What Would You Pay for America's Most Important Home?

When President Obama sat with real estate website Zillow for an online discussion this week, he may have been surprised to see the site turn its appraisal eye on his current home. See how much they think the 132-room mansion he occupies would fetch.
August 9, 2013, 1pm PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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"It's the best-known address in the U.S., maybe even the world. So how much would it cost to buy the stately, 221-year-old house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of pricey, downtown D.C.?"

"A for-sale listing on Zillow.com offers the White House for a cool $320 million. Or if you're in the market for a rental home, it would cost about $1.8 million a month to rent the 16-bedroom, 35-bath home."

"The home features forced air, a bowling alley, home office space, an underground bunker, carpeted and hardwood floors. The wood, brick and sandstone home sits on 18 acres. The posting describes the home as 'this magnificent 132-room mansion is the rarest of homes in the U.S.'"

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Published on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 in WTOP
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