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    Are You Ready for Better?

    Is this your year?  Your year to stop dreaming of living near the ocean – and take action for Better?  Well, the good news is there are still affordable places to live near the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. So, it’s possible to have better – this year!

    Affordable Beach Towns

    “Myrtle Beach, SC is still probably one of the best places in terms of affordable beach towns. The longtime beach resort capital of the East Coast has a host of activities for pretty much anyone. More golf courses than you can count, restaurants galore, shops, shows, boating, fishing, you name it and it can probably be done at Myrtle Beach.”  In “Most Affordable Beach Towns by Dave Butler published on The Street.com on Dec. 31, 2019.

    Better What?

    The Myrtle Beach area also called “The Grand Strand” of South Carolina is affordable, but the secret is out. Lots of families have vacationed and made a tons of memories here for years. And, now Baby Boomers are looking for better – a better quality of life, a lower cost of living, a better selection of golf courses, quiet simply a better place to call home.

    The Grand Strand

    The Grand Strand is comprised of a sixty mile stretch of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. It ranges from Little River all the way down to Georgetown and encompasses all the towns

    in between including Murrells Inlet, Surfside Beach, Garden City, North Myrtle Beach and, of course, Myrtle Beach.  Along the Grand Strand, you’ll find an affordable beach town that offers solitude and tranquility.

    However, if you want to be ‘the life of the party,’ Myrtle Beach is the place to be – you can be and enjoy always having something to do.  No shortage of entertainment, sports venues, water activities, shopping and dining – in other words, something for everyone.

    Why is it called Myrtle Beach?

    Around 1900, a contest was held to name the area, and a local suggested honoring the locally abundant shrub, the southern wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera). The Withers post office changed its name to “Myrtle Beach” soon afterward.

    Call Hawkeye Realty to learn more about affordable homes and condos.  843.839.3288.

    Read the complete “Most Affordable Beach Towns” article by DAVE BUTLER here:  https://www.thestreet.com/lifestyle/most-affordable-beachtowns-in-2019-15013799

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