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.
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?
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