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If you visit your clients at home, chances are you’ve seen a variety of living situations, from the palatial to the pint-sized.

And while many like their abodes just the way they are, buying a new place to live is a priority for some clients. Business Insider’s list of the 11 most-expensive homes ever sold in America shows that the sky is the limit for home prices.

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That’s partially because the U.S. housing market has been on the rise, and some luxury houses have sold for more than US$140 million, reports BI.

Canada’s housing market is also going strong, so work with house-hunting clients to ensure their expectations are realistic. And build a good financial plan that allows them to save while making mortgage payments.

See the list of expensive U.S. homes here.

Also read:

Housing market to stay strong through 2015

New home sales jump

OSFI aims to tighten mortgage insurance rules

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Originally published on Advisor.ca

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