One of my favourite listing bloopers is this one, which was written in all-caps: “PAINTED PEAKS AND SLATS, CALIFORNIA SHUDDERS.” Now, I know California is an earthquake zone, but I’m not sure that’s much of a selling point.
Spring has sprung and some real estate salespeople seem to have love on the brain when it comes to their listings - and the resulting listing bloopers. I keep running across properties with “hug decks.”
Auto-correct is not always our friend, colleagues, as demonstrated in this new batch of listing bloopers. “This spacious property was formally a bakery.” There is something rather charming about a “formal” bakery, don’t you think?
Every now and then, a sales rep will try to be eloquent and end up channeling Yoda. Here are a few listing bloopers that had me smiling: “Spacious & bright the open lobby.” “Comfortably spaced is the foyer.” “Open & spacious the great room.”
The kitchen seems to be a particularly popular room when it comes to real estate bloopers. For example: “The reno’d kitchen offers a large butler’s style panty prep space.” I’m sure the butler appreciates that. It’s always good to have a place to prepare your panties.
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