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The One Where We Scare Up a Great Starter Home

By Bethany Erickson / September 25, 2019 / 1 Comment

I’m gonna call it, and you’re probably gonna argue with me, but this week’s Wednesday WTF is a listing for a great starter home where the Realtor has done something that has been done to death. So, meet this cute little starter home in Florida. As with everything in Florida, it seems normal until it’s […]

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The One Where They Put the ‘Home’ in Homicide (or Something)

By Bethany Erickson / September 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

I’m not sure what it says when two different people send you two different stories about murder houses in a week, but hi, it’s Wednesday and we’re going to talk about homicide and houses. No, not houses where the photography is so bad, or the cleaning so derelict that it looks like a murder house, […]

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The One We Can’t Say In the Headline Because Uh, Yeah …

By Bethany Erickson / August 28, 2019 / 2 Comments

So, hi. I hope you aren’t currently eating your breakfast, because I couldn’t put what today’s Wednesday WTF was about in the headline because, well, it’ll put you off your feed entirely. You see, this week’s story comes from (as many of the best WTFs do) Florida, where a couple bought a luxury vacation home […]

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The One Where They Turned Two Condos Into 18 Apartments

By Bethany Erickson / August 21, 2019 / 1 Comment

Everyone knows (or almost everyone) that living in an apartment can blow. If you are blissfully unaware of how bad apartment life can be, we applaud you on your foresight to be born into a family with a palatial mansion and zero desire to make you live on your own at a tender age. But […]

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When Life Hands You Fiery Lemons, Make Fiery Lemonade

By Bethany Erickson / August 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

So, say you have this listing, and it’s been pretty much destroyed in a fiery disaster at some point. And say you have access to a picture from the day it caught fire. And say you know the value of the property is in the land.  Now, some might just list the property with say, […]

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The One Where They Just Say ‘Screw It’ And Buy a Compound

By Bethany Erickson / July 24, 2019 / 2 Comments

I haven’t been single in quite some time, but I’m sure anyone who has can remember the horrific strings of dates, the bad breakups, and other lackluster interactions with the opposite sex that had you (often with the help of Jim, Jose, Jack, Evan, Captain Morgan, or Stoli) declaring that you were giving it all […]

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