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19 cities with most expensive homes (2018)

If you are struggling saving up your home down payment, or paying off your home mortgage, you are not alone.

19. Tokyo

Price per square meter: $10598.07 / sq meter

Tokyo
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Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, is the capital city of Japan and one of its 47 prefectures. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world. It is the seat of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese government. Tokyo is in the Kantō region on the southeastern side of the main island Honshu and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands. With a Price per square meter of $10598.07 / sq meter, Tokyo is the No.19 most expensive city in the world.

18. Stockholm

Price per square meter: $11004.15 / sq meter

Stockholm
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With a Price per square meter of $11004.15 / sq meter, Stockholm is the No.18 most expensive city in the world.

17. Lausanne

Price per square meter: $11518.87 / sq meter

Lausanne
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Lausanne is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud. The city is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva. It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura Mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located 62 kilometres northeast of Geneva. With a Price per square meter of $11518.87 / sq meter, Lausanne is the No.17 most expensive city in the world.

16. Jerusalem

Price per square meter: $11535.53 / sq meter

Jerusalem
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With a Price per square meter of $11535.53 / sq meter, Jerusalem is the No.16 most expensive city in the world.

15. San Francisco

Price per square meter: $11758.22 / sq meter

San Francisco
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San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles, mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California and the 13th-most populous in the United States, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 884,363. With a Price per square meter of $United States / sq meter, San Francisco is the No.15 most expensive city in the world.

14. Munich

Price per square meter: $11874.09 / sq meter

Munich
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With a Price per square meter of $11874.09 / sq meter, Munich is the No.14 most expensive city in the world.

13. Paris

Price per square meter: $12135.12 / sq meter

Paris
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Paris is the capital and most populous city in France, with an administrative-limits area of 105 square kilometres and an official population of 2,206,488. The city is a commune and department, and the heart of the 12,012-square-kilometre Île-de-France region, whose 2016 population of 12,142,802 represented roughly 18 percent of the population of France. With a Price per square meter of $12135.12 / sq meter, Paris is the No.13 most expensive city in the world.

12. Brooklyn

Price per square meter: $12346.21 / sq meter

Brooklyn
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Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017. Named after Dutch city Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the southwestern end of the same Long Island, and has several bridge connections to the nearby boroughs of Staten Island and Manhattan. With a Price per square meter of $United States / sq meter, Brooklyn is the No.12 most expensive city in the world.

11. Tel Aviv-Yafo

Price per square meter: $12501.03 / sq meter

Tel Aviv-Yafo
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Tel Aviv is the second most populous city in Israel – after Jerusalem – and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel’s largest metropolitan area. Located on the country’s Mediterranean coastline and with a population of 438,818, it is the financial and technological center of the country. With a Price per square meter of $12501.03 / sq meter, Tel Aviv-Yafo is the No.11 most expensive city in the world.

10. Seoul

Price per square meter: $12587.79 / sq meter

Seoul
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Seoul, officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea. Seoul forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, and includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, altogether home to roughly half of the country’s population. With a Price per square meter of $12587.79 / sq meter, Seoul is the No.10 most expensive city in the world.

9. Geneva

Price per square meter: $12992.81 / sq meter

Geneva
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Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and is the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. With a Price per square meter of $12992.81 / sq meter, Geneva is the No.9 most expensive city in the world.

8. New York

Price per square meter: $13709.55 / sq meter

New York
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New York most commonly refers to: With a Price per square meter of $United States / sq meter, New York is the No.8 most expensive city in the world.

7. Shenzhen

Price per square meter: $13863.52 / sq meter

Shenzhen
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Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, China. It forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis. The city is located immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and holds sub-provincial administrative status, with powers slightly less than a province. With a Price per square meter of $13863.52 / sq meter, Shenzhen is the No.7 most expensive city in the world.

6. Zurich

Price per square meter: $14600.94 / sq meter

Zurich
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Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich. It is located in north-central Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zürich. The municipality has approximately 400,028 inhabitants, the urban agglomeration 1.315 million and the Zürich metropolitan area 1.83 million. With a Price per square meter of $14600.94 / sq meter, Zurich is the No.6 most expensive city in the world.

5. Shanghai

Price per square meter: $16339.00 / sq meter

Shanghai
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Shanghai is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city in the world, with a population of more than 24 million as of 2017. It is a global financial centre and transport hub, with the world’s busiest container port. Located in the Yangtze River Delta, it sits on the south edge of the estuary of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the East China coast. With a Price per square meter of $16339.00 / sq meter, Shanghai is the No.5 most expensive city in the world.

4. Beijing

Price per square meter: $17355.03 / sq meter

Beijing
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Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People’s Republic of China, the world’s second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. With a Price per square meter of $17355.03 / sq meter, Beijing is the No.4 most expensive city in the world.

3. London

Price per square meter: $17885.75 / sq meter

London
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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans, who named it Londinium. London’s ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile medieval boundaries. With a Price per square meter of $17885.75 / sq meter, London is the No.3 most expensive city in the world.

2. Singapore

Price per square meter: $18193.07 / sq meter

Singapore
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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia’s Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore’s territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. With a Price per square meter of $18193.07 / sq meter, Singapore is the No.2 most expensive city in the world.

1. Hong Kong

Price per square meter: $27934.87 / sq meter

Hong Kong
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Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia. Along with Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, and several other major cities in Guangdong, the territory forms a core part of the Pearl River Delta metropolitan region, the most populated area in the world. With a Price per square meter of $27934.87 / sq meter, Hong Kong is the No.1 most expensive city in the world.

Source: Wikipedia