Eminem grew up in Detroit, Mich., but after making it big he moved to the much nicer city of Rochester -- within the same state.

Marshall Mathers dropped a whole lot of coin on the Michigan mansion -- but whether it's worth as much as he paid for it is another story.

Remember when houses used to actually appreciate in value? You know, back in the old days, when we walked to school in the snow, uphill (both ways), with tennis rackets for shoes.