The local real estate market is booming, which is good news for Buffalo. According to the real estate website Zillow, here’s the five most expensive single family homes currently for sale in and around Buffalo, NY.

1.  186 Middlesex Rd,Buffalo, NY 14216 -- $1,399,900

This four-bedroom, 4.5 bath, 5,600-square-foot home is located in the Delaware Park District and is within walking distance to Elmwood strip. The home is located on 0.55 acres and was built in 2010.

2. 171 Middlesex Rd, Buffalo, NY -- $1,389,000

This six bedroom, 5 bath, 6,780-square-foot Tudor with a flagstone patio is located on a corner lot. It was built in 1927.

3. 164 Lincoln Pkwy,Buffalo, NY 14222 -- $1,250,000

The 8,238 square foot home has 9 beds and 6.5 baths and overlooks the Rose Garden at Delaware Park and neighbors the Albright Knox Art Gallery. The property also has a two-bedroom, 1.5-bath carriage house in the back. The home was built in 1924.

4. 115 Nottingham Ter,Buffalo, NY 14216 -- $1,200,000

The stone and frame house has three bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The 5,615-square-foot home was built in 1933 and is situated on a landscaped yard and pool area. A curved driveway leads to private wooded home.

5. 35 Hallam Rd,Buffalo, NY 14216 -- $899,000

The Middlesex 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath, 3,950-square-foot home is located on property with a landscaped yard and gardens. The 1929 home has a deck, fireplace, patio, porch, security system and 400-square-foot garage.

If you think those houses are expensive, check out Zillow’s list of the Most Expensive Homes in New York. Turns out, the mortgage payment on a $65 million property is only $$240,673 a month. Yes, it's in New York City so maybe it's not the biggest surprise in the world but WOW!