Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. It lies at the mouth of the Siuslaw River on the Pacific Ocean and about midway between Newport and Coos Bay along U.S. Route 101.
Whatever your favorite type of food may be, Florence has a great selection of restaurants to choose from, such as seafood, gastropubs and Mexican, so you'll never be tired of finding new dishes to try. The many conveniently located stores in this locale, such as antique shops, photography stores and art galleries, mean that shoppers of all types will find something they like. According to statistics, Florence is not a place where you need to worry about crime.
Home prices in Florence didn't see much movement last year with a slight 2.8 percent drop in average listing price, but with a $292,748 average listing price this year, buyers can still enter the market with confidence. Meanwhile, number of for-sale homes on the market marginally increased 0.6 percent, from 173 to 174 listings. Some of the more elaborate residences in Florence feature truly unique resort-style pools that wouldn't look out of place in a glossy magazine. Those who do not enjoy constantly maintaining their floors will appreciate the tile floors found in many houses in this vicinity - they last a long time and require little maintenance. Be soothed by the sights of the ocean on offer from many properties in this city.