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“House on coroner” and other de...

Sep 12, 201210 Comments418 Views

Realtors that don't proof read their property descriptions in the MLS inevitably end up in the hall of shame here at AGBeat. We hand pick these bloopers in hope that you will be inspired to check yourself

“Breakfast hook” – More M...

Dec 21, 201125 Comments320 Views

Well friends, this is my last blooper post of the year, and I still have not run out of material. I don’t know whether to thank these hapless agents or to flog them. At the very least, Perhaps

“House has spark” – burni...

Nov 16, 201128 Comments416 Views

The year is starting a march toward its natural ending, friends…and it seems a few real estate careers may be also. This week I found some real head-scratchers in local real estate ads and the MLS.  However, I get submissions from

“New bd pans inc” – Makin...

May 17, 2011No Comments252 Views

I have two things to say this week: 1. When you drink, you can’t think. 2. When you drink you can’t- … uh, what was I saying? Oh, yes – the MLS.  It was so full of bloopers this

“Toke All Offers” – And O...

Jan 14, 20119 Comments516 Views

There’s a party going on, and somehow – thanks to the MLS – we all got invited. Call me mellow yellow, but is there a strange skunk-like smell in the room?  Be careful reading this – you

Caught With Your Pants Down? (MLS Bloopers)

Nov 19, 201029 Comments764 Views

Well, friends, it was a rough week in real estate advertising and MLS listings.  Pants were dropped, illegal substances were aplenty, and bodily functions needed attention.  There’s no time like the present to fess up if any

The Devil Made Me Do It! (MLS Mayhem)

Nov 12, 201022 Comments288 Views

Ahhh…the Blooper Trooper is ba-a-a-ck! I simply never run out of material thanks to the MLS, the LA Times and other print media sources. Thanks to this week’s contributors: Janie Nagy of Manhattan Beach and Bruce Walter,

“Gas not corrected” and other MLS stink...

Nov 05, 201026 Comments1699 Views

This week’s MLS and real estate ads had a distinct odor, friends. From gas to dryrot, it seems homes are becoming offensive. Moral of this blog: You can’t sell it if you can smell it! Something’s Rotten

“Here Today, Goblin Tomorrow!” ...

Oct 22, 201028 Comments668 Views

It’s getting closer to Goblin Day, friends, so I thought I’d show you some of the Halloween treats provided by our always dependable MLS. Some of these will haunt a few spelling-challenged agents to their graves: Scare

A genius here, a genius there, genius, geni...

Oct 17, 201011 Comments249 Views

I just lost a mortgage loan and the way I lost it was interesting. First, the clients signed an agreement to buy an empty, somewhat run down, Fannie Mae foreclosure as a second home in an area

A pig and a poke (The MLS “Menu”)

Oct 15, 201016 Comments556 Views

This week I actually got hungry reading the MLS and the LA Times real estate ads. Check out these bloopers so you can see what’s currently on the menu. I must warn you, you may want to hit

The art of fairness versus representation i...

Sep 25, 201033 Comments633 Views

Recently I was speaking with a new Realtor (they’re so cute, when they’re little) and was discussing her exasperation with an agent who hadn’t yet sent a home inspection report, with an impending deadline looming. This Listing