VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Sandy beaches, beautiful sunsets and all the seafood you can eat. Why wouldn't Virginia Beach rank as one of the top ten places to own a home in America? According to a new report from Porch.com, Virginia Beach ranks number 4.
The survey polled a sample of nearly 10,000 US homeowners across a variety of factors like; safety, climate, commute times, access to education, taxes, real estate trends and more to gauge homeowners' sentiments about the cities and communities they live. Virginia Beach rated highest in walkability and lowest commute. It was above average in educational opportunity, economic opportunity and real estate confidence.
Cities with similar rankings include Orlando, Washington and Detroit.