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This Is the Best Place in America to Own a Beach House

50. Ocean Shores, Washington
> Beach hot spot score: 5.7
> Average home price: $275,503
> Average 1-year home price increase: 19.2%
> Average annual low temperature: 44˚F

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49. Eureka, California
> Beach hot spot score: 5.8
> Average home price: $343,929
> Average 1-year home price increase: 14.5%
> Average annual low temperature: 46.1˚F

 

48. Eastham, Massachusetts
> Beach hot spot score: 5.8
> Average home price: $585,692
> Average 1-year home price increase: 20.3%
> Average annual low temperature: 44.1˚F

 

47. Port Angeles, Washington
> Beach hot spot score: 5.9
> Average home price: $331,294
> Average 1-year home price increase: 15.3%
> Average annual low temperature: 40.7˚F

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46. Mystic, Connecticut
> Beach hot spot score: 5.9
> Average home price: $420,550
> Average 1-year home price increase: 20.6%
> Average annual low temperature: 42˚F

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