The East Coast has always been an attractive choice to set up a residence in the United States. Living on the East Coast has several advantages, and real estate is available in a number of great locations. Many people end up buying Bergen County real estate in New Jersey, but several other areas also have a lot to offer.
Sanibel Island, Florida
Some people may argue that Sanibel Island is on the Gulf Coast and not the East Coast, but it is such a beautiful place to live that it deserves to be included here. Sanibel Island is just off the mainland near Fort Myers, and it is connected by a causeway for easy access. After the new causeway was completed in 2007, Sanibel Island grew in popularity as a place of residence and as a tourist destination. If you want to live as if every day is a vacation, Sanibel Island is the place to be. Real estate can be found for as little as $140,000 for a condominium unit or as high as $8 million for a luxury mansion.
Beaufort, South Carolina
Beaufort offers residents the best of Southern life and Southern hospitality. The city was first chartered in 1711, and it retains all of its original charm. It has been named among the top 100 art towns in the United States and among the top 20 fishing towns by Field and Stream. Southern Living calls Beaufort the best small Southern town in the country. The natural environment around Beaufort is pristine, and real estate is surprisingly affordable.
Annapolis is the capital city of Maryland, and it is located just south of Baltimore and east of Washington, DC. The city is known for being the home of the United States Naval Academy, which makes it the perfect location for anyone who is considering joining the U.S. Navy. This city is a favorite for people who love the sea and fresh seafood.
Bergen County, New Jersey
Bergen county real estate has become extremely popular in the last few years. The county is part of the New York City metropolitan area, and Manhattan is just across the George Washington Bridge. Bergen County is comprised of 70 municipalities and three major cities: Englewood, Garfield and Hackensack. Bergen County has something to offer for everyone. Entertainment venues include MetLife Stadium and the Izod Center in East Rutherford. In addition, two state parks are in the county: Ramapo Mountain State Forest and Palisades Interstate Park.
No matter where you choose to settle, the East Coast has plenty to offer. Gorgeous shore lines, hip cities, and sporting venues are all places of interest for you to visit once you have your home set up.
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