What You Need to Know about Moving and Relocating to Panama City Beach
Whether you are choosing to move here permanently or simply as a second home, the Panama City Beach area is the ideal location for a year-round vacation destination. Here’s what you need to know about moving and relocating to the Panama City Beach area.
Understands that for 8 to 10 months out of the year, Panama City Beach is a relatively quiet destination. We are a ‘spring break location’ so during spring and early summer it can get extremely crowded. This area is perfect for retirees, those just starting out, or as a perfect second home destination. The workforce in Panama City Beach creates a vibrant environment and the city Council encourages businesses and startup companies to invest wisely in this area.
Active military? The Naval support activity Panama City was the winner of the 2013 CNIC Installation Excellence Award. Nearby Panama City has received numerous nominations from the secretary of defense. The area supports its military with a thriving community and military-based personnel.
It is Florida so naturally everybody wants to know about the weather. As with most areas we do cool down between December and February with highs topping out at about 65° and lows in the mid 50s. Our hottest months are June through September with highs around 90 and lows in the lower to mid 70s. We have a total population of about 171,000 residents with about 70,000 total households. Our sugary sandy beaches are produced from quartz crystals washing down from the Appalachian Mountains centuries ago. This provides a gorgeous backdrop for our year-round and vacation residents.
We have events year-round from Seabreeze Jazz festivals in spring to Marathon runs in December and dozens of events all year long. Our Chamber of Commerce has an active social calendar so make sure you check with the website for check back here for special events and activities.
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Where to Live
There are numerous single-family homes and condominiums throughout Panama City Beach. You’ll need to decide whether you plan on living in a resort style condominium complex with amenities such as swimming pools, concierge services, fitness centers and of course, the added homeowners dues, or if you’re planning on living in a single-family home or estate. The closer properties are to the beach the more expensive they tend to be. Lower-priced homes near the beach will usually need some work but may provide a great location to flip a property or to start small and work your way up. Home prices are anywhere from $200,000-$5 million for luxury penthouse condos in high-rise complexes with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico. Start your online search here or browse through all the listings for sale or for rent in Panama City Beach.
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