Buy 6 Times More Home In Houston vs NYC

Buy 6 Times More Home In Houston vs NYC

You’ve probably heard that homes in New York City and California are wildly expensive — homes cost an average of $820,000 within the San Francisco city limits. But it isn’t just the prices that are out of line with what you might find in the Houston area — it’s the type and size of homes, as well.

So just for fun, let’s take a look at what $250,000 will buy you both in the U.S. and around the world (note prices are within city limits): 

Hong Kong
89 square feet
Price per square foot - $2,808

London
161 square feet
Price per square foot - $1,552 

Beijing
183 square feet
Price per square foot - $1,366

New York City
184 square feet
Price per square foot - $1,356 

San Francisco
208 square feet
Price per square foot - $1,200 

Paris
222 square feet
Price per square foot - $1,127 

Toronto
332 square feet
Price per square foot - $754 

Melbourne
410 square feet
Price per square foot - $609 

Washington D.C.
420 square feet
Price per square foot - $596 

Chicago
680 square feet
Price per square foot - $367 

Houston
1,204 square feet
Price per square foot - $208

Venturing beyond Houston’s city limits, you can purchase much more for $250,000. Seven Johnson Development communities offer homes base-priced well below $250,000 (plus amenities galore, excellent schools, a prime location and enviable lifestyle).

Want to see how much home you can buy for $250,000 in the world’s top 50 cities? Read the article here.

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