10. Long Island, N.Y.:

The price to purchase home: $2,200,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $8,787

9. Boston, Mass.:

The price to purchase home: $2,313,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $9,239

Massachusetts

8. Ventura, Calif.:

The price to purchase home: $2,400,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $9,586

7. San Diego, Calif.:

The price to purchase home: $2,400,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $9,586

6. West Palm Beach, Fla.:

The price to purchase home: $2,466,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $9,850

5. Miami:

The price to purchase home: $2,900,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $11,583

Florida

4. San Jose, Calif.:

The price to purchase home: $3,380,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $13,501

3. Orange County, Calif.:

The price to purchase home: $3,450,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $13,780

2. Los Angeles:

The price to purchase home: $3,650,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $14,579

1. San Francisco:

The price to purchase home: $5,350,000

Average monthly mortgage payment: $21,369

California houses