And to add to that... now we are in a new thread. Property taxes are indeed lower, however Gasoline is usually higher than the State Average. You will save on utilities on the coast with generally lower electric and heating bills but other than that it is a simple supply/demand graph as illustrated by this wrestler in Exhibit A
As you can see, when there is much demand, but little supply prices go up, as the demand for the good (housing) is outpaced by supply.
In Exhibit B, this what we think of supply/demand when you live in said market..