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Do you dream of owning a cute nest in San Francisco that’s big enough for the family you’re still unsure you want or at least a puppy? Maybe this dream pad of yours also has a hammock in the back yard and a front porch where you’ll drink lemonade? Yeah, that’s not going to happen, according to Business Insider. They compiled information on how much space $1 million will get you in each of the major U.S. cities. San Francisco leads the pack and it wasn’t even close. You can get 500+ more square feet in second place finisher Boston. Check out analysis of the results and how much space your money will fetch overseas below. And in case this report bummed you out, this will probably make you feel better.

How much housing you can buy with a million dollars very much depends on what city you are looking to buy in. According to Knight Frank data cited by CNBC’s Robert Frank, a million dollars goes a lot further in Cape Town than it would in Monaco. But what about in the U.S.?

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Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis studied creative writing at University of Maryland, College Park and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. After a few years of odd jobs, he landed at KQED, where he worked his way up from an intern to being the lead producer of a literature podcast and then the creator and editor of KQED Pop. In his free time, he teaches yoga and sings his heart out at karaoke.

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