Just across Choctowatchee Bay from Destin is the wonderful little town of Valparaiso. If you are looking to stay away from the bigger crowds who inevitably descend on the Emerald coast of Florida, Valparaiso is the perfect place for it. Located in Okaloosa County and part of the greater Destin metropolitan area, Valparaiso is brimming with things to do. Whether you live here or are on vacation, Valparaiso never disappoints.
There is always pleasant weather here and plenty of down-to-earth folks to talk to. Within Valparaiso itself, there are plenty of outdoor spots and green spaces for relaxing. If you love hiking, fishing, picnicking, boating and more, you will find it all right here.
As for beaches, there are plenty of those in Valparaiso too. You will love to sink your toes into the lush white sugar-sand which is so famous in this part of the state. If this is your first visit to Valparaiso, have a look at some things to do while here.
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Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida
History goes back a long way in northwest Florida. Over the decades, residents have been collecting items which are important to the area. The museum houses extensive collections of textiles, artifacts, and documents, all of which are available to the public. These collections are useful in terms of education and entertainment all year long. There are always events, tours and public programs going on, so be sure to check them out.
The Boathouse Landing Restaurant
When you are hungry, and you want some real, local and delicious food, you will find that at The Boathouse Landing Restaurant. Here, there is something on the menu for everyone’s taste. With seafood, steak, pasta, grilled dishes and more, you will be glad you stopped by.
Jolee Island Nature Park
If you want untamed landscapes and backwater charm, you will find it in Jolee Island Nature Park. Here, you will be astounded at the views of Choctawhatchee Bay and Horseshoe Bayou, all while relaxing away from people and crowds. It is just you and nature all around. Within this beautiful green space, you will find porch swings, a nature area, a pirate-themed children’s playground and one eye-catching wooden bridge to walk over. Hike in peace and quiet at Jolee Island Nature Park.
Just Chute Me Parasailing
If you would rather see things from on high, there is a solution for that too. To see Valparaiso, Destin, and so much of the Emerald Coast go parasailing with Just Chute Me Parasail in close-by Destin. You’ll be 400 feet in the air and have a spectacular view of the beautiful towns and waters all around Valparaiso. High above the water, you will see the view of a lifetime.
Buccaneer Pirate Cruise
Skip right over to nearby Harborwalk Village in Destin for the adventure of a lifetime. Your kids will love being on a real-life pirate ship complete with pirates and hidden treasure. You will be sailing the turquoise crystal waters of the Emerald Coast; all the while being entertained by the captain and his mates. There are pirate-themed activities, singing, dancing, and whooping it up until the boat docks again.
You will love all there is to do in Valparaiso. Do not wait too long to pay a visit or find yourself a property to call your own.
Valparaiso Real Estate
For discerning people looking at both distinguished luxury and affordable Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso, 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.
Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso 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, Valparaiso is an exciting place to live, work, and visit. There are luxury homes for sale in Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso luxury or affordable value add investment home for sale.