Myrtle Beach Condos - Why Wouldn't You Want To!Topic: Investments
Myrtle Beach Condos - With So Much to Do, Why Don't You Live In Myrtle Beach? According to the 2000 census, the Myrtle Beach area is the 13th fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States. Considered by many to the de facto hub of the Grand Strand beach region of the Carolina coasts, around three hundred thousand people call this area home. While the region is a wonderful place to plant roots and raise a family, if you've already 'been there and done that', another option to consider is purchasing Myrtle Beach condos as a retirement home, second Snowbird home, or even a long term real estate investment. After the unique circumstances of the last decade in local real estate, now is the time. Myrtle Beach condos offer owners and residents access to the wealth of activities the Grand Strand region.
Tourism is the biggest industry in Myrtle Beach and the surrounding communities, which means there's always something to do. There are theme parks such as Myrtle Waves, Freestyle Music Park, and Broadway at the Beach. Over 1,900 restaurants grace Myrtle Beach and surrounding towns, as do theatres, dinner theatres, nightclubs, and many tourist shops. The region boasts a regional aquarium, The Carolina Opry musical variety show, and even gambling boats that transport travelers out to international waters for legal Las Vegas-style gambling. For locals and tourists interested in less commercial entertainment and activities there are other options. Of course the biggest attractions are the area's famous beaches, the ocean, and the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway. You can revel in the mild local weather on the beach, or hike the many coastal paths or trails. Power boats, sailing, or jet skis traverse the ocean, waterways, bays and rivers, and are available to rent or own at many local marinas. Golf enthusiasts may want to consider Myrtle Beach condos located on or near one of the 120 local golf courses - Myrtle Beach is, after all, considered the unofficial "Golf Capitol of the World". By purchasing Myrtle Beach condos, you are becoming more than a tourist passing through this beautiful and active region. Whether you're buying a condo as a new home, second home or even an investment in local real estate, you have access and are vested in the hundreds of things to see and do in and around Myrtle Beach.
The things to do include relaxing and doing nothing. Enjoy the mild seasons, beautiful area, and wonderful friendly people. Myrtle Beach is a wonderful place suited to enjoying life.
by Doug Procter, ABR, CREN