“Lots of chiropractor” - Does Your MLS Listing Need Adjustment?

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Real Estate Agent with Sotheby's International Realty BRE # 01362887

Just when you think you’ve seen ‘em all, a new batch of MLS and real estate advertising bloopers pops up. This group had me in tears:

A Few Good Laughs

“Walk to clinic” (A sales pitch for those who itch!)

“Good valu for the moaning” (Sign on a hooker at Hollywood and Vine.)

“Breeze and sunshit” (It wasn't the sun, pal…it was that large bird with the toilet paper on his shoe.)

“Dip into the pook” (I take it "pook" is code for “tequila”?)

“Style and elephants” (This home must have sold for peanuts.)

Now I Can’t Breathe

“Beutiful Spinach decor” (This gives new meaning to “green building.”)

“Lovely graftsman home” ( …Chirped the tour guide to a rapt group of White House visitors.)

“Lots of chiropractor” (I suggest you call for an adjustment.)

“Buy only one or separately” (Hint: When you’re seeing double, the keg is empty.)

Rolling On The Floor

“Cook off in the pool” (Reason # 1 not to swim while blow-drying your hair.)

“Hellside home” (Sign on the cheap plots of Forest Lawn Cemetary.)

“Highin building” (That’s fairly obvious, Sunshine.)

“Colorful generation garden” (It generated a nitwit.)

"Graveful living” (That’s an oxymoron, moron.)

I Think I Wet My Pants

“Owner is licentious agent” - (Well that explains the naked guy in the kitchen.)

That’s it for this week, folks. Remember: Spell Well and Sell!

For more real estate humor, please visit Gwen at www.sherlockofhomes.blogspot.com/ or Agent Genius. For all your real estate needs, please go to www.LAhomesite.com.

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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA

Lisa, we must know the same guy!

Jane, I suspect you and I both have run into this guy at local open houses. When we have drinks, I'll spill the beans...

Jim, there's no cure for stupid.

Jun 22, 2012 05:18 PM #16
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Mike Cooper
Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
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Well, you've got to give the licentious agent credit.  He's up front, out front or whatever.  He's probably responsible for the dip into the pook too.  I hope you're off to a great weekend, Gwen!  What's the scoop on our daughter's show?

Jun 22, 2012 07:25 PM #17
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA

Thanks for asking, Mike – we are still waiting for the final word from Bravo – it's nerve-racking!!!

Jun 22, 2012 10:13 PM #18
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Gwen, I love the BEUTIFUL SPINACH DECOR comment and your response!  I do, however, think it was quite appropriate for the LA crowd.  Think who might have shown up to view the house if the decor was advertised as:

LEAFY GREENS

Jun 23, 2012 03:52 AM #19
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Ronald Curtis
Continental Properties - West Palm Beach, FL

Hey Gwen.........

Your response to Jay, "that's my ex :-)"............

You must have a very understanding ex, as you subscribe so many evil things to him.

Good thing that you only have one.

Keep the Martinis flowing.

RJ

 

Jun 23, 2012 06:54 AM #20
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Doug Dawes
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Georgetown, MA
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Bloppers are always fun. After dealing with some buyers and sellers I'd like to get "highin building" while having a "cook off in the pool"

Jun 23, 2012 06:57 AM #21
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Valerie Zinger
House Proud Ottawa-Ontario-Canada - Ottawa, ON
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Gwen:  Debbie re blogged this and it is hilarious.  Thank you so much for this morning's laugh.  I am still thinking of the licentious agent.  

Jun 23, 2012 07:47 AM #22
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Marte Cliff
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Thank you so much for bringing hilarity into our lives! We'll all live longer because we laugh out loud every time we read these posts. 

Jun 23, 2012 10:34 AM #23
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

@ Ronald:  based on Mike Cooper's comment ( #17: "What's the scoop on OUR daughter's show")I would say that Gwen has an outstanding EX!  ^_~

Jun 23, 2012 12:56 PM #24
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA

Bruce, think who would have shown up if it said "Fruits, Flakes and Nuts." I love L.A!

Jun 23, 2012 01:17 PM #25
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA
RJ , that's just my wicked sense of humor and a lot of poetic license. Actually I adore my ex!
Jun 23, 2012 01:19 PM #26
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Doug, I hear you on that - hence my martini madness!
Jun 23, 2012 01:20 PM #27
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Valerie, that was so nice of dear Debbie! Please check in every Friday for the latest in blooper fun.
Jun 23, 2012 01:22 PM #28
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Marte, I truly appreciate your kind words. The world is so tough out there sometimes, and I do believe that laughter helps us all get through the day. And your support keeps me motivated - thank you so much!
Jun 23, 2012 01:25 PM #29
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Bruce, Mike and I have very deep secrets that I will reveal only if you ply me with enough wine...
Jun 23, 2012 01:28 PM #30
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Oh come on Gwen, come on Gwen, come on Gwen! 

Will this type of WHINE work, Gwen????

Jun 23, 2012 01:36 PM #31
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Jun 23, 2012 02:20 PM #32
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Jay Markanich
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC - Bristow, VA
Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia

Say it ain't so Gwen!  That guy has a dimple in his chin!  You didn't fall for that, did you? 

Still, I don't believe it.  Say it ain't so!

 

;>)

Jun 23, 2012 03:17 PM #33
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Jay, if you are referring to the guy in the photo – that's not my ex… But he does remind me of my ex's mother :-)
Jun 23, 2012 03:29 PM #34
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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA

Bruce, you'll have to ask Mike :-)

Jun 23, 2012 04:52 PM #35
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