Special Report

Most Expensive Towns to Buy a Home in the Nation

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25. Piney Point Village, Texas
> Median home value: $1,912,000
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 45.3% — 1,046th lowest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 99.0% — 9th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $250,000+ — 1st highest of 8,486 towns (tied)

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24. Emerald Lake Hills, California
> Median home value: $1,989,200
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 72.3% — 1,491st highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 90.4% — 588th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $229,167 — 32nd highest of 8,486 towns

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23. Kentfield, California
> Median home value: $1,997,100
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 74.0% — 1,169th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 80.9% — 1,780th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $214,081 — 49th highest of 8,486 towns

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22. Palos Verdes Estates, California
> Median home value: $2,000,000
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 64.4% — 3,517th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 86.2% — 1,045th highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $194,543 — 75th highest of 8,486 towns

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21. Stanford, California
> Median home value: $2,000,000+
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $4000+ — 1st highest of 8,484 towns (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 65.6% — 3,203rd highest of 8,488 towns (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 26.1% — 44th lowest of 8,488 towns
> Median household income: $58,906 — 4,017th highest of 8,486 towns

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