Finding a Buyer for some of the World’s Most Iconic Homes

Ever wonder who moved into the Friends Apartment after the series finale? We have an idea…

Ever wonder who moved into the Friends Apartment after the series finale? Curious who might buy the X-Mansion after the apocalypse? We plugged these and other famous addresses into CBx, a proprietary app only available to Coldwell Banker agents that uses big data to identify the marketing profile of a home’s most likely buyer, and have identified the ideal buyer profile for each of these iconic homes.  Do you fit the bill?

X-Mansion
1407 Graymalkin Lane, North Salem, NY 10560

According to CBx, here are some characteristics of the most likely buyer of this home:
• Median age of residents – 45.25
• Homes with Children – 34.98%
• Average family size – 3.0
• Top 3 Areas Moving to Westchester County – Bronx, New York, Asia
• Buyer Profile – Top Tier (more than 3 times the US household income, purchasing power to induce any choice, net worth over $1.5 million dollars)

Though this is a fake address, it’s one Coldwell Banker knows well, as the official real estate partner of the X-Men: Apocalypse film. Famed home of the X-Men and Professor X, 1407 Graymalkin Lane is located in the very northeast corner of Westchester County. While we’ll let the comic book experts average out the age of the X-Men, forty-five seems pretty in-line with the previous inhabitants of this home–depending on which time continuum we’re talking about, of course. That said, Wolverine may be skewing this on the high side since we’re not really sure how old he is. We also know the “Top Tier” Buyer Profile is fitting, as Professor X certainly had plenty of purchasing power, as evidenced by his underground jet hangar and high security.

The Friends Apartment
90 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

According to CBx, here are some characteristics of the most likely buyer of this home:
• Buyer Profile – 100% Laptops & Lattes
• Average Household Income: $176,493 – Rachel’s salary as a coffee waitress would likely not cut it.
• Median Age of Residents – 36.97

We couldn’t think of a better name for the buyer profile of this property than ‘Laptops & Lattees’…unless of course you called it ‘Central Perk.’ While Rachel’s coffee waitress salary probably doesn’t fit the average household income of over $150k, we always did wonder how she could afford a 2 bedroom apartment in the middle of Manhattan. At the time of the series finale, the Friends’ ages ranged from 34-37, so pretty close to the 39 CBx predicted. All of that considered, this property is pretty priceless given that you’d live across the hall from your best friends (and a stone’s throw from “ugly naked guy”).

The Full House House
1709 Broderick Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

According to CBx, here are some characteristics of the most likely buyer of this home:

Average Family Size: 2.4
Homes with Children: 11.31%
Average Household Income: $130,187

With an average family size of fewer than three, the CBx buyer profile for this property does not seem to account for the Tanner family of more than 6 residents. But, then again, it was a FULL house. Looking at the predicted average household income around $130k, this could be indicative of Danny Tanner’s career as a TV show host.

Breaking Bad House
3828 Piermont Dr NE Albuquerque, NM 87111

According to CBx, here are some characteristics of the most likely buyer of this home:

Median Age of Resident: 44.77
Average Household Income: $88,238
Average Homeowner’s Insurance: $488
Median Commute Time: 19 minutes

This Albuquerque abode was home to Walter White in the hit series, Breaking Bad. While the home is actually a real address, we thought there were some interesting insights on the CBx buyer profile as it relates to the fictional characters who call this place home. The series begins around Walter’s 50th birthday, so the median age of 44 in the buyer profile is pretty close. With a short commute to the car wash he and his wife own, the roughly 20 minute commute time seems accurate—with the exception of Walter’s trips out to the desert. While the average household income of $88k might be appropriate for what Walter would report on his tax return, it’s likely much lower than the millions Jesse Pinkman and Walter were raking in with their meth operation. And as for the average homeowner’s insurance, we’d recommend a higher premium than $488 with a drug ring being operated out of your home. It should be noted that Coldwell Banker recently listed the home of Jesse Pinkman, so we know a thing or two.

 

To see a market analysis for your home, contact a Coldwell Banker agent and ask them to plug your address into CBx. You can find a Coldwell Banker professional today on coldwellbanker.com.

 

Victoria Keichinger is the Brand Engagement Manager with Coldwell Banker Real Estate. She grew up in New Jersey, before attending the University of Miami and still remains a proud 'Cane. Going back to her roots, she currently lives in Hoboken, NJ where she enjoys runs along the Hudson and eating at great restaurants. A true francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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