Truth in advertising?

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Real Estate Agent with HomeSmart Realty West CalBRE #01458572

Truth in advertising?

I was doing a lot of real estate reading late last night and found a nice slide show of what obviously was a foreclosed property.

There were a few slides that I would have left out unless you're 200% behind truth in advertising. This was the slide that most offended my real estate agent marketing senses:

http://www.missionvalleycondos.info


I'm not quite sure what that slide is supposed to say to the viewer: hole in the ceiling, foreclosure, needs a little TLC?


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Sonsie Conroy
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I list and sell everywhere in San Luis Obispo County

I think probably the photograph was to indicate an electrica outlet is available for a ceiling fan, light  fixture, etc. I can't be sure, but it looks like one of those heavy-duty outlets, maybe for 220? Not a pretty sight, but perhaps useful to a prospective buyer.

October 17, 2010 06:19 PM
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Mike Martin
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That might not be so bad with an explaination - like Chris Ann said, maybe it's proof of something positive. Just the picture though... Gives a really bad impression!

October 19, 2010 03:32 PM
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Gay E. Rosen
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Houlihan Lawrence

Hi Jim - How about "Room with a View?"  Bset, Gay

October 20, 2010 03:47 PM
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Dave Miller
RE/MAX Real Estate Dumont,NJ - Bergen County, New Jersey Homes for Sale
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Jim, I've taken some shots like this one... - with an explaination, when I'm selling a home 'as is' that needs alot of work....Just to save agents/buyers time that would not want to tackle repair issues...

October 22, 2010 07:59 AM
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