Wednesday WTF

The Lord Is Testing Me With This House Owned by Dr. Phil

By Adlene Neely Dealey / January 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

We love our readers. And fans of the Wednesday WTF are especially ardent and helpful, and send us suggestions. So many of you sent this house that is now on the market, and is owned by one Dr. Phil McGraw, he of the hirsute lip and slightly Texan twang and all the folksy humor.  If […]

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Heads Up: It’s the First Wednesday WTF of the New Year

By Adlene Neely Dealey / January 1, 2020 / 1 Comment

I’m five champagnes and three rounds of neighborly celebratory gunfire in, but never fear — there will be a new Wednesday WTF, just in time for the new year. Our first column of 2020 is yet another one of those houses that screams charm from the outside, and but the interior is so taste specific […]

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Best of 2019: Dirty Dancing Listing in Australia

By Adlene Neely Dealey / December 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2020! Cheers, from Candy and the entire staff […]

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Did You Forget Your White Elephant Gift?

By Adlene Neely Dealey / December 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

If ever there was an event designed for Wednesday WTF, it is the office white elephant exchange. I mean, unless someone specifically says, “We’re giving nice gifts this year,” it’s a seasonal opportunity designed for making people open gift bags and say, “Why?”

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We Have to Say Something Nice, So This House Has Great Bones

By Adlene Neely Dealey / December 11, 2019 / 5 Comments
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As children, we’re all told at least once, that if we can’t say anything nice, we shouldn’t say anything at all. But if I do that today, this column would be woefully short. So here goes: Our Wednesday WTF has really nice bones. I will even go so far as to say that this home […]

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Do You Really Gotta Have a Gimmick?

By Adlene Neely Dealey / December 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
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In one of my favorite songs from the musical Gypsy, three burlesque dancers instruct the girl who would become Gypsy Rose that, “Kid, you gotta get a gimmick if you wanna get ahead.” And now, it seems everyone in real estate or even the hospitality industry has taken that mantra to heart, to questionable ends.

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