Now that the January malaise has set it, it’s time to start dreaming about summer plans. If you rent out your property, you are probably looking at renting out your last few available weeks for Summer 2016. So if you’d like to end up on the the side of the rentee, rather than the renter, where’s the best beach location for you to begin your shopping? Realtor.com recently did an analysis of a broad range of data to come up with the most desirable beach house locations in the U.S. Miami ranks in several categories. To find the nation’s hottest beach towns, their researchers checked out cities and towns with a population of less than 100,000 and within two miles of a coast, removing those that are on inlets or lacking direct beach access. That left about 1,000 beach towns along the country’s 6,020 miles of beaches. To narrow the pool further, they looked at page view data on their own site to see how many people were actually checking out these beach local...
- Realtor.com evaluated a variety of data to find best spots to purchase a rental property.
- Florida cities were far and away the most favored.
- When separately evaluated for vacation activities, Key West and Key Largo ranked highly.