Where should I live for a PCS to Eglin/Hurlburt?

Should I live on base or off base?

This is the most popular question! Eglin and Hurlburt both offer base housing, much of which is brand new. Eglin housing is managed by Corvais and your leadership should be able to direct you toward their offices.

To help you understand your off base options, I will publish market activity reports and neighborhood reports on the largest towns around Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field.

  • Crestview, FL
  • Niceville, FL
  • Valparaiso, FL
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Shalimar, FL
  • Mary Esther, FL
  • Navarre, FL
  • Destin, FL

Find all the PDFs here or click the Research link on the left.

Shutters Real Estate Research
Sample of Shutters Real Estate Research

What kind of information is in the Eglin area reports? 

  • The Market Activity report has statistics about the number of new listings, expired listings, price changes, and the Cliff's Notes version of current listings.
  • The Neighborhood report has statistics about average home prices and size, resident demographics such as education levels and household composition, unemployment rates, and so on.

Where can you find crime information?

Your most reliable source of information is the local police department. One online resource, however, that gives sex offender crime information is Family Watchdog, available at www.familywatchdog.us.

How do I start my home search?

Contact Christine today. You can start you search right here!

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