What a $1 Million Home Looks Like in 12 Top U.S. Cities

Surprise, surprise: you get way more for your money in Oklahoma than in the Big Apple.

Atlanta, Georgia

Contemporary Home Dazzles at Night

Contemporary Home Dazzles at Night

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Photo by: Michael Lowry Photography; Harvey Smith Photography; Joseph Lapeyra Photography

Michael Lowry Photography; Harvey Smith Photography; Joseph Lapeyra Photography

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For a ripe, peachy price just shy of $1M, ATL dwellers can snag an enviable 3,300 square-foot estate equipped with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The listing we came across was decked out with soaring 12-foot ceilings, designer fixtures throughout and is just steps from Piedmont Park.

Austin, Texas

Courtyard With Grass and Fireplace

Courtyard With Grass and Fireplace

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Roehner + Ryan

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As always, Austin keeps things fresh. For a cool $1,050,000, buyers in Austin can set up shop in a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom modern farmhouse, complete with cool, concrete floors, vaulted ceilings and spa-like master bath with oversized shower and sinking tub.

Charlotte, N.C.

White Home Exterior With Landscaping and Brick Archway

White Home Exterior With Landscaping and Brick Archway

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Photo by: Wiff Harmer

Wiff Harmer

A million bucks will secure a spot in the most affluent neighborhood in the Queen City: Myers Park. Charlotte buyers can invest in historic homes, oozing with well-preserved charisma. We spotted a listing at $999,000 for a 2,895 square-foot Cape Cod-inspired home with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and an elegant, ivy-adorned brick exterior.

Denver, Colorado

Building Materials Show Home's Public and Private Spaces

Building Materials Show Home's Public and Private Spaces

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Photo by: Spaces & Faces Photography

Spaces & Faces Photography

Home buyers in Colorado with a $1M budget can secure a mortgage for an ultra-modern, 2,800 square-foot condo. The property we spotted included 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, high-end finishes and 4 private decks with downtown Denver views.

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Traditional Two-Story Overlooks Swimming Pool

Traditional Two-Story Overlooks Swimming Pool

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Photo by: Barfoot & Thompson Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Barfoot & Thompson Ltd., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

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A million bucks goes a long way in Fayetteville, y’all! Buyers can expect a grand, gorgeous home with all the bells and whistles with this budget. We spotted a listing at $1.1M for a picturesque, 5,779 square-foot estate situated on 1.1 acres of land. The home boasts 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Did we mention the in-ground pool and basketball court?

Los Angeles, California

Ranch Style Home With White Stucco Exterior and Palm Tree Landscaping

Ranch Style Home With White Stucco Exterior and Palm Tree Landscaping

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Photo by: Will Falize

Will Falize

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Buyers should anticipate more modest living with a $1M budget in Los Angeles. We found a listing at $1,095,000 for an 1,800 square-foot, ranch-style home built in 1941. This home included 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 4 parking spaces. 

Nashville, Tennessee

English Cottage Home

English Cottage Home

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JEAN STOFFER

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Join the masses in moving to Music City! Our $1M budget can afford you a brand-new, totally custom build. We came across a wow-worthy, white-brick home at $1,092,500 boasting 3,897 square feet, 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Show-stopping and spacious? Yes, please.

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Home With Curb Appeal

New Orleans Home With Curb Appeal

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Lazyeye Photography

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Buyers can put their $1M budget to good use in Nola. This budget can grant you an amazing, three-story historic home (2 BD 4 BA) in the heart of the French Quarter. This 2,100 square-foot find was built in 1830 and includes four fireplaces, a double-parlor and spectacular, Big Easy views from 2nd and 3rd-floor balconies.

New York, N.Y.

Dining Room With Glass Table and Neutral Chairs

Dining Room With Glass Table and Neutral Chairs

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Eric Soltan

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Interested in making Manhattan your home? With $1M, buyers can secure a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 725 square-foot apartment with a renovated kitchen and hardwood floors. Yes, you read that correctly. Seven-hundred-and-twenty-five square feet for one million dollars (!!!)

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Historic Southern Mansion in Atlanta

Historic Southern Mansion in Atlanta

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Beacham & Company

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One million dollars is enough to buy you a piece of OKC history. And a pretty big piece, at that. We’re talking 7 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms and 8,651 square feet of historic-mansion charm. The aforementioned listing even features a duo of marble sphinxes at the front entry. SO LUXE.

Seattle, Washington

Urban Contemporary Exterior

Urban Contemporary Exterior

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Photo by: Steve Keating

Steve Keating

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Set up shop in one of Seattle’s super sleek and modern new constructions. For $1,037,000, Seattle shoppers can afford a brand-new, 1,877 square-foot home with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and the master suite laying claim to the entire top floor.

Washington, D.C.

White Clapboard Colonial

White Clapboard Colonial

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Expect a traditional, true-blue home for the $1M price range in our nation’s capital. We found a listing for a 2,527 square-foot home that boasts 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a classically charming, Colonial exterior. 

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