Goonies never say die and one movie fan’s dream of owning the house from “The Goonies” never died either. An undisclosed buyer agreed to buy the home at 368 38th Street in Astoria, Ore., only weeks after it hit the market, the New York Post reported. The seller, Sandi Preston, was asking for $1.65 million, but the deal isn’t expected to close until the end of next month. Listing Agent Jordan Miller of John L. Scott Real.
But what I see as something interesting is the price and value. Of course, if you are a Goonies fan, and if you are not just leave now and spend some time questioning your life choices, you know the kids saved their homes with a bag of 6-8 emeralds. I spoke with a well-known jeweler and he predicted the values of those stones, if real, at a total number well below $1,000,000.
Now with all pirates and treasure maps aside. It is crazy that the true value was the houses. Now if any of those characters could have foreseen those numbers I'm sure they would have fought more for a second mortgage rather than risking their lives.
Next post maybe I'll look at how the Wet Bandits should have tried to manipulate homeownership of the McCallister estate rather than stealing some now-defunct VCRs.