Glendale, Tucson among 10 best cities to buy a second home

Glendale, Tucson among 10 best cities to buy a second home

Article Originally Posted By AZBigMedia On October 15, 2021
Buying a second home may seem like a pipe dream, something reserved for only the most well-off. But in reality, that’s far from the truth. Buying a second home is more doable than you might think for homeowners of all income levels who are looking to make a property investment or just have a place to vacation. According to a Redfin study, demand for second homes skyrocketed over the pandemic, growing an astonishing 84% year over year.

Where you purchase your second home can make or break your investment, not to mention how much enjoyment you get from your new pad. To help ensure you make the right decision for your needs, the team at Hippo analyzed data such as median home costs, average home insurance premiums, property value gain, crime rates and much more for the 100 most populous cities across the nation.

Top cities for a second home

If you don’t have your heart set on living in any particular part of the country but feel you’re financially ready to buy a second home, consider any of the following cities to settle down. With low median housing prices, relatively low property crime rates and high walkability scores and comfort indexes, these cities are perfect for families and young homeowners alike.

1. Fort Wayne, Indiana

2. El Paso, Texas

3. St. Louis, Missouri

4. Glendale, Arizona

5. Laredo, Texas

6. Boise, Idaho

7. North Las Vegas, Nevada

8. Bakersfield, California

9. Riverside, California

10. Tucson, Arizona