Listing Fail #114

Listing Fail #114
Listing Fail #114: According to the listing, “pictures are not true reflection of the condition of the home.” Well good cause the pictures seem to imply this is a nightmare house of horrors.

Listing Fails or Sochi Problems? 1

Listing Fails or Sochi Problems?
When journalists descended on Sochi last week before the 22nd Olympic Winter Games, many took to Twitter to express their dismay at the state of their hotel rooms. While their conditions are hardly ideal – yellow water, bees in the honey, and more- they are certainly providing entertainment for audiences back home. While most of ...

Listing Fail #89

Listing Fail #89
Try keeping your listing photos to photos of the listing. YES, this photo showed up in an ACTUAL listing (http://bit.ly/1aNf5LC). Way to capture a moment though.

Real Estate Glossary

Real Estate Glossary
Certain phrases pop up again and again in real estate listings, and these keywords offer a good indication of the prices a property will command. And sometimes listings just flat out lie. You know, when “antique” actually means “old, crappy, and falling apart”. Or how about our personal favorite phrase, “buyers eager to sell,” which ...

If These Walls Could Talk…

If These Walls Could Talk...
They’d say put me out of my misery. The horror of the floral. I may not always ‘get’ art, but this is just scribbles, right? Pretty poor color and pattern choice for a bathroom. Especially a bathroom. Painted an ugly color and painted poorly. This is what we call making the worst of a bad ...

We Appreciate Your Honesty

We Appreciate Your Honesty
Photo courtesy of RISMedia

High-Def Junk

High-Def Junk
High-definition photography is usually reserved for luxury homes, or it’s at least used to make properties look that way. Hate to break it to this seller, but no amount of HD is going to help this listing, save for maybe some good, old-fashioned cleaning and sweeping. However, since I can see a broom in this ...

Terrifying Children’s Wall Murals

Terrifying Children's Wall Murals
This post was given a very clear title, just so no one is the least bit confused about the fact that these hand-painted children’s wall murals are in a word – terrifying. As a parent, why would you do this to your child? As a child, how would you ever be able to sleep? But ...

Is It Always Greener On The Other Side?

Is It Always Greener On The Other Side?
Sure, we’re all excited for spring. And yes, listing photos with a lush green lawn are more aesthetically pleasing than a bare brown one. But what is with all the exterior real estate photos with frighteningly terrible Photoshopped lawns? If you think you’re fooling anyone, you’re wrong. And, if you think this looks better than ...

Here Are Two Realtors Whose Names You’ll Remember

Here Are Two Realtors Whose Names You'll Remember
Now, that’s an intoxicating realtor name. Like this person could be anything but a realtor with that fabulous name.