Back in June, the National Association of Realtors announced that the median home price in 'Merica has climbed to $236,400 — news that inspired CNN to recently pit Atlanta's affordability against markets from Phoenix to the Bronx. In Atlanta, CNN spotlighted a pretty slick two-bedroom cottage west of Midtown, near Nuevo Laredo, that's asking $235,000 for 916 square and one big leafy yard. Take that same budget to Boston and you're looking at a cozy 440-square-foot condo with one bedroom and one bath. Elsewhere, you'd get a two-bedroom condo in the Bronx (a corner unit!) and a relatively huge three-bedroom house in Colorado Springs, which looks tragically suburban.
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