We have all seen the typical Top Ten lists of the best places to go for a vacation. Have you ever considered the fact that a home in one of these destinations might actually be affordable? Now might be the ideal time for you to investigate the possibility of owning a house or cottage in a popular tourist destination. With the real estate market in a major slump, there are literally hundreds of cheap homes for sale, even in vacation destinations. Here are a few things for you to consider as you seek your little piece of paradise.
- Choose a town with a population of 5,000 to 50,000. Although these are just generalities, you will find most towns of this size will have the conveniences you need most often, like a decent grocery store or a good gas station.
- Choose a town with a nice little theater and/or a well stocked library. That’s right; you will want to fulfill your cultural appetites at some point in the future.
- Choose a town that just plain “feels good” to you. If you are going to live or retire there, shouldn’t the town appeal to your inner self?
If you are in the market for a cheap home for sale in a great vacation town, take the time to check out these vital aspects of “hometown” living.