Top Summer Vacation Home Markets for 2017 Jul 1, 2017Realtytrac StaffData Lab, Heat Maps, Real Estate Investing, RealtyTrac Reports
ATTOM Data Solutions combed through the nation’s most popular vacation home cities — where at least one in every 12 buyers is looking for a second home — to find those with the best combination of good air quality, comfortable summertime temperatures, low crime, and appreciating home values — along with still-reasonable home prices.
In short, the best places to buy a summer vacation home without breaking the bank.
We ranked a total of 100 U.S. cities, and the top 10 summer vacation home bargain markets were in four states — Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida and Maryland, and all have median home prices below $275,000.
High-End Vacation Home Markets
Out of the 100 cities we ranked, there were five with median prices above a half million dollars: La Jolla, California ($1,200,000); Santa Barbara, California ($1,052,500); Laguna Niguel, California ($730,000); Boulder, Colorado ($649,900); and Marco Island, Florida ($530,000).