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Is this the funniest 'For Sale' sign ever? Owner puts house on market 'because the neighbor's an ...
Mail Online ^ | 24 September 2012 | Leon Watson

Posted on 09/24/2012 9:20:52 AM PDT by RedMDer

For homeowners trying to sell their properties themselves, the best advice is usually to keep it simple. That's what the experts do when they put up for sale signs - but not these do-it-yourself realtors. Instead, they've taken a more unconventional approach and included extra bits of information... like the neighbor is an...

However, this New Jersey homeowner is not the first to try radical tactics in the hopes of garnering attention for a property. Another one revealed: 'Husband left us for a 22-year-old. House for sale by scorned, slightly bitter, newly single owner.'

It was put up by Ellie Zober, an Oregon woman who found out her husband was cheating on her.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 09/24/2012 9:20:54 AM PDT by RedMDer
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To: RedMDer

Funny!


2 posted on 09/24/2012 9:22:50 AM PDT by MeganC (The Cinemark theatre in Aurora, CO is a 'Gun Free Zone'. Spread the word.)
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To: RedMDer

ROTFLOL.

Hilarious, but who wants to buy a house next to an A##hole?


4 posted on 09/24/2012 9:25:34 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: RedMDer

Unfortunately, Daily Mail pics are on the do not post list.


5 posted on 09/24/2012 9:25:53 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: onyx

I did and it turned out that the neighbors weren’t the problem.


6 posted on 09/24/2012 9:26:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Admin Moderator
Sorry. I will go find a place to hide for a while. :)
7 posted on 09/24/2012 9:27:59 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: onyx

Exactly. LOL!


8 posted on 09/24/2012 9:28:51 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: onyx

who wants to buy a house next to an A##hole?...They are easily tameable, with the right attitude.


10 posted on 09/24/2012 9:32:29 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: RedMDer
funny stuff...LOL!
esp. the "for sale"
"but not stupid or desperate"

11 posted on 09/24/2012 9:33:27 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; w/ different flie$" :^)
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To: Mich Patriot

May be a feel-good moment for the seller but ‘Sexy Teenage Girls Next Door’ might sell faster.


12 posted on 09/24/2012 9:33:52 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: RedMDer

Home For Sale-Priced to Sell Pronto!
It is above water, we aren’t.


13 posted on 09/24/2012 9:34:34 AM PDT by Average Al (The Democrat party is a free range zoo.)
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To: Mich Patriot

Really ?


14 posted on 09/24/2012 9:36:19 AM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: cripplecreek; onyx

Of course, they could both be a-holes and the rest of the neighborhood would prefer they both just go away.


15 posted on 09/24/2012 9:36:22 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: RedMDer
This refreshingly honest placard appeared in New Jersey and is one of a collection of ill-advised for sale sign attempts by people trying to market their homes.

It proclaimed: 'House For Sale By Owner Because My Neighbor's An Asshole.'

Location, Location, Location.

17 posted on 09/24/2012 9:44:13 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: RedMDer
I once had a friend who lived in a cul-de-sac of 6 homes. All of the families got along great and their kids 'owned' the street with bikes, skates and a hockey goal. They even had an unwritten rule that whenever anyone BBQ'd they would do it in the driveway and all the neighbors would often join in.

One of the residents was transferred and the family that moved in was not at all compatible with the others. They were of latino heritage with an unemployed older son and two unmarried daughters living at home with children of their own. They had boy friends who were there a lot and the street was cluttered all the time with lots of visitor cars in addition to the five or more the family owned. The visitors were hostile and aggressive gangsta types who intimidated the neighbors.

It didn't take long for everyone to start selling and moving at reduced prices. The once wonderful enclave was gone forever because of one jerk neighbor.

18 posted on 09/24/2012 9:45:00 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: RedMDer

Won’t help him sell the house but maybe that’s not the intent. The neighbor just might curtail hi s a-hole ways after seeing this.


19 posted on 09/24/2012 9:54:17 AM PDT by albie
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To: Baynative

I was a dead end kid it was wonderful and thankfully us kids of the sixtys grew up and out before it changed idyllic i say idyllic


20 posted on 09/24/2012 9:58:18 AM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: Baynative

I was sort of in the same boat but with a happier ending.

Neighbors built a beautiful house but they were as described in the above article. (Shooting guns off the back porch in the middle of the night, riding ATVs everywhere, kids in and out of jail, not paying their share for driveway maintenance, etc).

One day a couple of flatbed trucks were seen leaving with all of their possessions. The house has been empty and decaying for a year and a half and is unlikely to be sold in its poor condition.

But it’s nice and peaceful around here now. Ahhh.


21 posted on 09/24/2012 10:00:33 AM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik (In a tornado, even turkeys can fly.)
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To: al baby

Not my sign, just posted the picture from the link. Funny though.


22 posted on 09/24/2012 10:05:22 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (BLACK is the new "transparent")
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"Unfortunately, Daily Mail pics are on the do not post list.

