Prices are holding up nicely in the ZIP codes of the rich and famous.
Forbes magazine examined the top 100 most expensive ZIP codes in the United States and concluded that most saw strong price appreciation in the last 12 months.
Here are the top-10 most expensive ZIP Codes and the median home sales prices:
Fisher Island, Fla., Miami-Dade County, 33109. Median sales price: $3.85 million
Alpine, N.J. Bergen County, 07620, $3.59 million
Mill Neck, N.Y. Nassau County, 11765, $3 million
Newport Coast, Calif., Orange County, 92657, $2.8 million
Water Mill, NY, Suffolk County, 11976, $2.72 million
Atherton, Calif., San Mateo County, 94027, $2.7 million
Santa Barbara, Calif., Santa Barbara County, 93108, $2.7 million
Wainscott, N.Y., Suffolk County, 11975, $2.56 million
Rancho Sante Fe, Calif., San Diego County, 92067, $2.47 million
Beverly Hills, Calif. Los Angeles County, 90210, $2.41 million
Source: Forbes, Matt Woolsey (10/07/08)