That's because you apparently need to earn at least $200,000 or more to become a homeowner in Los Angeles or really any other major city in California, according to a new analysis by real estate company Redfin.
That number has increased from last year, according to the analysis, when your salary needed to be closer to $74,000.
The median home price in LA is $823,500. That means an annual income of $221,592 would be needed to afford your mortgage in the City of Angels.
San Diego is a bit cheaper but not by much. There, the median home price is $790,000, and you'd need to make around $212,577.
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Other California cities to make the list were Anaheim, Bakersfield, Fresno, Riverside, and Oxnard in Southern California.
Now which city is the most costly place to purchase a home? Look a little further up north to San Francisco in the Bay Area, where you'll need an annual income of $402,821 to afford a median-price home.
Nationwide, the average U.S. homebuyer needs to dish out about $107,000 a year to afford a monthly median mortgage payment of about $2,700.
The most affordable, budget-friendly city for homebuyers in America turned out to be Detroit, Michigan. There, the required income for a median-priced home is $48,435.
To get these results, Redfin compared median monthly mortgage payments in Oct. 2022 and Oct. 2021.
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