Someone posted a question on my Baby Boomers Yahoo Group.
So, here is my answer:
Glancing at this Median Sales Price of Existing Single-Family Homes
for Metropolitan Areas report, (compiled by the National Association
of of REALTORS®), I can see these numbers and can understand why,
these prices reflect the cost of living in each area.
US Median Sales Price of Existing Single-Family Homes is $217.8 in
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA is the 2nd highest in the nation
for at $805.4K for 2007. (up 5.5% from 2006)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area is the highest in the nation at
$836.8 for 2007 (up 11.2%. from 2006)
Anaheim-Santa Ana, CA (Orange Co.) at $699.6
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA $589.2
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA $588.7
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA $381.4
New York-Wayne-White Plains, NY-NJ $540.3
NY: Nassau-Suffolk, NY $477.2
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA $386.9
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV $430.8
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL $365.5
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA $78.9
> Weekly U.S. Retail Gasoline Prices, Regular Grade
> Dollars per gallon, including all taxes
> San Francisco takes the prize!! Why is gas so high in San Francisco?