New York City is a behemoth relative to the most of the world, especially when it comes to real estate. The Big Apple totaled $14,299,661,253 in sales volume in the first quarter of 2016 – nearly double its closest competitor worldwide.
- Los Angeles barely squeezed past London to reach the no. 2 spot in sales volume in the first quarter of 2016.
- New York, L.A., San Francisco, South Florida, Washington D.C. and Chicago all made the top ten.
- Houston also made the top 20, enjoying continued growth since last year.