Broker Associate | Founding Agent
License # BK3422610
Buying a home at the beach should be fun!
Buying a beach house isn’t a one size fits all experience. With so many moving pieces it helps to have someone who can set you up for success. From finding a community that fits your family’s unique personality and lifestyle to connecting you with trusted local vendors. Let me handle the details so you can get busy making memories.
Whether you are looking to get your first piece of the beach or you are upgrading your investment. Tell me your why and I can help you with the how, preferably sitting somewhere with a view.
I’m Meghan and I live, work, and play on 30A. I grew up in Germantown, TN and have been vacationing here on the Emerald Coast for my whole life. In 2016 my husband and I realized that we were worn down by the rat race and needed a change. For us, that change was packing up everything and living life on our terms at the beach.
I have been involved in all things real estate since 2003. In my time as a commercial agent in Phoenix, I managed, leased, and sold millions of square feet of commercial space while learning how to flex my negotiating muscles. I developed and patented Keasy Lock, and keyless lock technology to help manage access to properties. I am proud to be Co-Principal of Beach Collective and Founding Agent of Compass 30A. When I am not helping clients buy and sell real estate, I enjoy working with my husband to find, fix and flip homes. Hello, HGTV, call me!
They say you shouldn’t mix business with pleasure but I am most proud of the relationships that are built through the home buying and selling process. Here is what some of these new friends have to say.
"Meghan is the most amazing, charismatic, honest, thorough, organized and professional REALTOR® we have ever worked with and we have bought and sold many homes over the years. We were selling our vacation rental and wanted a REALTOR® who could really market our Unit and who also knows all the nuances of the area. This was the most stress-less selling experience we ever experienced! We will only use Meghan Martinez, Beach Collective for all our future real estate needs."
"Meghan is fantastic! She spent more than 2 years working with us to find our home in Watersound. We had very specific requirements and we were not willing to compromise on our wants. Through it all Megan worked diligently to find the home that would meet all of our expectations. I can't say enough positive things about Meghan! I wouldn't work with any other agent. Call Meghan!"
"Meghan Martinez helped our family find our dream home here in Santa Rosa Beach. The market for finding a home here is very difficult right now but she made us feel like we were top priority and she was able to understand what we wanted and help us find it. She is available to answer questions and her knowledge of the market is incredible. I HIGHLY recommend you use her when either buying or selling a home. She also adds a personal touch to the buying experience by getting to know you and your family. Throughout the experience she put our needs first and went to bat for us on several occasions. When buying a home you obviously hope for the best but need to plan for the worst. If things get tricky or go south you will be glad you have Meghan as your REALTOR®."
"Meghan brokered the sale of our home expertly, efficiently and we sold it to the perfect buyer without ever even going on the market! Both parties felt extremely lucky to have Meghan working the deal. She made the process extremely easy and navigated the needs of all parties with an effortless blend of personal warmth and operational excellence. That is rare to find. She’s one of a kind and we are so blessed to have had her working on our behalf and helping us through the sale. Her experience, knowledge, professionalism and work ethic are top notch. On a personal level she is kind, thoughtful and genuine and I’m grateful to now call her my friend!! Thank you Meg!!"
"I had a very short time frame due to a 1031 and I had never even visited the 30A area. I was looking for a short term rental in a beach area that would provide good investment returns but also something my family would enjoy. I connected with Meghan and could immediately tell she was a local expert. She provided me with FaceTime tours, videos and gave me her unbiased opinion even if it meant more work for her. We went under contract without ever seeing the area—that’s how comfortable we felt after a few video conferences with Meghan. We’re now happy owners and utilizing some of the local contractors that Meghan recommended."
"Meghan far exceeded my expectations! Amazing communication, extremely knowledgeable about a niche market, great negotiation skills and so resourceful with anything we needed outside of just the real estate transaction. She has knowledge of everything from the best handyman to the best places for dinner in town. She was also beyond patient with our family while we learned the area and market for over a year, and treated us like friends throughout the process! Thank you for helping find us our piece of paradise in 30A!"
"I introduced myself to Meghan after eavesdropping on her conversation at the nail salon. I thought, from her conversation, that she was the type of person we would want to do business with, and I was right! Meghan guided us through the sale of our home spectacularly. She went above and beyond getting the "win-win" deal put together and got us to closing ahead of time! I strongly recommend Meghan Martinez, she knows what she is doing and gets things done!"
"Meghan is the best REALTOR® we have ever used! She is professional and understands the market on 30-A. We bought a house using her services without stepping inside. She was instrumental in providing live video, photos, and insight. We fully trusted her and she made our dream home a reality! She is so engaged in the home buying journey and makes the process stress free. She uses her fabulous personality to engage everyone in feeling comfortable and truly becomes a trusted friend. We will use Meghan in the future should we need to buy another home one day. We would look forward to working with her again. She’s an absolute gem!"
"Meghan is extremely knowledgeable of the 30A real estate market. She’s a great communicator. She is helpful especially for those who live out of town. She was the “boots in the ground” for our final walk through and did a great job helping us. She has a great list of vendors and that helps a lot when you are not familiar with the area or quality contractors. Bonus her new homeowner gifts are amazing!!! I loved the 30A bag and all the goodies inside. Thank Meghan for all your help."
"Meghan was professional, kind, and honest. She was extremely efficient and I enjoyed working with her on the sale of my property. She used a win win approach to negotiate a fair price for both us and the buyer."
"Meghan was amazing and took the stress out of the entire negotiation and transaction. She went above and beyond, ensuring every single detail was taken care of. She even continues to make sure everything goes smooth post-closing. She is an expert on 30A and negotiated a very fair price as well. Can’t say enough about her expertise and professionalism. Hands down most comprehensive REALTOR® I have ever worked with."
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