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Lights, Camera, Real Estate!

It is wintertime and baby, its cold outside!

Winter is the perfect time to stay in, make a cup of hot cocoa, pop some popcorn, and watch movies!

Below are five movies recommended by realtors!

Criteria for selection: the gorgeous real estate in each movie is the unspoken star of the film!

Get ready to be inspired and start dreaming cozy real estate dreams!

Stay warm and enjoy!

#1 The Holiday (2006)

To live in a Country English cottage or a Southern California mansion? You decide!

Movie real estate fact:

The English cottage was built for the movie and deconstructed after shooting. The home that inspired the cottage design is currently for sale. The California mansion in the movie was designed by Wallace Neff and was his personal residence. It has 7 bedrooms and 6 baths and is currently on the market for $10.78 million.

Real life addresses:

Holmbury St. Mary, Nr Dorking, Surrey, RH5

and

1883 Orlando Road, San Marino, CA 91108

#2 Home Alone (1990)

Set in a classic brick Georgian colonial home with holiday cheer, even the cat burglars know this one is a gem!

Movie real estate fact:

The house, located 16 miles north of Chicago, IL, sold for $1.585 million in 2012. How often do the new owners put their hands on their faces and yell, “Aaaaaahhhhhh!” a la Macaulay Culkin?

Real life address:

671 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL 60093

#3 Father of the Bride (1991)