Where to Buy Second Home

Which are good places for buying Second Home?

Surveys conducted by various real estate agencies in the US have identified certain areas as perfectly suitable for buying Second Home.

These include:

  • Port Townsend in Washington
  • Ashland in Oregon
  • Ashville, North Carolina
  • Sunriver, Oregon
  • Park City, Utah
  • South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Beaufort, South Carolina
  • Charlevoix, Michigan
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Ithaca, New York
  • Gainesville, Florida
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Tucson, Arizona

Areas that are projected to become flourishing markets for Second Home in future include:


  • Island Park, Idaho
  • Caribou, Maine
  • St. George, Utah
  • Sisters, Oregon
  • White Mountains, Arizona

How can you look for your Second Home?


While consulting your friends, family, and acquaintances is a very good idea before plunging into a real estate decision, some research done by you will also assist to get first-hand knowledge of things to look ahead at while purchasing a second home.

Visit websites like www.escapehomes.com and www.realestatejournal.com and search for Second Home Visit websites like http://moneycentral.msn.com/ and http://money.cnn.com/ for more information on the current real estate scenario in the US. Compare real estate prices at www.ofheo.gov (check the “House Price Index” section), www.realtor.org, www.nahb.org and www.altosresearch.com Contact your local real estate agent.