Regular blog readers will simply never tire of “MLS Musings,” or perhaps, already have…
But once upon a time, it was my “Photos of the Week” theme that almost literally took place each week. So many properties, so many laughable things to photograph.
The videos, however, are even better.
They say “A picture paints a thousand words,” but when I’m in a house, and I see something that a single, still frame just won’t do justice, I’m not above taking a quick vid. So long as the home-owner isn’t a regular viewer of my blog, and/or the property can’t be identified…
So on this cold and wet Friday, let me entertain you with a handful of recent vids.
Let’s start with my favourite, shall we?
Sellers always ask things like, “Will prospective buyers be opening our kitchen cabinet doors?”
Yes, they will. And they might, say, I dunno, open a shower door.
So, if you’re the people who live in the house featured below, you might want to get this fixed…
This is frustrating.
I went to see a two-bathroom house with a couple of buyer-clients, and this is the second bathroom:
Maybe I’m old-fashioned.
Maybe I’m boring.
Maybe I don’t “think outside the box.”
But sometimes what’s classic, easy, simple, and time-tested works better than a shiny new invention…
I honestly don’t know if this one is any better.
What’s worse: the look and design, or functionality?
This is a great example of how, and why you need to scrutinize reno-projects.
As I said in the end of this video, “If you spot deliberately-hidden poor workmanship, it makes you wonder what else they hid that you can’t see.”
And last, but certainly not least, this is an awful, miserable thing to happen in one’s home, but what I find the most egregious is that the listing agent clearly didn’t visit his or her listing often, as evidenced by the fact that this was never noticed, and never remedied.
It’s a doozie, folks…
Seriously, that happened.
I was beyond shocked. We could smell the urine as soon as we headed down to the basement, and opening the door to the furnace room answered all of our questions immediately.
This house had been on the market for months, and it was clear that the agent hadn’t been in to check up on the place. I would go crazy if I was the owner, and this was my agent. It’s negligence, plain and simple.
Anyhoo, that’s it for this week! Thanks to my readers as always for submitting MLS Musings; don’t worry, I have a thick file going for 2019 thus far…