Peggy Blair

Peggy Blair

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If you’re the type to enjoy classical music when you’re feeling a little down, this could be the property for you with its “Deck in the Bach yard.”

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"This property is “waiting for your decorating flare.” Nothing like a sudden burst of flames to add a cosy touch!" Peggy Blair lists some of her favourite recent real estate listing bloopers.

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Let's end 2017 with some great listing bloopers. There was this apparently distressed property: "truly unique, set on 4 acres within waling distance." Poor thing. I hope it gets whatever help it needs.

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Peggy Blair offers her latest collection of listing bloopers. She says, “Lofts have been getting a lot of your attention these days as selling features, and these listing cracked me up.”

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In spring along with spring showers comes a new crop of real estate listing bloopers! Perhaps my favourite one this month was: “INDROUND POOL.” I hope it’s not a Freudian slip.

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Well, colleagues, we’re in the busy spring season, which means we’re all rushing around like crazy. The upside of busy-time, of course, is more real estate bloopers for me.

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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.

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At times it’s not that there’s anything wrong with the wording in a listing, it just strikes me as funny. For example: "This home has undergone a recent sympathetic renovation."

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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.”

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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?