7 Mansions (and an Island!) that Cost Less Than an NYC Apartment

By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com

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Considering a move from the Big Apple? Choose from one of these eight fantasy-worthy destinations and you'll be living like a king (seriously, some are castles). These jaw-dropping homes and properties are also incredibly cheap. That's a bit of an exaggeration, but if you put things into perspective you'll see why they're a steal. For the week ending July 16, the average list price on Trulia for a home in New York was more than $2.9 million, and the average price per square foot was $1,373. What can the same amount buy in other parts of the country (or world)? Flip through and you'll be shocked to find out.

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