How much are famous movie houses worth?
Couple John and Cynthia Abendshien had owned the red-brick colonial-style building since the 1980s, and had been looking for more than $2.4 million (£1.6 million) for the property.
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However, they were forced to sell for the much lower price despite the home’s rich history.
Sold... Home Alone house (Credit: PA)
Back in 1989 when ‘Home Alone’ was being filmed, the couple camped in the bedroom while the rest of the enormous 4,250 sq ft house was used by the production team.
Much of the property was trashed (onscreen at least) by Macaulay Culkin as he fought off Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern’s robbers.
It seems that being used in a famous movie does not make a property immune from the house price crash. Indeed all the recent examples we could find sold for less than their asking price, although there were still some whopping valuations.
Replica... house inspired by Up sold for $400,000 (Credit: Rex)
A property in Salt Lake City based on the iconic house in Pixar’s ‘Up’ – which even had the same kitchen fittings – was sold for a relatively modest $400,000 (£256,000) - lower than many other homes in the area.
Cheap... Blade Runner house (Credit: PA)
The building used as Dr Tyrell’s mansion in