American Dream homes: Prices in 9 cities

According to Coldwell Banker, Americans aspire to own a four-bedroom, two-bath home with roughly 2,200 square feet of space. What you'll pay, however, varies dramatically: from an average of $60,000 in Redford, Mich., to $1.7 million in Los Altos, Calif.

Bellevue, Wash.

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  • Average listing price in area: $694,211
  • This home: $705,000
  • Description: 4 beds, 2 baths; 2,130 square feet

Thanks to its good schools, humming economy and wealth of high-paying tech jobs, Bellevue is a perennial member of Money magazine's top 100 Best Places to Live. This year, it ranked 40th.

This recently remodeled home features deep roof eaves, gleaming hardwood floors, an updated kitchen and two fireplaces.

Outside is a deck, a fenced-in backyard and a two-car garage. The house is on a nearly quarter-acre of land and is just half a block from a big park.

For further information: Trulia

Source: Coldwell Banker
  @CNNMoney - Last updated December 13 2012 07:03 PM ET

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