Gulf Shores Real Estate
If you enjoy emerald green water, sugar white sand, excellent fishing and a warm climate year-round, you might want to look for some Gulf Shores real estate in Baldwin County Alabama. In the past couple years Baldwin County has become one of the fastest growing areas in Alabama. As a result, there are several new condos, townhomes, and other properties in the area for buyers to choose from. Depending on the square footage and location, 2 bed and 2 bath homes can cost anywhere from $250,000 to $2,000,000 though.
That's why it would probably be wise to consult a Gulf Shores Realtor if you are serious about buying real estate in the area. In addition to knowing the latest listings on the market, a Realtor can help limit your choices based on budget, personal preferences and needs in addition to guiding you through negotiations and closing.
Gulf Shores, A Wise InvestmentGulf Shores real estate is a wise investment for many reasons. First, the area is growing at an exceptional rate which will lead to appreciate and a large number of interested buyers. Second, Gulf Shores is one of the only two seaside resorts in the state of Alabama. Third, the whole city has conformed to higher standards of construction since hurricanes Ivan and Katrina. And fourth, there are always plenty of "snowbirds" from northern areas who are eager to rent out your property whenever you aren't using it. Whether Gulf Shores becomes a permanent home for your family or profitable investment property, you will love spending days on the beach with the quartz sand sparkling in the sun or walking through the city enjoying the local attractions.
Living in Gulf Shores
As far as demographics are concerned, Gulf Shores is mostly populated by residents between the ages of twenty-five and sixty-four. As a result, only one fifth of the families in the area have children eighteen years or younger living with them. In spite of this, there is still an elementary school, middle school, high school and community college serving the area. The median income for households and families in the area is usually between $41,000 and $51,000. This means that a large number of Americans can probably afford to live in this beautiful area.
Gulf Shores Entertainment
When you buy Gulf Shores real estate, entertainment is never very far away either. Spend the day walking through shops or sampling the cuisine at coastal restaurants. Take it easy for a day on local golf courses or take exciting rides at a water park. Or, there are civil war sites to be toured, museums to visit, theater companies to patronize and a wealth of coastal activities to choose from. For example, you can go on a dolphin watch, parasail, enjoy sea fishing, go bird watching, or simply lounge on the beach and swim. Â If you have young children or you really enjoy animals, it might also be fun to spend a day at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.
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