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

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15. Key West, Florida
> Beach hot spot score: 7.0
> Average home price: $736,275
> Average 1-year home price increase: 5.8%
> Average annual low temperature: 73.1˚F

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14. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
> Beach hot spot score: 7.0
> Average home price: $211,524
> Average 1-year home price increase: 9.6%
> Average annual low temperature: 52.2˚F

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13. Melbourne, Florida
> Beach hot spot score: 7.0
> Average home price: $268,159
> Average 1-year home price increase: 11.6%
> Average annual low temperature: 63.7˚F

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12. Port Arthur, Texas
> Beach hot spot score: 7.0
> Average home price: $71,428
> Average 1-year home price increase: 13.8%
> Average annual low temperature: 59.7˚F

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11. Deerfield Beach, Florida
> Beach hot spot score: 7.2
> Average home price: $211,774
> Average 1-year home price increase: 9.0%
> Average annual low temperature: 68˚F

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