A million-dollar home looks very different from one city to the next
What a home looks like depends heavily on a town’s character in addition to its building history, market pressures, legal guidelines and demography. These differences mean that the house your money could buy in your hometown might not look anything like the one you’d get if you moved across the country, or even to the city next door (homes in the Twin Cities are definitely not identical). That’s true even if you have a big chunk of change for a dream home – say, $1 million dollars: It’s the price tag on a veritable mansion in some cities, while in other areas you would have to dream much smaller. Here’s what that million dollars will get you in cities across the U.S.