Los Angeles. This 2013 five-bedroom, open-plan house lies in the Beverly Grove neighborhood. Features include an Italian kitchen, floor-to-ceiling glass, a master suite with a balcony offering city views, and a Creston home system that controls security, climate, light, and sound.

Pocket doors lead out to a backyard patio with a fireplace and heated infinity pool. $3,250,000. Brien Varady, Deasy Penner, (213) 500-4585.

Savannah, Georgia. Built in 2016, this four-bedroom home is set in the city's Victorian District. The house has a floating staircase, a gourmet kitchen with Kitchen Aid appliances, and smart-home technology.

The property includes a two-car garage and a private courtyard with an in-ground pool. $799,900. Jessica Kelly, Engel & Völkers, (912) 238-0874.

Menlo Park, California. This five-bedroom home was built this year. The house features 10-foot ceilings, wide-plank wood floors, glass-panel stair railings, a whole-house ventilation system, and a floating gas fireplace.

A fence surrounds a large deck, a lawn, and modern landscaping. $2,498,000. The Sharp Group, Keller Williams Peninsula Estates/Top Agent Network, (650) 766-5333.

Kirkland, Washington. This five-bedroom, open-plan home overlooks Lake Washington. The ultra-modern house has Italian design elements, oversize glass windows, and a kitchen with Miele appliances, and is smart-wired with iPads.

A rooftop patio with a gas fireplace and wet bar affords the lake area. $1,888,800. Brian Hopper, Realogics/Sotheby's International Realty, (425) 201-5115.

San Francisco. Set in the Diamond Heights neighborhood, this five-bedroom 1978 home has been gutted and rebuilt from the studs. The house has a marble kitchen, white-oak floors, a yoga room, a media room, and a master suite.

Outdoor features include a front deck, a back balcony, and views of the East Bay. $2,899,000. Leon De-Levi and Polina De-Levi, Pacific Union/Christie's International Real Estate, (415) 235-4652 and (415) 345-3097.

Element 1. This single modular unit was created by Chris Pardo Design. The 920-square-foot home with expansive windows has one bedroom and one bath.

A home-automation package can be added to control audio, temperature, lighting, blinds, and security. From $145,900. Method Homes, (206) 789-5553.

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