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If you’re dreaming of a vacation home but also have a budget to manage, there’s some great news for you. Throughout the U.S., there are plenty of places where a vacation home can be accessible and budget friendly. If you can afford it, these locations are definitely worth looking into for a summer vacation home. Remember, when buying any house your credit plays a huge role. Check your credit score for free on Credit.com.

Daren Blomquist, senior vice president of ATTOM Data Solutions, leading provider for real estate data, calculated the best places to buy a vacation home for 2017. Variables include median sales prices, crime, five-year home appreciation, average summer temperature and the percentage of good air quality days. Here are some of the best and most affordable areas to buy summer vacation homes.

Best Places to Buy a Summer Vacation Home

25. Venice, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $225,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 67%

24. Sun City Center, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $154,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 86%

23. Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $450,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 76%

22. Kissimmee, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $174,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 87%

21. North Fort Myers, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $180,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 93%

20. Sun City, Arizona
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $151,425
5-Year Home Appreciation: 81%

19. Palm Coast, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $178,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 59%

18. Lake Placid, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $125,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 56%

17. Jackson, Georgia
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $120,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 56%

16. Green Valley, Arizona
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $149,900
5-Year Home Appreciation: 20%

15. Medford, Oregon
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $238,450
5-Year Home Appreciation: 62%

14. Berlin, Maryland
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $206,600
5-Year Home Appreciation: 9%

13. North Port, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $175,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 90%

12. Fort Pierce, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $144,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 100%

11. Satellite Beach, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $253,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 49%

10. Cape Coral, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $205,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 82%

9. Beverly Hills, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $80,900
5-Year Home Appreciation: 50%

8. Ocean City, Maryland
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $230,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 0%

7. Delray Beach, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $175,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 123%

6. Deerfield Beach, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $140,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 109%

5. Weaverville, North Carolina
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $265,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 33%

4. Asheville, North Carolina
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $259,500
5-Year Home Appreciation: 40%

3. Port Charlotte, Florida
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $150,500
5-Year Home Appreciation: 115%

2. Waynesville, North Carolina
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $195,000
5-Year Home Appreciation: 30%

1. Crossville, Tennessee
YTD 2017 Median Sale Prices: $87,500
5-Year Home Appreciation: 34%

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