For many of you, that pursuit may include owning property on the Island one day. After all, the relaxing – yet active – atmosphere is certainly conducive to a happy lifestyle.
Why Hilton Head Island?
Well, for one thing, just take a look around you. Our 12 miles of sandy beaches, moderate climate, abundant wildlife and in-keeping-with-nature architecture truly make Hilton Head Island a special place. The active lifestyle here includes everything from:
In addition, other areas just get more and more commercialized. Hilton Head Island will always retain some of its natural charm. this is due to regulations put in place years ago.
There are also two loan products that are proving popular for buyers. Fannie Mae HOMEPATH properties allow for putting little money down, no mandatory appraisal, plus incentives, such as up to 3.5% buyer assistance. For properties requiring repairs, HOMEPATH has a renovation loan option, as well.
The Palmetto Heroes Loan Program assists law enforcement officers, teachers, firefighters, veterans, nurses and EMS personnel that reside in South Carolina. It offers low interest home loans to current first time buyers, as well as a down payment assistance program.
If retirement to the Island is still a distant dream, second home ownership provides an opportunity to enjoy your home now, while renting it out during your absence to offset expenses.
Contact Carey North at Palmetto Sands Realty to help you find the property which best matches your needs. 843-384-6402.
By Carey North, Palmetto Sands Realty