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Jacob Watkins

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Jacob Watkins

Jacob has represented my wife and I in two different real estate transactions now. One was for the purchase of a waterfront bay lot and the other was for the sale of our former home, both in Walton County Florida. Jacob negotiated us a fantastic deal for our bay lot that we have built our full time  house on. He also got us top dollar for our home listing on 30A. With both transactions, he was extremely courteous and answered the phone every time I called. What we love about Jacob is he is straight to the point with no unneeded fluff, it really made us trust his opinion more and set a realistic expectation for our buy and sale. He also went way out of his way to show his appreciation for our business after each closing, which meant a lot. We look forward to working with Jacob and referring any of our friends/ family to him as well for their real estate needs

Phillip P.

Jacob brings years of investment, finance, accounting, small business leadership and construction experience to the real estate industry in Florida. Jacob moved to 30A in January of 2013. Raised in Fairhope, Alabama, he attended Auburn University. At Auburn Jacob was involved with a number of organizations and served as Student Government President of the university. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance both from Auburn. After graduating Auburn, Jacob joined the firm of Ernst & Young in Atlanta, GA as a financial consultant. With clients across the US, Jacob gained years of understanding in the finance, account and software world. After moving to Santa Rosa Beach, Jacob used his experience in a number of startups and investment opportunities in which he still participates in an advisory role.

Jacob began his real estate career with a small boutique firm out of Miramar Beach in late 2015. Jacob has continually been a top producer in the market with approximately $70M in career sales. Jacob's 2018 production numbers includes $30M+ in sold volume and $25M+ in listing volume. He has been in the top 30A sold producers year after year! Specializing in the luxury, new construction and new development segments; Jacob has assisted his clients and partners in designing, constructing, marketing and selling their investments. Jacob purchased 30A Realty from Mickey and Alice in fall of 2018.

In addition to owning and managing 30A Realty, Jacob is on the board of two local non-profit organizations: Food for Thought and Sonder Project. He is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Destin, the Walton County Chamber of Commerce and the Auburn University Student Affairs Advisory Board.

Jacob resides in Inlet Beach with his wife Devan. They enjoy boating, fishing, paddle-boarding, time on the beach and bike riding. Some of their favorite 30A establishments include The Summer Kitchen in Rosemary Beach, Amici in 30Avenue, FOOW in Watercolor, Chiringo in Grayton Beach, Basmati’s in Blue Mountain Beach and Great Southern in Seaside!

Contact Jacob
Cellphone 850.797.8694

30A Realty - Seagrove, Florida

4042 East County Highway 30A Unit D, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, 32459

Our 30A Realty - Seagrove Beach office is located directly in the heart of Seagrove approximately 1.5 miles east of Seaside. Open daily, our team on-site real estate experts are ready to assist you. We invite you to come visit anytime!

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