Odd Real Estate

Someone Bought This House

By Adlene Neely Dealey / January 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

You know how sometimes the house we find (or, rather the house that finds us) for the Wednesday WTF kind of eases you into some impressive WTFery?  This is not that listing.  This house is WTF from the start. The outside is maybe the only thing that is OK, and even then, yeah. Now, a […]

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

By Adlene Neely Dealey / December 11, 2019 / 5 Comments

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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The 1980s Contemporary That Was Built in 2010

By Adlene Neely Dealey / November 20, 2019 / 5 Comments

Our Wednesday WTF this week is something I like to call an “Oh Dear” house, as in, “This house is charming, I see nothing wrong with it, OH DEAR, what is that?” In this case, it’s a contemporary built in 2010, but for all the world looks like a home built in the 1980s. Meet […]

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There Is No Place for Your ‘Fake’ Cocaine in a Listing Photo

By Adlene Neely Dealey / November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Gather round, children, as Miss Real Estate Manners provides you, gratis, some knowledge that evidently is not readily obvious to some: Cocaine has no place in a real estate listing photo.

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With a Little Imagination, This Space Could Be a Blessing

By Adlene Neely Dealey / November 6, 2019 / 1 Comment

As I perused the back catalog of Wednesday WTF features, I realized one thing: WTF must sometimes mean Wonderfully Thrilling Features, because there have been some very nice homes indeed. And this week’s WTF is one of those — a space that with a little work could be a real, shall we say, blessing.

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