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FIVE HIGHEST CBSAs Nassau/Suffolk County, New York Frederick/ Rockville, Maryland Boulder, Colorado Lubbock, Texas Hilo, Hawaii Amount of Sales: 5,585 % Change in Sales: 12.51% Sold Price: $397,500 Active Days on Market: 55 Amount of Sales: 2,499 % in Sales: 14.95% Sold Price: $475,000 Active Days on Market: 68 Amount of Sales: 1,031 % Change in Sales: 1.38% Sold Price: $412,000 Active Days on Market: 60 Amount of Sales: 1,010 % Change in Sales: 8.95% Sold Price: $127,000 Active Days on Market: 65 Amount of Sales: 387 % Change in Sales: 11.53% Sold Price: $308,000 Active Days on Market: 123 Hot home: This six-bedroom, seven-bathroom estate sits on five acres, and for the $4.95 million price tag, the new residents will own a piece of property that looks like a park and features a pool pavilion, tennis court, and putting greens. The high-vaulted ceilings feature custom chandeliers in each of the rooms including the formal dining room. The kitchen features custom marble countertops, and the estate has a four-car garage. Hot home: This sprawling Colonial-style manse sits on more than 10 acres and has five bedrooms, five full baths, and one half bath. This single-family home has a two-story foyer, chef's kitchen, and custom bookcases. Residents can soak up some rays in the sunroom, relax with the latest flicks in the theater room, shed some pounds in the exercise room, and get educated in the library. The home lists for $1.849 million. Hot home: The city where Mork and Mindy called home is known for its beautiful tableaus and amazing architecture, including this ranch-style dwelling. For $2.75 million, the new resident will get a fivebedroom, five-bath home that sits on 5,302 square feet. The mansion nestles atop a piece of property perfect for hikers, bikers, and horse riding enthusiasts. It's surrounded by floor-toceiling windows that reveal the breathtaking vistas. Hot home: Custom built by Robert Wood, this fourbedroom, five-bath home is 5,940 of opulence. It has a large saltwater in-ground pool replete with three water features. The outdoor open kitchen has a fireplace perfect for cozying up on cool prairie nights. There's plenty of space to work out in the exercise room, which is located in the basement, and a custom wine room with a wine refrigerator caps off near perfection. The home listsfor $1.295 million. Hot home: This spacious mansion highlights all of the beauty in this Hawaiian city. Comprising more than 7,000 square feet, this ninebedroom, seven-bathroom house has two wings. The foyer features natural slate flooring with a black granite fountain. Visitors are welcomed to dinner with a 250-year-old dining room table shipped from Italy and an antique chandelier from a French castle. The home lists for $1.35 million. Pensacola/Ferry Pass/Brent, Florida Palm Bay/ Melbourne, Florida Duluth, Minnesota/ Wisconsin Shreveport/Bossier City, Lousiana Little Rock, Arkansas Amount of Sales: 1,139 % Change in Sales: -2.98% Sold Price: $137,000 Active Days on Market: 95 Amount of Sales: 2,002 % Change in Sales: 7.23% Sold Price: $127,000 Active Days on Market: 105 Amount of Sales: 622 % Change in Sales: -3.12% Sold Price: $141,150 Active Days on Market: 231 Amount of Sales: 923 % Change in Sales: -8.88% Sold Price: $164,5000 Active Days on Market: 78 Amount of Sales: 1,751 % Change in Sales: 1.1 Sold Price: $150,000 Active Days on Market: 78 Hot home: Located off Pensacola Bay, this 9000-square-foot luxury estate is situated on 4.7 acres, giving the entire home the feel of a highclass retreat. Even when they're inside, residents will have plenty of space to call their own, with five bedrooms and several expansive balconies, all boasting a beautiful view of the bay. The listing price is $2.29 million. Hot home: This threebed, three-bath estate sits on Florida's Indian River, putting occupants practically a stone's throw from the Atlantic Ocean. Featuring a spacious pool area, this 2,524-square-foot abode is located close to local conveniences while still maintaining a private feel. After experiencing a price drop in September, it now lists at $999,000. Hot home: Built in 1908 for lawyer, professor, and one-time state legislator Joseph B. Cotton, this 13,000-square-foot home features imported Russian oak and walnut woods, 16th century marble fireplaces, and hand-sculpted plaster frieze ceilings. For $1,595,000—less than some of the surrounding homes— occupants will enjoy 10 bedrooms, seven full baths, two kitchens, and more. Hot home: First constructed in 1922, this 5,620-squarefoot estate has undergone extensive renovation from its last owners, who added carriage, gate, and pool houses in 2007. Aside from those additions, the house features four bedrooms and five bathrooms and is located on exclusive Ockley Drive. The current listing price is $5,925,000. Hot home: Luxury buyers seeking peace and quiet might do well to look to the Natural State, where they'll find this 14,500-square-foot traditional home, which was built in 2009 and is listing for $4.25 million. Seated on a three-acre lot, the estate comes with a four-car garage, a heated pool, a workshop, and far too many other amenities to list here. FIVE LOWEST CBSAs The M Report | 11

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