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Top 10 Reasons to Relocate to Myrtle Beach

1. Beach Life Is A Lifestyle

Did you know summer never ends in Myrtle Beach? That’s because beach life is a lifestyle right here. That means you can live the dream of living on the beach year-round! With easy access to beaches, restaurants, and the life you’d imagine living a beach life!

2. Great Southern Hospitality

Millions flock to our shores every year for our restaurants, stores and local hang outs. The simple reason? Good ole Southern Hospitality. Most of our warm and friendly locals bring the southern style into our communities, which means a new neighbor may be right up your alley!

3. Beaches For Miles And Miles. 60 Miles, To Be Exact!

Where could you live with so many different options to enjoy the beach? The sparkling Atlantic Ocean banked with white beaches that are uninterrupted and our sunny South Carolina weather, your heart will be content! Our beaches host watersports, scenic tours, dolphin tours, Fishing, and much more! The beach is calling you; won’t you stop and listen awhile?

4. The Weather Forecast!

Tired of shoveling snow for most of the year? You’ll enjoy your time in South Carolina, where cold temperatures stay for less than three months, and very rarely do we see snow. Our white sands, our average temperature is 74ºF, and we average around 215 days of glorious sunshine. Your smile won’t turn sour when winter hits!

5. Cost Of Living In Myrtle Beach, SC

The cost of living in Myrtle Beach South Carolina is 6% lower than the national average. These costs can vary based on your career, the average salary, and the real estate market in the area you choose. Housing here is 28% below the national average, but utilities and groceries are on the rise.

6. Homes That Don’t Break The Bank!

Investors' paradise is the Grand Strand, specifically Myrtle Beach. A good portion of the homes in this area are great for investing, whether you are looking for a secondary home or a summer getaway place this is the best choice! With many new communities popping up around the area, there is plenty to choose from.

7. Community Involvement

Many communities throughout Myrtle Beach have a lot going on, from community events to fundraising, breakfasts, and more. There’s never been a more rewarding experience than being involved with your community. There are many genres of people who call our communities home, including artists, religious organizations, crafters, and more. Won’t you take an opportunity to stay for a while?

8. We’re Intelligent!

Horry County School District is an award-winning collection of schools up and down the strand, with remarkable public, parochial, private, and charter schools under its belt! With two universities, a technical college, and many area trade schools. Education at the beach is a win win!

9. Exercise With Mother Nature!

Everyone loves to go for a walk in the Myrtle Beach area, with thousands of miles of walking paths you are sure to find your favorite place! Walking on the beach in the early morning gives a different view than in the afternoon. Be sure to consider riding horses in the fall, and the experience will be worth the time. Yoga classes are often offered on the beach and can be very enjoyable.

10. Employment Opportunities

Myrtle Beach is a tourist town, and with that comes opportunities in the venue. Those looking to move to the area can look to this industry to help support their Beach lifestyle. Most of these jobs are hourly wage jobs, some of them are management positions and still, some are supervisory. There is more position beyond the tourist venue. If you are a teacher relocating to the area, a praxis exam in your area of expertise is needed before applying to teach in South Carolina, specifically in Myrtle Beach.

Praise for The Beach in the News

Don’t just take our word for it, here are some others that seem to agree with us. These publications recognized The Beach with many accolades in 2022.

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Welcome New Investors - October 2023
November 1, 2023

Welcome New Investors - October 2023

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October 24, 2023

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Recognized as 2023 Outstanding Chamber of the Year by Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

The chamber was presented with the top honor at the association’s Annual Management Conference held Oct 18-20, 2023, in Summerville, S.C.