Top Markets For Second Homes

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Vacation homes and weekend getaways represent a huge part of many local real estate markets, particularly some of those near oceans or mountains or in the desert. Places in the USA where second homes and vacation properties with absentee owners represented the biggest share of the real estate market last year are:

Places Zip code Sales Absentee %

Sugarloaf, Calif. 92386 297 277 93.3%

Captiva, Fla. 33924 100 88 88.0%

Big Bear Lake, Calif. 92315 442 386 87.3%

Incline Village, Nev. 89451 569 493 86.6%

Truckee, Calif. 96161 1,014 886 86.2%

So. Lake Tahoe, Calif. 96150 1,044 896 85.8%

Ocean City, Md. 21842 1,403 1,187 84.6%

Carmel, Calif. 93921 134 109 81.3%

Idyllwild, Calif. 92549 191 151 79.1%

Sanibel, Fla. 33957 498 381 76.5%

Twin Peaks, Calif. 92391 121 90 74.4%

Fort Myers Beach, Fla. 33931 577 408 70.7%

Honolulu, Hawaii 96821 217 145 66.8%

Alea, Hawaii 96701 127 82 64.6%

Pearl City, Hawaii 96782 111 71 64.0%

Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740 122 78 63.9%

Clearlake, Calif. 95422 118 75 63.6%

Ewa Beach, Hawaii 96706 204 128 62.7%

Berlin, Md. 21811 627 393 62.7%

Kapolet, Hawaii 96707 158 98 62.0%

Running Springs, Calif. 92382 215 129 60.0%

Palm Springs, Calif. 92264 1,441 861 59.8%

Laughlin, Nev. 89029 163 97 59.5%

Pioneer, Calif. 95666 137 81 59.1%

Payson, Ariz. 85541 204 120 58.8%

Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 110 64 58.2%

Crestline, Calif. 92325 429 245 57.1%

Sedona, Ariz. 86351 118 67 56.8%

Palm Desert, Calif. 92211 1,493 838 56.1%

Borrego Springs, Calif. 92004 104 58 55.8%

Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 131 73 55.7%

Panama City, Fla. 32413 188 104 55.3%

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