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5 Things to Look for in Oregon Coast Homes for Sale

Reserve at Gearhart

5 Things to Look for in Oregon Coast Homes for Sale

Find the perfect Oregon Coast property for you and your family.


There are lots of Oregon Coast homes for sale to choose from, but not all properties are created equal. From privacy to ample recreational space, there are many different qualities that people desire in a home. Here are 5 things to look for in a home and community on the Oregon Coast.
 

  1. 1. Location
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  3. There’s a saying that the three most important things to think about when buying a home are location, location, location. There are a number of things that you can change about your home, from the color of the shutters to the garden, but one thing you’ll never be able to change is its location. So, when looking at Oregon Coast homes for sale, consider how a home is situated on the lot, how far a home is from the amenities that are important to you, and whether or not you like the neighborhood.
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  6. 2. Amenities
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  8. Whether you’re a young family with children or a retired couple, it’s important to choose a home that offers access to desirable amenities. When looking at Oregon Coast homes for sale, make sure you find a home located near amenities that suit your lifestyle, from entertainment venues to shopping centers. Other services that you may want to have close by may include a car repair shop or doctor.
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  10. Many second home communities are located in remote areas where residents only have access to whatever facilities the developer has built. That can get old pretty quickly! One of the perks of purchasing your second home in Gearhart, OR is that the town boasts virtually all of the amenities you need, not to mention Astoria, Cannon Beach, and Seaside are all only a 15-minute drive away.
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  13. 3. Community
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  15. When looking at Oregon Coast homes for sale, find a neighborhood that gives you a good feeling. A sense of belonging and a strong sense of community are essential to your long-term satisfaction. At the Reserve at Gearhart, there’s a cozy cottage that serves as a mailbox stop and a one-acre community park where residents can host gatherings.
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  18. 4. Rising home values
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  20. It’s important to know what a home is worth in today’s market, whether or not you’re planning to sell it in the future. Find out what the rate of home appreciation is in areas where you’re looking at Oregon Coast homes for sale.
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  23. 5. Recreational opportunities
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  25. One of the primary benefits of living on the Oregon Coast is having access to a multitude of recreational opportunities. The Reserve at Gearhart is bordered by a wildlife habitat that’s part of the North Coast Land Conservancy, as well as two golf courses. Del Rey Beach, an unspoiled sandy beach that spans 11 miles, is just steps away from the community.


Looking for Oceanfront Oregon Coast Homes for Sale?

The Reserve at Gearhart is a 50-acre private home development with lots ranging from 10,000 to over 30,000 square feet. If you’re interested in purchasing a home in our breathtaking oceanfront community, please call (503) 717-1249 or visit our contact page for more information.

Added on 04/23/2012

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