Then I owe an apology too. I wasn't aware of the 'list' but I'll look into it now. Also didn't see your note to the OP until after I posted it.

23 posted on 09/24/2012 10:09:11 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: RedMDer

The neighbor might be fine. It could be the sign poster who is a rectal opening.


24 posted on 09/24/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: RedMDer

Well, she won’t be getting sued for non-disclosure.


25 posted on 09/24/2012 10:13:17 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Baynative

We were going through some old family pictures over the weekend and I threw out the ones of when we used to have neighborhood potlucks in our yard. Liberals have moved in and think they rule. Now days, there are no potlucks and I prefer not speaking to any neighbor.


26 posted on 09/24/2012 10:14:47 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Safetgiver

LOL. Eye of the beholder and all.


27 posted on 09/24/2012 10:28:07 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: TADSLOS; cripplecreek; RedMDer
Of course, they could both be a-holes and the rest of the neighborhood would prefer they both just go away.

LOL. Yes. Sounds like a personal feud.

28 posted on 09/24/2012 10:29:52 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx; cripplecreek

Might work in Dearborn Heights, MI

Disclosure: My duaghter has a bungalow for sale in DH, Detroit, MI


29 posted on 09/24/2012 10:34:46 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: RedMDer
This house is not haunted - or at least the person selling it insists

That might actually generate some positive interest.

30 posted on 09/24/2012 10:35:30 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: RedMDer

Unless someone is looking to move next to an A$$hole, I doubt he’ll have many prospective buyers.


31 posted on 09/24/2012 10:38:51 AM PDT by Born Conservative
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To: RedMDer

I saw a ‘FOR SALE BY NEIGHBORS’ sign on the net designed to be deployed against the ‘neighborhood bitch from hell’...


32 posted on 09/24/2012 10:43:19 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?
"Not Haunted"?

Then I'm not interested...

33 posted on 09/24/2012 10:51:06 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

LOL & ^5


34 posted on 09/24/2012 10:54:37 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: RedMDer
It's a commentary on our local concept of "news," that the most interesting bits about ourselves and our dilemma has to arrive via Great Britain.

I celebrate the availability of the internet every single day!

35 posted on 09/24/2012 11:32:40 AM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: bgill

Everywhere that liberals live there is a growing lack of civility. They have completely turned some rural communities from the neighborly places they once were.


36 posted on 09/24/2012 1:54:26 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: RedMDer

A very stupid move.There’s no better way for a seller to announce to an interested party “I’m desperate to dump this place.I’m willing to give it away”.


37 posted on 09/24/2012 3:48:02 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive!)
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To: onyx; TADSLOS; cripplecreek; MeganC; skinkinthegrass; Average Al; GreenHornet; ...
LOL! I saw this during lunch break and just had to post.
It reminded me of years ago when my in-laws were not getting much interest in their listed house so mom-in-law put up an additional sign.

BONUS!
67 year old cigar smoking well used male may be included.


38 posted on 09/24/2012 4:30:04 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: RedMDer

Lol. That could be a deal breaker.


39 posted on 09/24/2012 5:01:22 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: RedMDer

In California (I was a realtor for a stretch) if you’re selling a home you MUST disclose if a death occurred there within the last 3 years. It’s the law. Meanwhile it’s ILLEGAL to disclose if somone in the home had AIDS.

The obvious question being...what if they died in the home of AIDS within the last 3 years. Yeah, whatever, welcome to CA.

And I will tell you, in my semi-professional opinion, if there was some item of neighborly nuisance that you as seller had made effort to diminish and were unable to...a seller could be sued for not disclosing that. I don’t know how serious the remedy could or would be, but it you had a neighbor who, say, put on a Nancy Pelosi mask and ran screaming, naked, around the block every night at 3 am, that could do it. Especially if it was a man, LOL.


40 posted on 09/24/2012 5:14:04 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: RedMDer
"A 67 year old cigar smoking well used male may (will) be included"

unless we get a full price offer.

41 posted on 09/24/2012 7:18:41 PM PDT by Average Al (The Democrat party is a free range zoo.)
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To: albie
Won’t help him sell the house but maybe that’s not the intent. The neighbor just might curtail hi s a-hole ways after seeing this.

This year I have noticed something I have never seen before -- Possibly because I just moved up here from CT. There is a house in a little village where two state roads intersect that has a bunch of Democrat signs in the yard including a large size Obama sign.

When you ask someone for directions they say "Go down to the corner and turn right by the dirty, heathen, Communist's house ...

42 posted on 09/25/2012 7:55:53 AM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: RedMDer
The Far Side Jerks Pictures, Images and Photos
43 posted on 09/25/2012 8:11:26 AM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Windcatcher

The jar of “Krill” in the background was a nice touch.


44 posted on 09/25/2012 8:13:30 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Windcatcher

LOL!
That explains it!


45 posted on 09/25/2012 3:24:03 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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