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Old 03-12-2019, 12:43 PM
 
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I see very attractive prices near the ocean. Although very limited new housing up to the latest building codes so that concerns me with hurricanes and insurance costs. Is the remoteness a big issue with the lower values? I see it's a Long commute to Melbourne with no easy causeway access. No shopping other than a Publix and limited restaurants.

Because of this is this mostly a retiree area?
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Old 03-12-2019, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Florida Space Coast
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that's exactly why the prices are lower, it is far from everything. some people like that, but for most that have to work for a living outside of their homes it is not really a commutable location to many areas.
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Old 03-12-2019, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Merritt Island, Fl
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I think many like that it is quieter there. Primarily residential and away from commercial noise has its benefits too.
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:01 PM
 
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The morning and afternoon bottleneck at Ocean Ave and the chances of getting stuck behind a school bus on a long two lane road makes it a no-go for me. I love the area but it would only work for me if I was retired or working atypical hours.
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Indialantic
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I know several families who live in South Melbourne Beach and absolutely love it! They car pool, consolidate errands, and many do work from home. It's a slower paced life, and that's what they like. Having the beach completely to yourself much of the time feels worth it to them.
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