Destin

Why you'd want to live in Destin

Located in the Florida Panhandle, the City of Destin has a rich historical heritage dating back to American Indian inhabitants as early as the seventh century A.D. Spanish explorers surveyed Florida in 1538. Don Francisco Tapia was commissioned to survey the Florida coast and in 1693, drew the first known map of East Pass and its shores. Destin traces its immediate history to a fisherman, Captain Leonard Destin from New London, Conn., who began sailing and fishing the gulf waters around 1835 and, through series of mishaps, permanently settled in Destin in about 1850-1852. Captain Destin pioneered the fishing industry and Destin has maintained this heritage to the present. With the growth and development of Destin from a small fishing village to a major tourist resort came the need for a local government structure. The City of Destin was originally chartered as a municipality under the laws of the State of Florida in 1984. However, the community of Destin, in existence for more than one hundred and fifty years, has a long history as a fishing village and premier resort destination. Destin is known as the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village." The city houses the largest and most elaborately equipped fishing fleet in the State of Florida. In addition to fishing, recreational opportunities include golf, tennis, and water sports, including diving and snorkeling. The 100 Fathom curve draws closer to Destin than any other spot in Florida providing the speediest deep-water access on the Gulf. via cityofdestin.com

Destin Market Report

$1,255,296

AVERAGE PRICE OF 612 HOMES

$2,148,506

AVERAGE PRICE OF 260 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$1,402,570

AVERAGE PRICE OF 163 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$1,339,413

AVERAGE PRICE OF 500 HOMES WITH A POOL

$689,100

AVERAGE PRICE OF 19 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $1,255,296
Avg Bedrooms 2.91 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.81 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $438,403
2 bedrooms $558,472
3 bedrooms $1,108,474
4 bedrooms $1,475,764
5 bedrooms $2,460,674
Destin Home Price Trends
  10/2022 9/2022 8/2022 7/2022 6/2022
Total Listings 641 655 647 640 n/a
Average Price $1,261,223 $1,252,191 $1,271,227 $1,295,834 n/a
Avg Price Change +0.72% -1.52% -1.94% n/a n/a
Median Price $848,667 $840,027 $826,811 $836,717 n/a
Med Price Change +1.03% +1.60% -1.20% n/a n/a
Avg Bedrooms 2.93 beds 2.72 beds 2.7 beds 2.62 beds n/a
Avg Bathrooms 2.71 baths 2.39 baths 2.57 baths 2.66 baths n/a
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Destin 249 $1,123,302 109 days
Fort Walton Beach 357 $1,353,029 284 days
Ft Walton Beach 4 $1,064,600 33 days
Not A Local School 1 $450,000 14 days
South Walton 1 $800,000 21 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 612 $1,255,296 120 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 260 $2,148,506 172 days
Newly Built Homes 163 $1,402,570 513 days
Homes with a Pool 500 $1,339,413 135 days
Reduced Price Homes 19 $689,100 93 days
Hurd Real Estate & Company
Gene Hurd
90 Spires Lane, Unit 6A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
850-565-0018
Amanda Hurd
850-375-3570

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