Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities for Boaters

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Labor Day is just around the corner, and to celebrate, Redfin (,
the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10
best cities for boaters. With help from Discover
, Redfin determined which regions have the most waterfront
property for sale, the longest boating seasons, the largest boating
communities and more.

According to Discover Boating, more than four in five Americans say
being around water relaxes them, and an estimated 87 million Americans
go boating each year. Boaters should always talk to a real estate agent
before diving in to waterfront homeownership.

Based on the Redfin report, here are the top 10 best regions to live and
play on the water:

1. Naples, Florida
2. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3. Jacksonville,
4. Orlando, Florida
5. Edison, New Jersey
Atlanta, Georgia
7. Hampton Roads, Virginia
8. Chicago,
9. Boston, Massachusetts
10. Seattle, Washington

To read the full report, complete with the percentage of listings
available on the waterfront, the median sale price of a waterfront home,
total number of registered boats by state and insights from local Redfin
real estate agents, please visit:

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About Redfin Corporation

Redfin (
is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining its own
full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in
the customer’s favor. Founded by software engineers, Redfin has the
country’s #1 brokerage website and offers a host of online tools to
consumers, including the most accurate home-value estimate online, the Redfin
. Homebuyers and sellers enjoy a full-service,
technology-powered experience from Redfin real estate agents, while
saving thousands in commissions. Redfin serves more than 80 major metro
areas across the U.S. The company has closed more than $31 billion in
home sales to date, and saved customers more than $335 million in fees,
and counting.

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