From Alabama to Wyoming: The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Every State
We canvassed the most expensive homes in these states and 48 others (plus Washington, D.C.) in alphabetical order to give a better sense of what to expect in each marketplace. Some of the entries were predictable—the priciest listings in Illinois and Michigan haven’t budged since we began this list two years ago—while others, like an estate in Missouri with a Ferris wheel in the backyard, were more unexpected, and perhaps worth paying top-dollar for. Here, a closer look at these pricey US residences.
The American Cities Where A $1 Million Retirement Would Last The Longest, Ranked
$1 million dollars seems like a lot of money — but as this data visualization shows, it all depends on where you live. In Memphis, you would comfortably be able to live on a $1 million retirement fund for 45 years. On the other hand, it would only last you eight years in San Francisco. Check out which US cities are the best bang for your buck!
328 square-foot Santa Cruz home sold for more than $1 million
An Italian Villa With a Ceiling Mural by Caravaggio Could Fetch $547 Million at Auction
Half a billion for a villa in Italy is certainly on the pricier end of the spectrum, but not if it comes decorated by the late, great Caravaggio like this particular manse. The sprawling Roman abode in question features the only ceiling mural ever painted by the Italian Baroque masterand will be auctioned this January with a starting price of €471 million (roughly $547 million at current exchange rates).
This ivy trimmed Berkeley Hills home represents all that is distinctive and desirable about homes in this architecturally significant neighborhood.Located at 1636 Le Roy Avenue in Berkeley, it offers 5 bedrooms and 4/2 bathrooms in a very generous 2924 +/-sf of living space
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