Special Report

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

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45. Virginia Beach, Virginia
> Beach hot spot score: 5.9
> Average home price: $326,160
> Average 1-year home price increase: 10.8%
> Average annual low temperature: 50.7˚F

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44. Isle of Palms, South Carolina
> Beach hot spot score: 5.9
> Average home price: $965,995
> Average 1-year home price increase: 11.3%
> Average annual low temperature: 57˚F

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43. Captiva Island, Florida
> Beach hot spot score: 6.0
> Average home price: $1,309,301
> Average 1-year home price increase: 8.2%
> Average annual low temperature: 65.5˚F

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42. Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
> Beach hot spot score: 6.0
> Average home price: $1,053,949
> Average 1-year home price increase: 11.3%
> Average annual low temperature: 53.8˚F

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41. Ocean City, Maryland
> Beach hot spot score: 6.2
> Average home price: $322,507
> Average 1-year home price increase: 14.6%
> Average annual low temperature: 45.9˚F

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