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Big city money: Luxury suburbs in the nation’s largest metros

Engel & Völkers North America released a list of the nation's biggest cities and their most expensive neighborhoods
  • The top two wealthiest neighborhoods are in the Golden State, including Bel Air and Los Angeles and Los Altos Hills in San Jose.
  • New York's Bronxville is the third wealthiest neighborhood, located in Westchester County and home to a median home sales price of $2,325,000.
  • Houston, Dallas and San Antonio all had communities make the list as the most luxurious neighborhoods in the nation.

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Los Altos Hills in San Jose, California/Flickr user Throughout the nation's largest metros, each has a gem of a neighborhood filled with some of the most luxurious real estate. Engel & Völkers North America decided to rank them, recently releasing its top 10 list of the most expensive suburbs in America. From coast to coast and north to south, these wealthy neighborhoods are home to great schools, beautiful landscapes and storied pasts. According to the report, San Jose's Los Altos Hills and Bel Air in Los Angeles are the most expensive communities in the country. Both had a reported median home price value of $3.45 million. Once quietly home to a scenic landscape, Los Altos Hills is now one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Silicon Valley. An oasis for tech giants seeking solace, it homes are known for their larger plots and views of the South and East Bay. Los Altos Hills' crown jewel is the Pathway System that boasts 85 miles of t...