No wonder it wont sell!

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No wonder it wont sell!

Unread postby Dusty » Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:09 pm

I put this here because it's and example of an image that really needs help! http://www.chicagorealestatedaily.com/article/20110721/CRED0701/110729964/sheriffs-sale-slated-for-evanston-mansion

This is a 9 MILLION dollar home, and this is the best photo a real estate newspaper can get of it? Nobody there knows how to use some software to correct the WA lens? Makes it look as if the house is falling down!

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Re: No wonder it wont sell!

Unread postby artington » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:22 pm

Quite agree. Better offer your services!

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Re: No wonder it wont sell!

Unread postby mvanrheenen » Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:25 am

Why would anyone buy a house which is obviously falling over soon? This is like buying the tower of Pisa :lol: :lol:

You could make a little money as an 3rd party advisor and photographer on this, Dusty :D

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Re: No wonder it wont sell!

Unread postby Andy B » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:43 pm

My wife and I looked at that house when we lived in the Chicago area. Decided not to bid on it because pictures won't hang straight on the walls.

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Re: No wonder it wont sell!

Unread postby UrsaMajor » Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:39 am

Andy B wrote:My wife and I looked at that house when we lived in the Chicago area. Decided not to bid on it because pictures won't hang straight on the walls.
Some years ago I took a docent-guided tour of one of the homes in the Los Angeles area that had been designed by the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. The docent pointed out that the interior walls were not vertical, but sloped inward as they rose.

She said that this was intentional, as Wright did not want anyone hanging pictures on the walls and "destroying" the integrated appearance of his design. The walls were intended to remain pristine.

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Re: No wonder it wont sell!

Unread postby Andy B » Sat Aug 06, 2011 4:33 am

Frank Lloyd Wright indeed had some very interesting ideas. In some houses he designed, he selected the artwork himself to fit his design and buyers were discouraged from changing the artwork. While visiting Taliesen in Wisconsin, we were were told that Wright would take down artwork he did not approve of while attending parties at houses he had designed.


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