These 10 US Cities Cost the Most per Square Foot
From Move.com, December, 2019 (excerpt)
Have you ever felt frustrated by jaw-dropping housing costs? Whether you’re looking to buy or planning to rent, it can be expensive—especially if you live in certain areas.
We looked through the 200 most populous cities in the US and made a list of the top 10 cities with the highest price per square foot for both renting and owning….
#3 Honolulu, HI – Ownership Cost per square foot -- $684.31
(Honolulu #12 for rental cost per square foot)
Hawaii is one of the country’s most popular destinations spots—there are nearly 250,000 visitors in the state on any given day. While there’s always a deal to be had on a vacation package, it’s a bit trickier to find affordable housing as a full-time resident.
The capital city of Honolulu didn’t make our list for the most expensive cities in which to rent (it comes in at number 12), but it is the third-most expensive city per square foot if you’re looking to buy a home.
Buying a 1,000-square-foot home in Honolulu will set you back a total of $684,310. With a house that expensive, you may not be able to afford many extras—but you would be sitting pretty in paradise. And hey, if you’re still longing for that vacation vibe, you could always sneak a peek at tourists through your kitchen window….
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