5 Towns That Prove the Suburbs Aren't Always Cheap

Bel Air, Los Altos Hills make the list
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 19, 2016 8:49 AM CDT
An entrance to the upscale Bel Air area of Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

(Newser) – Think moving to the 'burbs will save you money? Not in these neighborhoods. Real estate firm Engel & Völkers has identified the priciest suburb around each of America's 10 most populous urban areas, based on the median home price. The top five, per Forbes:

  1. Bel Air outside Los Angeles: $3.45 million
  2. Los Altos Hills outside San Jose: $3.45 million
  3. Bronxville outside New York City: $2.33 million
  4. Rancho Santa Fe outside San Diego: $2.12 million
  5. Westlake outside Dallas: $2 million
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