How Much Home $1.25 Million Will Buy in 20 Cities Around the Globe

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Have you ever dreamed of living in jolly old London or residing within strolling distance of Paris’ Eiffel Tower? Curious what it would cost to snap up a modern apartment in Tokyo or a funky old house in San Francisco?

The short answer: A lot.

On Stride Financial, a London-based financial services company, decided to find out just how much space you can buy in numerous international hot spots for 1 million British pounds — about $1.25 million. The company’s findings are based on its analysis of about 20 residential real estate listings per city.

Over $1 million sounds like a big chunk of cash, and it’d surely get you a mansion in many U.S. cities.

These popular international locations don’t come cheap. Here’s a look what $1.25 million buys you in some of the trendiest global hot spots.

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