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Homes of the Hopefuls

When every part of a presidential candidate’s life goes under the microscope, it’s not surprising that some of their homes have led to controversy. In fact, for one candidate, two properties have become the center of a heated debate.

One hopeful’s Federal-style house was formerly the headquarters for a culinary reality series. One candidate owned a collection of mansions, while another created a website to sell his comparatively humble house. The GOP hopefuls' home values range from $325,000 up to $12 million, and range in size from around 3,000 square feet to 9,500 square feet.

Click ahead to learn about these abodes, located in nine states, and find out who owns, has owned, or rents each house.

By Colleen KanePosted 2 November 2011

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