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Most homes in Atherton, California, have gates or hedges that prevent prying eyes from looking in.

Inside the most expensive town in America, where tech moguls live in multimillion-dollar mansions and the average household income is over $450,000

Take a tour of Atherton, California — the most expensive zip code in America for the third year in a row.
To afford a two-bedroom apartment, a minimum-wage worker would need to work around 122 hours a week.

A minimum-wage worker needs 1.5 jobs just to afford half the rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in most of the US

To afford a two-bedroom apartment in the US, a minimum-wage worker would need to work about 122 hours a week.
Carpenter's work on a housing site at Mid-Atlantic Builders "The Villages of Savannah" development in Brandywine, Maryland May 31, 2013.

Experts are throwing cold water on a ‘housing collapse’

The housing sector — from homebuilders, to mortgage lenders, to economic data — has been under intense pressure, but some say concerns are overblown.
The newly built luxury residential tower 56 Leonard Street stands below the top of One World Trade Center on July 24, 2018 in New York City. Manhattan real estate prices have suffered their worst second quarter since the financial crisis.

The CEO of a real-estate brokerage says the weekend that determines the direction of the housing market every year is right around the corner

Super Bowl weekend is a defining moment for the year's housing market, says Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman.
Locana, Piedmont, Italy.

Another picturesque Italian town is offering people $10,000 to move there — but you have to have a kid

Just weeks ago, a stunning Sicilian town announced that it too was selling homes for just 1 euro.
San Jose, California is one of the most expensive places in the world to settle down.

The 10 most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2019

The 15th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey shows that Australia, New Zealand, and China are the least affordable countries to live in.
Sambuca di Sicilia, Italy.

A picturesque town in Sicily is selling off homes for $1 to anyone willing to renovate them

Giuseppe Cacioppo, Sambuca's deputy mayor and tourist councilor, told CNN there's been plenty of interest from buyers.
A cityscape of Hong Kong is see from the Peak on August 8, 2000, moments after sunset.

China’s economy is slowing, and it’s taking Hong Kong’s once-booming housing market down with it

One of the world's most expensive housing markets is facing a major slowdown.
BART is considering an idea to convert old train cars into homes.

San Francisco is adding so many new train cars, it’s considering turning the old ones into housing

San Francisco's BART agency is considering a plan to convert old train cars into housing.
California has the top three cities with properties over $1 million.

It’s more affordable to rent than buy in most US cities, report finds

As home prices continue to grow faster than wages, an increasing number of Americans may turn to rentals.