Located in Okaloosa County, Fort Walton Beach is a regular tourist attraction. Known for its beautiful beaches and family-friendly fun, this city is home to about 20,000 people. There is so much to see and do here and this short list is just the beginning.
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Willy Willy’s Adventure Zone
Have yourself a blast at Willy Willy’s. You will need at least a whole day to do everything that is here to do. There is Bumper Wars Bumper Boats, Urban Assault Laser Tag, T-Rex Island Adventure Golf, Hatchling Haven Kiddie Golf, The Tree Top Challenge, The 4D Movie Experience, Ptero Jump, and lots of food along the way. This is an adventure you do not want to miss.
Indian Temple Mound Museum
This historic museum pays homage to the 12,000 years of Native American occupation before European settlers came to the Florida Panhandle. Most of the artifacts found here are from about 1000 years ago, and there are also prehistoric exhibits to see too. Here, you will find beautiful collections of prehistoric ceramics and artifacts of shell, clay, bone, and stone. They all have a story to tell. This is one of Fort Walton Beach’s most popular destinations.
For a trip back in time, why not head out to James W. “Jimmy” Hayes’ Goofy Golf. It has been here since 1958 and you will love playing a fine game of golf while having a blast of a good time. There are two 17-hole courses, and both share the 18th hole, which is called “The Snake’s Mouth.” Be sure not to miss the T-Rex Hammy, who fell down in pieces years ago, only to be repaired in time for you to make Goofy Golf a fun memory.
If you simply must shop while on vacation, be sure not to miss Uptown Station, Fort Walton Beach’s premier shopping mall. Here you will find over 60 national and specialty stores with lots of dining choices thrown in. One of the best areas of Uptown Station is Central Park, where kids can enjoy their own amazing playground and adults can sit and relax for a while. Located in the heart of Fort Walton Beach.
Fort Walton Beach Golf Club
This spectacular golf club offers two championship courses, The Pines Course, which is 6,800 yards, and The Oaks Course, which is 6,400 yards. Both offer real challenges and great tournaments all year long. Here you can also enjoy a large restaurant, driving range, and a golf shop. There are many golf courses in and around Fort Walton Beach, but why not experience two of the very best.
Air Force Armament Museum
The Air Force Armament Museum presents a history of guns, missiles, rockets, bombs, and aircraft, all of which were used by the Air Force in WWII, and in the Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars. Inside you will see vintage aircraft, a large collection of weaponry, as well as interactive cockpit simulators. Outside, take a look at the fastest plane ever built – the SR-71 Blackbird.
Fort Walton Beach might be a beach town, but it offers so much more when you are there. Find out why so many Floridians call it home.
Fort Walton Beach Real Estate
For discerning people looking at both distinguished luxury and affordable homes for sale in Fort Walton Beach, let Rodos Advisors powered by eXp guide you in the process. Our listings range from impressive homes and condos to value-add investment opportunities. All require discriminating attention to detail, which is a hallmark of Rodos Realty’s client service.
The greater Fort Walton Beach area offers the finest in luxury waterfront estates and bayfront homes on the Gulf. Rodos Realty, works in select markets throughout the southeastern United States, including here on the Emerald Coast of Florida.
Rodos philosophy and focus centers around timing, cost, quality, and innovative value enhancement.
As a privately held real estate company with headquarters in Atlanta, GA, for decades Rodos has been both a principal and agent involved in all facets of real estate operations, including investment sales, development, asset management, leasing, and property management. Through an acute understanding of real estate finance, we formulate business strategies that maximize property values while at the same time limiting investment risks.
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Let Rodos be your agent when looking to purchase or sell a home or condo. We will make the process hassle-free and always strive for excellence in delivering results for our clients.
Current Market Conditions in the Fort Walton Beach Area
Whether you are buying or selling it is imperative to know the current real estate conditions affecting underlying economics and pricing.
The Northwest Florida residential real estate market remains h3. In Fort Walton Beach, values are still appreciating and sales volume is high. Residential remains a “seller’s market.” Buyers can find attractive opportunities but must act quickly as the better priced properties do not stay available for very long.
Fort Walton Beach homes with waterfront or beachfront never last long. When comparing deals all along the Gulf Coast, prices are more affordable versus what is found in beach communities in other parts of Florida, including East and South Florida.
The Emerald Coast of northwest Florida is a thriving, beautiful place. Visitors come here on vacation and often desire to stay permanently. There is constant sales activity with all types of homes and real estate throughout the Fort Walton Beach area. With much to do and so many communities to choose from, allow Rodos to provide our expertise to successfully assist you in navigating the sales, leasing and property management process.
Buying/Selling Opportunities for Fort Walton Beach Properties
At Rodos Advisors powered by eXp, we focus on client experience and customer service. Rodos markets luxury well-located, ready to move-in properties, but is also intuitive about opportunities in need of renovation or repositioning in the market today.
By identifying market trends and understanding national and regional investment dynamics, Rodos is uniquely positioned to consult on ways to structure an investment with a unique blend of equity and debt capital. We see opportunities in the marketplace that others may be missing.
Situated along the Gulf Coast of Florida, Fort Walton Beach is an exciting place to live, work, and visit. There are luxury homes for sale in Fort Walton Beach and many other exclusive areas and communities all along this beautiful section of Florida.
We Offer You High Level Advisory Services
There are many ways clients benefit from the expertise of Rodos Realty. In everything we do, customer service is our highest priority. When considering real estate investment and sales or searching for better solutions in leasing and managing properties in the Fort Walton Beach area, know that Rodos can help you with:
- Seller and Buyer representation
- Permit Expedition
- Fee Development
- Landlord and Tenant representation
- Due Diligence discovery
- Construction Management
Our services also include:
- Market Analysis – comprehensive data with comparable sales and rents, demographic reports, highest and best uses of property to maximize value
- Financial Analysis – sourcing lenders and equity providers, underwriting, and structure of capital stack (debt and equity)
- Review of Legal Matters (with your attorney) – title review, vendor service contracts, easements, restrictions and covenants
Rodos Realty regional office is conveniently located on the Emerald Coast Parkway directly across from Mid-Bay Bridge and Destin Commons in Destin. Since its inception, Rodos Realty is built on a foundation based upon character and integrity. Let us guide you to find the perfect Fort Walton Beach luxury or affordable value add investment home for sale.