(Closed) Alright, what home will $1,000,000 buy you in your area?

posted 7 years ago in Home
Post # 78
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

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@Follydust321:  this house made me gasp! Beautiful!

Post # 79
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Sugar bee

@ImmaBee:  1M I’d get a country domain. We live in a rural area, near Québec city but by the St.Lawrence river. The average patrimonial house in my village and outskirts is 500K. Fiance and I won’t buy our first home here, obviously. But we are now renting an appartment that’s very inexpensive, for a huge 3 bedroom by the river. It’s temporary, but we’re happy we got to live here a few years. 🙂

Post # 80
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

This is actually in the town right next to mine….All of the towns are relatively small (1-2 miles) so it was hard to find one in “my neighborhood” This house is listed for $950,000.

    • Price: $950,000
    • 4 Bedrooms
    • 5 full Bathrooms
    • Single-Family Home
    • Refrigerator
    • Dishwasher
    • Garbage Disposal
    • Vaulted Ceiling
    • Ceiling Fan
    • Attic
    • Skylight

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    • Status: For Sale
    • Parking: Garage
    • Floors: Brick, Carpet – Full, Marble, Tile, Wood
    • Contemporary Architecture
    • Exterior: Stone, Wood
    • Roof: Composition Shingle
    • Heating: Forced Air, Zoned
    • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
    • Basement
    • Security System
    • Lot Size: 0.46 acres
    • Built in 1982
    • Rooms: 145,210 sqft
    • Lawn

Post # 81
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

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@pocketfox: haha, exactly! House costs are outrageous here! We own a loft right now, but the moment we need more space, we are def looking North! 

Post # 82
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

For just a bit more than a $1million, you can get this 2 bedroom, 1 den + 2 bathroom condo. 1300 sq ft, but with $750/month maintenance fees (HOA). This is the nicest apt for a million in my neighbourhood in downtown Toronto.

Post # 83
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Busy bee

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@mumkin:  We’re renting a JR. 1 bedroom (converted from a bachelor) and it’s over $1K PLUS utilities! Durham region, here we come!

Post # 84
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

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@pocketfox:  Wow! That is insane!! We ended up deciding to buy a loft because honestly, renting is ridiculous. Why pay for someone else’s mortgage?! Our area, a 1+1 condo/loft rents out for about 1800-2000$ plus utilities! I have friends who are in school still or are just finishing that can’t even move out on their own! 

Post # 85
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

You get more for your money in Texas!!!!

 

Post # 86
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

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@BrookeBQ:  I used to really want to live in British Columbia, once upon a time… But with that price, no thanks!

Post # 87
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

you can not purchase a place in my immediate area for 1mil. maybe 1.5mil will get you a cramped 2-bedroom apartment, further down the road! ;P hong kong is the world’s most expensive place to buy a home, so yeah.

Post # 88
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

Oh geez, $1M will buy a LOT in places I don’t live in. Here in Canada it’s expensive.

Where I live it’s COLD and a million bucks won’t get you much either. Sure, you’ll get something nice… but not something that most people would expect to get for that much money.

Post # 89
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

I can’t post a listing, because our city is too small and there aren’t many houses around a million. If a house is going for a million it’s a historic mansion near the water, a historic mansion on the water, or a really big 8+ bedroom house that’s totally updated on the water (with a boat house and private dock).

Post # 90
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Worker bee

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@bkrocks13:  I used to live in Park Slope! Loved it! Miss it!

 

A shack in Toronto just told for $350,000. It didn’t have electricity or running water. I’m assuming it sold just for the land but really????

Post # 91
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

You all are making me so sad.  I live just outside Washington DC – and lots of places are actually more expensive in Northern VA than DC because better schools, more affluent communities, etc.  This is just under $1 million in Arlington VA, 3 bedroom 4 bath…it was very particular to mention the PRIVATE BACKYARD haha because that’s not all too common:

 

 

 

 

 

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