

Over the next few months, thousands of feathery visitors will be arriving on the beaches of Fort Morgan and surrounding Gulf Coast. The spring migration peaks in April as over 300 species of birds travel from Central and South America to their breeding grounds in North America and Canada.  A majority of the birds use the Mississippi Flyway, one of the four North American migratory routes, to make their way northward along the Mississippi River.  The Fort Morgan peninsula, Dauphin Island, and nearby barrier islands serve as important stopovers for them to rest and refuel from their long, treacherous journey over the Gulf of Mexico.

This biannual phenomenon is studied by scientists and research groups all over the nation through the practice of bird

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gulf-coast-festivals

Spring is here and it's time to enjoy warmer temperatures and the outdoors in beautiful Baldwin County!  We have been eagerly waiting for the days of long-lasting sunshine, colorful camellias and azaleas, and fun-filled activities with friends and family.  Over the next several months, a number of exciting events and festivals are in store for the area with many not costing you a dime to attend.  Check out our list of popular events taking place in Baldwin County and start making plans with your favorite people!  Whether it's a fish-throwing competition, a never-ending beach party with world famous musicians, or a downtown festival celebrating local artwork and culture - there is something for everyone, no matter the age, to enjoy!

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