Affordable Beach Towns Along the Gulf Coast

Affordable Beach Towns Along the Gulf Coast

We love our Gulf Coast beaches in Texas! The weather, the water, the waves.  If your dream has always been to purchase a beach home, now is a great time.  Interest rates are still relatively low and prices are still within reach of owning a piece of paradise.

Recently, SmartAsset analyzed U.S. Census Data for home values, taxes, insurance, and other costs to locate the most affordable beach towns to buy real estate.  In each of their picks, the median home value is below the national average and the beach is close by.

It’s no surprise that 4 out of the Top 25 affordable beach towns are located along the Gulf Coast in Texas – Port Arthur, Freeport, Galveston and Alvin. And here at TCP Real Estate, we can help you find the perfect beach home in 3 of those areas!

Freeport, Texas

With a relatively low cost of living and only 60 miles from Houston, Freeport is an ideal location for buyers looking for open beaches to soak up the sun, camp, bird watch, fish and relax.

Galveston, Texas

Known as “Playground of the South”, Galveston offers a variety of beachfront experiences, both private and public.  With family-friendly amenities and exciting water sports, the beaches

Alvin, Texas

Located between Houston and the beaches along the Texas Gulf Coast, this quaint community offers a variety of historic sites and family-friendly adventures.

Other Areas to Consider

Although they may have not made the list, these Gulf Coast Texas beach towns also have affordable real estate and beautiful beaches.

Surfside Beach, Texas

With miles of golden sand and charming sea shells, Surfside Beach offers an array of homes for sale only minutes to the beach.  It’s also a popular destination for offshore fishing and delicious seafood.

Port Lavaca

This beach town doesn’t draw the tourists as some of the other cities but that adds to its charm and affordability where a beach property can be purchased for under $200,000.

Wherever you decide to put down roots or invest, let the experts at TCP Real Estate help you find the perfect beach property.  We have the expertise and knowledge to locate, negotiate and guide you throughout the entire home buying process.  Contact us today!