Gulf Shores is a beautiful coastal city and is considered by many as an ideal place to retire because of its compactness and cleanliness. The city thrives on a real estate and tourism based economy and is home to some of the best beachfront condos, hotels, vacation homes and apartments. The city is served by Jack Edwards Airport and is known for its sugary white sand that is great for walks and its emerald green waterfront that gives this city a divine appearance.
Buyers have the options to select from houses, condos and even apartments. Only about 96 homes present in this city were built before 1936. Most of the houses were built during late 1970’s until 1990’s and they are mostly 3-bedroom dwellings. According to Zillow.com, the Home Value Index in early 2014 was $208,000.