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A very humorous Blog that highlights gaffes from the MLS & ad bloopers.
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  Hi Friends  - Please forgive my shameless self-promotion, but I'm just a gal trying to make a living. Thus, I wanted to share with you my two new listings that were just named as "Hot Properties" in the L.A.Times. The sellers are wonderful, so they both deserve a bit of publicity. Don't worry -...
11/04/2013
Hey, Friends – it’s time for this week’s Blooper Reel. My trusted scouts and I found some crazy real estate advertising and MLS errors this week. Thanks to Jane Peters and Jill Sackler for their help in keeping me afloat in hysterical bloopers. Check these out: No Pain “Separate wings for parent...
10/31/2013
Welcome back to the Blooper Reel, friends. This week’s MLS and real estate advertising gaffes involve dogs, goats, popes, and a guy named George. What is careless is often comical and, uh, “colorful.” Please enjoy:  Got Your Goat “Let’s meet our goats together” (Sign on the meeting tent at Lost ...
10/25/2013
Hi, friends – welcome to this week’s edition of “How to shoot yourself in the foot in a public forum.” These advertising and MLS bloopers will keep you laughing, but I am not sure how well they help sell the properties being marketed. After you finish laughing, you can decide: Gone To Waste “MUS...
10/17/2013
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Hi Friends,   Please take a few seconds to click on the link to see my new video. All feed back is most welcome. (Oh, and it's very short :-) Thank you!   MAGNIFICENT LAKE FRONT RESIDENCE  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-ZOjvwTEZ8   Presented by Gwen Banta and Sotheby's International Realty Thi...
10/14/2013
Do you ever wonder how some people continue to get work in spite of their blunders? I know I do. I can overlook the occasional blooper, but some of these are ridiculous. They are also quite hilarious… although I doubt the sellers would think so. Welcome to the Friday Blooper Blog, which highligh...
10/10/2013
Wow – another week, another wonder! Yes, it’s Blooper Day, and the MLS and local real estate ads have been rife with errors this past week. Thanks to Jill Sackler of Plainview, NY, for her great East Coast finds. The gaffes are widespread, friends, so be sure to send me your best finds. In the m...
10/03/2013
  It’s a new week, and here we go again, my friends. Hop aboard the MLS blooper train for the ride of your life. This week had more than the usual rash of MLS and real estate advertising gaffes. Please enjoy: For Free! “Free tors” (Apparently Sweden is reducing its surplus of tall, blond, good-lo...
09/27/2013
Welcome to this week’s edition of the blooper reel, friends. Not every blooper is a misspelling – some are just nonsensical. Let these gaffes be a reminder that we should not only use spellcheck, but also re-read our work. Otherwise, there could some funny results, as with these funny whoppers: ...
09/19/2013
Well, my friends, you are certainly in for some laughs this week. Thanks to Jan Pastras and Carlo Cappomazza of Los Angeles, as well as my Twitter friends at HelpUSell Real Estate for their side-splitting contributions from the MLS and local real estate ads. We never seem to run out, so please e...
09/13/2013
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A very humorous Blog that highlights gaffes from the MLS and real estate ad bloopers.