When Irish seek second homes, they look at…. Raleigh?

“…Where are people from Ireland looking for vacation homes in the U.S.? Trulia [a residential real estate site] search traffic reveals that the traditional vacation or resort towns with the highest share of foreign searches coming from Ireland are on Cape Cod, MA …as well as Boothbay Harbor, ME.

“But there are some differences between where Irish-Americans live and where people from Ireland are looking at homes in America. Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI, which is north of Chicago, and Raleigh, NC, both rank near the middle of the 100 largest metros in Irish-American population but are on the top 10 list for share of search traffic coming from Ireland….”

— From “America’s Most Irish Towns”  on the Huffington Post (March 16)


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