With a population of just over 700, Shalimar is a small community town situated in Okaloosa County. Despite its small size, it has plenty to offer its residents, particularly if the outdoor lifestyle is what draws you in.
The Gulf Coast is renowned for its white powder sand beaches and there are plenty in close proximity. When living in Shalimar, you can take advantage of living in a small community, but with all the amenities you could ever wish for a short drive away.
Close to Destin
Shalimar is less than seven miles from Destin, a much larger town with a bustling nightlife and full of activities. If you want urban conveniences, Destin has it all.
In addition to urban life, Destin also boasts gorgeous beaches filled with a plethora of water sports, as well as the Destin Boardwalk, a place jam-packed with shopping, eating, and entertainment options.
Speaking of shopping, you will be hard pushed to find better options elsewhere. So, if you live in Shalimar, you will have amazing stores and boutiques right at your fingertips.
A Golf Lover’s Delight
Golf lovers will particularly appreciate living here, as there are several challenging and world-renowned golf courses in the area. Shalimar itself has had its own course, the Shalimar Pointe Golf and Country Club. Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur or a seasoned pro, you will find something to suit your experience level.
Enjoy the Parks
Shalimar has two parks, Meigs Park, and Combs Park. Both offer the opportunity to take a gentle stroll and enjoy the view. Combs Park in particular is a great spot for the community to get together on a summer evening. It has children’s play areas, BBQ/picnic spots, basketball and volleyball courts, and outdoor exercise equipment.
Life on the Water
One thing is for sure, the area is teeming with underwater life. This makes it a prime spot for fishing enthusiasts. There are many day tours allowing you to discover the best fishing areas, or you can take your own boat onto the water, relax, and fish to your heart’s content.
Other water-based activities are also available nearby. You can take up paddle boarding, swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, and kayaking, all locally. This makes Shalimar a great place to live if you love fresh sea air, dolphins, and water sports.
Shalimar is an ideal location because it benefits from having all the touristic amenities within a short distance, without suffering the issues that mass tourism brings. It is in that sweet spot between busier towns where a close community vibe can be experienced without the hassle of dealing with hordes of out-of-towners all the time. Shalimar is a great destination for young families, or an older generation that is seeking a peaceful, safe lifestyle that is close to the water.
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Shalimar Real Estate
For discerning people looking at both distinguished luxury and affordable Shalimar real estate let Rodos Realty Advisors guide you in the process. Our listings range from impressive homes for sale to value-add investment opportunities. All require discriminating attention to detail, which is a hallmark of Rodos Realty’s client service.
The greater Shalimar 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.
How Rodos Realty Advisors Work?
Rodos targets fee simple real estate that Rodos can marshal together its investment, development, redevelopment, leasing and property management expertise with the goal of providing innovative value enhancement.
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 Shalimar 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 strong. In Shalimar, 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.
Shalimar 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 Shalimar 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 Shalimar Properties
At Rodos Realty Advisors, 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, Shalimar is an exciting place to live, work, and visit. There are luxury homes for sale in Shalimar 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 Shalimar 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 Shalimar luxury or affordable value add investment home for sale.