What better way to spend a Friday than to voyeuristically scan the real estate ads?
Let's have a look, shall we?
In Brooklyn, $150,000 gets you this 480-square-foot studio in Midwood:
In Lockport, $150,000 will get you this 1,506-square foot three bedroom:
Up your bid to $500,000 and you'll get a lot more space and amenities. For example, you can find 1,300 square feet and three bedrooms in Central Harlem:
Or you can spend $550,000 and get this six-bedroom, 3.5 bath with more than 4,000 square feet on Windsor Avenue in Buffalo:
Well, in Manhattan's Upper West Side, you can find this 980-square-foot, one-bedroom condo for $1.25 million:
And for $1.149 in Ellicottville, you can get this custom-built, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath home overlooking the slopes at Holiday Valley. It comes complete with a gourmet kitchen, ski room entry and artist's studio:
It's fun to dream, no?
---Samantha Maziarz Christmann