Top Ten reasons to move to Myrtle Beach.

Dated: July 17 2020

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People love Myrtle Beach, SC.  It's longstanding history as a 'go to' family vacation spot as for some, turned into a new lifestyle of vacation living.  Our population is growing at higher rates than most cities and is unlikely to slow down with the new construction communities being built and housing demand. Factors like our low cost of living, wealth of things to see and do, our ocean front location and sense of community makes Myrtle Beach more than just a tourist destination. 


 1) Vacation

Awesome lifestyle. Just because you are not on vacations doesn't mean you can't choose to live a vacation lifestyle. Living in the Myrtle Beach area, making each day count is easy as the area offers access to thousands of resturants, attractions and entertainment options. There are countless reasons to get out and explore our area and things to do as a local homeowner.

2) Home Prices

Affordable home prices that don't break your bank account. Whether you're investing in a second home or a vacation home to rent out when not using yourself, or considering a year round residence, our real estate offers affordaable prices and an array of amenities from beach, pool, golf and more. Recent research of our local real estate market shows an increasing # of homes sold and prices remaining steady. We can provide you the latest information on available homes, condo's, 2nd homes and more for the entire Grand Strand area.

3) Southern Hospitality

There's a reason that over 20 million visitors visit come to Myrtle Beach each year. People are what make our communities special, you'll find our neighbors with the best southern hospitality; it's what makes our state so popular. 

4) Health Care

With a significant retirement population already enjoying life among our shorelines, those concerned about health care can be rest assured that our area has award winning medical centers and physicians with the best technology and treatment available. 

5) Beaches

60 miles of sandy shores! Our beaches are the main attraction for visitors and locals alike. With 60 miles of uniterrupted coastline from Little River to Georgetown,SC along the Atlantic Ocean, there is much to see. Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park offer miles of trails, camping, fisshing, bird and wildlife viewing, and so much more!

6) Employment

With nearly 70,000 area jobs dependent on tourism, those looking to move to Myrtle Beach can certainly look to this industry to help support their lifestyle.

7) Weather

Trade in those boots for flip flops and our beautiful weather and white sandy beaches. Our average temp is 74 degrees and we average over 215 sun filled days each year!

8) Low Taxes + low Cost of Living= more fun

Our low taxes means more money in your wallet to enjoy our easy going lifestyle. Our property taxes are among the lowest in the country. Our total cost of living is lower than the national average by 7%. SC is named one of the most tax friendly states to move to and historically one of the top locations to retire to.

9) Educational Opportunities

Public, Private, Parochial and Charter schools, two Universities, a techinical college and several area trade schools provide a wealth of opportunity to fit your educational needs. Horry County Schools are acclaimed and hold a competitive advantage on both state and local levels.

10) Community

We offer plenty of places to get involved in and make a difference. It's so rewarding to spend time helping others and giving back all while meeting and making new friendships. From religious organizations to arts groups, professional associations and community service groups as well as medical facilities. Theres always a need for friendly volunteers to help make a difference.  There are plenty of activities, both in local master communities and in the local towns and cities, get as involved as you'd like.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina- The US News and World Report in 2018 named Myrtle Beach as the top destination in the country where people chose to move to.

So what are you waitng for?

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Marvin Heyd

Marvin Heyd is the Broker In Charge at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Myrtle Beach Real Estate. Marvin has been actively involved in all aspects of Real Estate during his career, from residential de....

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