5 Reasons to Buy a Condo In Panama City Beach
September 23, 2016
Many people dream about waking up to the sound of crashing waves or finishing the day with dinner overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. And those dreams can become a reality when you purchase a condo in Panama City Beach â€“ as either your only home or second home. Buying a condo in Panama City Beach also provides new residents several different lifestyle options and an opportunity to become a ‘local’ in one of Florida’s most popular beach towns.
Read on to learn five more reasons why a Panama City Beach condo may be right for you:
You Can Pick Your Location
Panama City Beach houses dozens of condominium complexes throughout its 27 miles of white sand beaches. Did you know not all of them are located in high-traffic areas? That’s right, when purchasing a Panama City Beach condo, you can choose an area that best suits you and your needs.
If you want a four-bedroom located near popular Front Beach Road, you’ll find it. If you prefer a smaller home in more remote spot further down the coast, you have options, too. In addition, those who make the move also enjoy year-round beach views, proximity to hundreds of attractions and events, as well as a mild climate. When it’s time to venture away from the city, you’ll also have easy access to the 30A-South Walton area, located just north of Panama City Beach.
If the location isn’t enough to tempt you, Panama City Beach has also won numerous accolades from big names in the travel industry. Recent awards include:
- Worldâ€™s Most Instagrammed Beaches â€“ Refinery29.com, 2016
- The 10 Best Beaches in Florida â€“ CondeNastTraveler.com, 2016
- The Southâ€™s Best Beaches â€“ SouthernLiving.com, 2016
- 10 Beaches to Visit Now â€“ National Geographic Traveler, 2016
- Top 10 U.S. Beaches â€“ TripAdvisor, 2016
Enjoy Better Retirement Options
Those looking to spend their golden years beachfront should consider a condo in Panama City Beach. Many would agree that Florida is the location for retirees, as more than 61,000 seniors moved to Florida each year from 2010-2013. Additionally, the state continues to rank in the top five places where retirees move according to CNBC (2015 report).
Owning a Panama City Beach condo not only allows retirees to live beachside, but also offers other benefits. In a condominium complex, retirees have more safety and security as well as a home that requires less up-keep than a traditional home. There are no yards and grounds to up-keep, and retirees can enjoy more free time to try new things. In addition to better amenities and security, a condo can also can accommodate relatives and friends who want to visit the area.
Escape to the Beach Anytime
Do you want to live in your current location but have a second home at the beach? Buying a condo in Panama City Beach allows you to do both. With a second home, owners have unlimited access to enjoying the beach any time of year. They can also invite friends and family to join them, or use the condo as a personal escape from cold and inclement weather.
Those who have a second home also have the flexibility of spending holidays at the beach and attending popular area events without having to book hotel rooms. Their condo provides all the accommodations they need as well as a home-like feel, ensuring owners enjoy their vacation time stress-free.
Vacation Rental Investment Options
Buying a condo in Panama City Beach can also provide additional income to owners if they choose to rent their home when not in use. Vacation rental owners can earn additional income that can offset and, over time, even pay for their condo investment. Even though managing a vacation rental can seem like a daunting task, there are solutions. Working with a vacation property management company â€“ such as iTrip Vacations â€“ helps owners keep maximize their rental income, ensures individual home protection and 24/7 support, and alleviates the stress of managing the home.
Quality of Life
With a focus on quality of life for residents and tourists alike, Panama City Beach is also home to award-winning attractions, restaurants, shopping and family-friendly events. Historic downtown Panama City has long attracted residents and visitors who want to learn about the city’s rich history, arts and culture, and more. Ongoing improvement projects have made the area more pedestrian-friendly while showcasing the city’s three historic districts.
Other areas of interest for new residents include Pier Park, a dining, shopping and entertainment center located near the beach. Pier Park ranks as a favorite place to spend the day trying new restaurants, browsing boutiques attend events and more. Additionally, all of these attractions are located in proximity to many Panama City Beach condos, providing an easy way to find things to do and get what you need.
Parents who choose to relocate can also enroll their children in Bay District public schools, which ranked in the top 20 out of all districts in the state. The city is also home to two colleges and universities, four public libraries and workforce programs.
Contact us today to learn more about available condos in Panama City Beach:
Contact: Cynthia McQuaig, BROKER
CDPE, CRS, FMS, GRI, SFR
Cell: (850) 527-3423
Learn more about iTrip Vacations Panama City Beach property management services.
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