American Dream homes: What you'll pay in 10 cities

How much does it cost to buy a four-bedroom, two-bath home in the U.S.? From $2 million-plus in Malibu to $64,000 in Cleveland, here are cities with the biggest extremes, according to Coldwell Banker's annual survey of 1,900 real estate markets.

Malibu, Calif.

american dream homes malibu california
  • Average listing price in area: $2.15 million
  • This home : $2.3 million
  • Description: 4 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,100 square feet

Buyers pay a big premium to live among Malibu's rich and famous.

A typical four-bedroom sells for $2.15 million, making it the most expensive market on Coldwell Banker's list. Houses right on the beach are even more expensive, going for an average of $4 million or more.

In this house, located a few hundred feet from the water, the traditional exterior design disguises a strikingly modern interior featuring vaulted ceilings, walls of windows and an open floor plan.

For more information: Trulia

Source: Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report
- Last updated November 19 2013 10:28 AM ET
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