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    11 Fictional Homes That Seem Affordable But Are Definitely Super Expensive

    *Cue me daydreaming about Kathleen Kelly's brownstone all day*

    Making a major city your home can be an amazing experience. Most urban hubs are known for their diversity, their stellar food scene, and their arts and culture. As with any move, it's important to understand the cost of living and know what type of home best fits your budget.

    Unless you're a very high-earner, your city home might not have a spacious walk-in closet or every desired amenity. It's easy to fantasize about the urban life we see in TV and movies — where everyday people reside in glamorous high-rises and charming brownstones. The fact of the matter is that these types of homes come at a very high price and are usually located in the most costly neighborhoods.

    Speaking of brownstones...let's take a look at some of those fictional city homes that can give us unrealistic expectations:

    1. Emily Cooper's Paris apartment in Emily in Paris

    Emily and Gabriel standing in Emily's kitchen in "Emily in Paris"

    2. Cassie Bowden's Los Angeles bungalow in The Flight Attendent

    Cassie in "The Flight Attendant"

    3. Kathleen Kelly's Upper West Side brownstone in You've Got Mail

    Kathleen Kelly in her NYC brownstone kitchen in "You've Got Mail"

    4. Sonny Koufax's SoHo loft in Big Daddy

    Sonny's loft in "Big Daddy"

    5. Rachel and Kurt's Bushwick loft in Glee

    Rachel and Kurt in their spacious loft in "Glee"

    6. Jessica Day's LA loft in New Girl

    The roommates playing True American in "New Girl"

    7. Roger Radcliffe's London flat in101 Dalmatians

    Pongo sitting at the window of Roger's apartment in Disney's "101 Dalmations"

    8. Mia Thermopolis' San Francisco firehouse in The Princess Diaries

    Mia Thermopolis handing out in her bedroom in "The Princess Diaries"

    9. Carrie Bradshaw's Upper East Side brownstone in Sex and the City

    Carrie Bradshaw at her home desk typing away on her computer in "Sex and the City"

    10. Monica Geller's West Village apartment in Friends

    Rachel and Monica answering the door of their apartment in "Friends"

    11. Holly Golightly's Manhattan home in Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Holly Golightly standing in her NYC apartment in "Breakfast At Tiffany's"

    While your city home may not come with the square footage of these fictional pads, embrace the character of your own unique space. City living can be expensive, but with a little research, it's possible to find the urban jungle that best fits your lifestyle and your budget!