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Could You Live Here? 21 Terrible Estate Agent Photographs

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There are lots of these near the University. A good, truthful photo actually. Well done on the EA. Oh and that's the landlords second car. The inhabitants have to walk bare foot 21 miles to work each day too... We're living the UK Dream

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The lawnmower ..... :blink:

Clearly a joke aimed at getting picked up as some sort of viral for marketing purposes on whatever website it was originally on.

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Most of them will basically be EA's who don't really want to sell the property taking unappealing photos almost on purpose I suspect. Kite flyers demanding 30% over market price and the EA basically going along with it to keep his numbers up, the last thing they want its to actually take people round a property they won't sell and so a couple of terrible pictures means they won't have to bother.

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No wonder some places do not sell: Trees growing in the lounge and a coffin in the cupboard reported by potential buyers viewing homes. Carpeted walls, a toilet behind a glass panel and live chickens in the kitchen were also discovered by the 2,000 home buyers surveyed.

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A coffin in the cupboard, live chickens in the kitchen and a blacked out bathroom were among the rare sights spotted by Brits when house hunting, a new survey reveals. Carpeted walls, a toilet behind a glass panel and a tree growing through the living room were also discovered by the 2,000 home buyers surveyed, according to property site My Online Estate Agent.

A fifth of people said they had seen something unusual when viewing prospective new homes, with macabre collections of dolls and teddies topping the chart. More than a tenth reported coming face to face with naked pictures of the property owners, while 15 per cent spotted real-life stuffed animals and 10 per cent encountering lifelike mannequins. Meanwhile, a total of 14 per cent of people surveyed said they encountered bizarre behaviour from the seller. Messy homes were the biggest faux pas committed by home owners, identified by a third of those who encountered peculiar behaviour. Home-owners also moaned about their current relationship breakdown or divorce to 21 per cent of bemused would-be buyers. Nearly a fifth of those who witnessed unusual behaviour encountered owners with no inhibitions, walking around the property wearing only a towel. Chillingly, 18 per cent were a little too private about the property, refusing to grant them access to certain rooms in the house.

Arguing or shouting at their partner (19 per cent), openly criticising the property (18 per cent), playing extremely loud music (15 per cent) and cooking unpleasant smelling food (13 per cent) were also seen as major turn-offs.

David Grundy, CEO of My Online Estate Agent which commissioned the study, said: "First impressions are absolutely key to securing a buyer and simple things like not tidying up or cluttered rooms can instantly turn people off. It’s not always the extremes, like coffins hiding in the kitchen cupboard that can lose you a buyer. Simple things like unpleasant smells, dirty dishes or making buyers feel uncomfortable can stop you from securing a sale. Prospective buyers want to see a property that they can imagine themselves living in, a blank canvas to they can make their own. When selling a property it is crucial to put your own preferences and style to one side, and let viewers see what the house can be for them, not what it is for you."

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/trees-growing-lounge-coffin-cupboard-5268535

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The Telegraph are obsessed with lists these days. Top 17 least-worst-most-this-and-that etc.

The art of journalism was lost at the Torygraph a few years back.

These days it's all about aspirational pieces like how your 13 year old son could become a millionaire in our entrepreneurial society, what Kate Middleton (Windsor?) did/is wearing today, and hints to Dave about a couple of good ideas that UKIP have which will please the grey voters followed by a slap-down article the next day leaving people in no doubt that Dave is their man and telling them what their opinions should be.

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The art of journalism was lost at the Torygraph a few years back.

These days it's all about aspirational pieces like how your 13 year old son could become a millionaire in our entrepreneurial society, what Kate Middleton (Windsor?) did/is wearing today, and hints to Dave about a couple of good ideas that UKIP have which will please the grey voters followed by a slap-down article the next day leaving people in no doubt that Dave is their man and telling them what their opinions should be.

As she is a title royal she doesn't need to use a surname. Technically she is Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, or more fully Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strathearn and Lady Carrickfergus.

If you really want to give her a surname then it would be Mountbatten-Windsor. This is the surname of any of the Queens descendants, although officially the British Royal Family name is still Windsor.

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As she is a title royal she doesn't need to use a surname. Technically she is Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, or more fully Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strathearn and Lady Carrickfergus.

If you really want to give her a surname then it would be Mountbatten-Windsor. This is the surname of any of the Queens descendants, although officially the British Royal Family name is still Windsor.

Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha.

The 'Windsor' stuff was just a bit of rebranding to make the product more acceptable in the UK market.

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Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha.

The 'Windsor' stuff was just a bit of rebranding to make the product more acceptable in the UK market.

Well regardless that's the official name, the Mountbatten part is itself a anglicised version of Battenburg.

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Well regardless that's the official name, the Mountbatten part is itself a anglicised version of Battenburg.

Latest research suggests that Barabara Windsor had a stronger claim to the English throne than our current Queeen.

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Latest research suggests that Barabara Windsor had a stronger claim to the English throne than our current Queeen.

I'm quite looking forward to the reign of Queen Barbara! You seem to have stolen some British vowels. Are you Polish?

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