Here's What $US1 Million Buys In Housing Markets Around The World

Screen Shot 2014 07 15 at 11.47.19 AMProperty24.comIn Capetown, South Africa, $US1 million goes a pretty long way.

A million-dollar home sounds like a major luxury. But $US1 million buys something vastly different in cities around the world.

In New York City, for example, where the median home sale price is $US1.2 million, a million bucks buys a decent one-bedroom apartment. In Buenos Aires, on the other hand, it buys a four-bedroom pad in a fancy neighbourhood.

Our friends at Point2Homes helped us find properties in major cities across the world for around $US1 million U.S. They range from small flats to spacious houses.

In Capetown, $US981,000 buys a 10,000-square-foot, 5-bedroom mountainside home with a bar and private theatre.

Price: $US981,510 U.S. (10,500,000 R)

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In Dubai, $US1.09 million gets a 2-bedroom apartment with 1,900 square feet and an ocean view.

Price: $1,088,954 (4 million AED)

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In Sydney, $US1 million buys a 990-square-foot apartment steps away from the Royal Botanic Gardens. Features include high ceilings, a communal roof terrace with harbor views, and a grand entrance foyer.

Price: $US1,009,543 ($1,075,000 AUD)

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In Tokyo, $US1.05 million buys a 1,357-square-foot, multi-level home described as 'a modern and open detached house with an open ceiling space.'

Price: $1,050,000 (¥105,000,000)

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In London, $US993,600 gets a 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 909-square-foot apartment with a balcony.

Price: $993,601 (580,000 pounds)

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In New York, $US995,000 buys a 1-bedroom, 640-square-foot apartment in the West Village. The building has a private rooftop terrace, 24-hour doorman, fitness room, and laundry room.

Price: $US995,000

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In Kiev, $US1 million buys a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment with heated floors and a home cinema in 2,153 square feet.

Price: $US1,000,000 (€ 735,800)

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In São Paulo, $US1.1 million gets a 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom home on a tree-lined street. The 4,090-square-foot house has a pool and fireplace.

Price: $1,127,500 (2,495,012 BRL)

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In Monte Carlo, $US1.02 million pays for a tiny, 377-square-foot studio with a 'half-equipped independent kitchen' in the city center.

Price: $1,021,061 (€ 750 000 )

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In Paris, $US1 million gets a third-floor, 1-bedroom apartment near Avenue Victor Hugo that's 635 square feet.

Price: $1,007,447 (
€ 740.000 )

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In Hong Kong, $US1 million buys a 3-bedroom apartment with sea views in Discovery Bay.

Price: $US1,006,445 (7,800,000 HK)

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In Rome, $US1 million buys a 969-square-foot space next to the Palace of Expositions. The apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a lofted living room.

Price: $1,007,447 (€ 740,000)

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In Geneva, $US997,000 buys an 807-square-foot downtown pad with 1 bedroom, a living room, kitchen, and bathroom.

Price: $996,741 (CHF 890,000)

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In Bangkok, $US967,000 pays for a furnished 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom house on nearly 5,000 square-feet of land with a massive living room and beautiful views.

Price: $969,696 (32,000,000 baht)

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In Istanbul, $US1.2 million gets a waterfront apartment with 3 bedrooms and a large terrace overlooking the Black Sea.

Price: $US1,200,000 (2,545,020 TRY)

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In Houston, $US1.09 million gets a 6,879-square-foot, 6-bedroom home overlooking a bayou. It has an elevator, 2 wet bars, and a 2-story formal living room.

Price: $1,090,000

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In Cartagena, $US1 million gets a recently renovated 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom apartment with a terrace and jacuzzi.

Price: $1,000,000 ($1.850.000.000 Col. Pesos)

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In Munich, $US990,500 buys a 1,227-square-foot penthouse with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 roof terraces, a living room and a dining room.

Price: $US990,500 (€ 729,000)

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In Buenos Aires, $US1 million buys a 4,305-square-foot apartments with nine rooms in the posh Recoleta neighbourhood.

Price: $1,000,000 (8,149,996 Argentine pesos)

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Now see what $US1 million gets you across in the U.S.

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