Open Houses of the Week: Jan. 7-8

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open houses of the week
open houses of the week

There's something about that "Open House" sign that acts like a magnet. Whether you're looking for a new place to live, keeping tabs on real estate in your neighborhood, or just angling for a sneak peek at someone else's private domain, the lure of an open door is strong indeed.

Kick off the new year with a bang, as we crisscross the country in search of some of the most interesting open houses around. From a modern marvel in Miami to a sprawling mansion near Minneapolis, we skim the cream of the crop in our first feature of the year. Come along for the ride!