'Breaking bad' home listing on craigslist is super clever, century 21
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'Breaking Bad' Home Listing On Craigslist Is Super Clever,
Century 21 (PHOTO)
The Huffington Post | By Michelle Manetti
Posted: 09/30/2013 4:17 pm EDT
We're not here to spoil the "Breaking Bad" series finale for those who missed it last night. But we will give major props to real estate agency
Century 21 and the clever way they used the show for brand promotion.
According to Ad Age, Century 21 posted a fake listing of Walter White's home on Craigslist. The ad, which appeared hours before Sunday's
show, is still on the site. It states the house is an "Albuquerque Palace." Its description was a nod to the show -- there's a two-car garage
perfect for a Pontiac Aztek or Chrysler 300. "Walter's house is like its own character on the show ... as the show is coming to an end we felt
like the home is going to receive a lot of attention," Matt Gentile, director of social media for the company told Ad Age.
You can trust that this was only a spoof, as the real owners of the house, Fran and Louie Padilla, told TMZ they would never, ever sell their
Here's the Craigslist ad from Century 21:
Head over to Ad Age and Craigslist for more
information. Be sure to check out Century 21's
Twitter for more on "Breaking Bad."
Watch the video above to see the actual home
used in the series.
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