What Does $1 Million Get You in 5 US Cities?

What do a Porsche 918 Spyder, a Hublot Jaoilleri, and a San Francisco fixer-upper have in common? Apart from being highly coveted - they all cost a million dollars.

Been wondering what $1 million could get you in different US cities right now? Well, here's a quick comparison of five of them...

Here's what $1 million gets you in five US cities:

1. $1 million in San Francisco:

Built in 2020, this one bed, one bath condo is the only one bed home among 18 homes for sale in the Outer Parkside area. Stunning views and a private terrace complete the 800 square foot space while custom cabinets, Bertazzoni appliances, and quartz countertops all give it an elevated, modern look.

Pro: Walking distance to Lake Merced Park, Fort Funston (GGNRA), and Pine Lake Park.

Con: Highest price/sq.ft. among the 5 cities.

million dollar home in san francisco

2. $1 million in Seattle:

Modern, energy-efficient, EV-friendly, and great natural light make this 1,700 square foot Seattle home a great pick. With three beds and 3.5 baths, this home features roof decks, generous covered patios, plenty of natural light, and fresh filtered air systems.

Pro: Energy efficient and convenient transit.

Con: Low order-in score for food delivery.

million dollar home in seattle

3. $1 million in Austin:

At almost 2,500 square feet, this 2020 construction features a modern design with an open floor plan. The tree-lined yard, gourmet kitchen, and covered patio complete this four bed, 3.5 bath home.

Pro: At $424/sqft, this home is 10% lower priced than similar listings in the area.

Con: A walk score of 49, and a transit score of 47 so a car will be required.

million dollar home in Austin

4. $1 million in Dallas:

Old world charm meets timeless elegance at this 4,140 sq.ft. property. The three bed and 3.5 bath home features a gorgeous library/office, a cast stone fireplace, and a side yard with a fountain for the perfect evening get together.

Pro: Lowest price/sq.ft. of the five cities.

Con: HOA fees at $3,293 is 46% higher than similar listings.

million dollar home in Dallas

5. $1 million in Phoenix:

Coffered ceilings, custom lighting, and a gorgeous kitchen with a walk-in pantry make this home a buyer's delight. The 3,500 sq.ft. home with 4 bed, and 3.5 bath is complete with a beautiful backyard with an in-built BBQ.

Pro: Home has 324 sq.ft. more area than similar homes for sale in the region.

Con: A walk score of 26, and a transit score of 41 so a car will be required.

million dollar home in Phoenix

So, if you had a million dollars to spend on a home, what would you pick? One that features more space, is newly constructed, or one that is located in the center of all tech hubs?

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