Like Professor Willow says, Pokemon can be found in every corner of the earth — and that includes home and rental listings.
The blockbuster release of the “Pokemon Go” app has led neighbors to meet each other for the first time and to dodge traffic together as they collect adorable monsters in a geocaching, or treasure-hunt style, exercise using their smartphones.
A cultural phenomenon this big was bound to find its place in real estate, and already the references are appearing in listings. Next up: Phone photos of the cute creatures posed alongside staging props.
Super bona fide
4829 S 7th St, Tacoma, WA
These “Make Me Move” sellers say there’s been a confirmed Squirtle sighting in their backyard. There also “may or may not be a Charizard lvl 7” in the neighbor’s shed. That’s on top of three Pokemon Go Gyms and five PokeStops. Get it while it lasts.
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3227 W Franklin St #2, Richmond, VA
Maybe it’s all the millennials living alone in Richmond, VA, that makes this rental one of the first in the country to tout its Pokemon cred. “The home is right down the block from The Franklin Inn (currently home to a Pokemon Go gym, as well as the best Bloody Marys in Richmond).”
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34 Kohler Dr, Mary Esther, FL
Not to be left out, this listing starts with a disclosure: “**There are ZERO Pokemon Go features.**” Counterculture stand or cry for help?
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High-tech hot spot
7803 140th Pl NE, Redmond, WA
Here’s another “Make Me Move” listing that sees the whole picture, real and Poke. It’s less than 10 minutes from the Microsoft and Nintendo campuses by car, and within seven minutes of a Pokemon Gym and three other Pokestops. Probably faster if you run.
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