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MLS Fail Shots [Episode 2]

MLS Country Multi-Failure

Nothing says “welcome home to your new quiet country estate” like the sharp barbs of a picket fence sticking up like a row a teeth.  This home was so special that whoever took the picture couldn’t wait to get out of the car to snap away.  You know  “It’s worth a lookyloo” when you see an auto window framing the striking silhouette of a chocolate brown cube with an asphalt shingle toupee.  At least the put the foyer light on for that added spark.

MLS Wall Art Fail

This place was missing some sort of wall art to balance out the design.  Mission accomplished.  This is way better than that Leif Garrett poster that was hanging there.

MLS Blair Witch Fail

For the home buyer that has everything except a place to hide a body.  Leafless trees, check.  Rural area with no witnesses, check.  Cue the snotty nose campers … and … action.

MLS Brady Fail

There’s a lot wrong here but you just have to love that there wasn’t enough base trim to make it across the fireplace but pilar on the counter top got some.  It’s all about the details.  This whole situation must be a home stager’s dream. There are tens of thousands of Brady Bunch houses all over America waiting for your insight, stagers.  Design brain dumping is welcome in the comments.

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All of today’s MLS Fail shots were complements of Linda Davis real estate agent extraordinaire.

Have you ever seen a picture in the MLS that you just had to shake your head at?  This is the place where the thought and the photo collide.  If you have a photo you’d like to share email to  We’ll make you famous and link to your blog.

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Written by Chris Griffith, a Realtor Associate at Keller Williams Elite Realty in Bonita Springs, Florida. Chris is the author of Real Life and Real Estate In Bonita Springs, and a real estate columnist at Naples Daily News. Chris is active in social media and can be found on social networking site Twitter as Twitterzilla.



  1. Ines Hegedus-Garcia

    March 10, 2009 at 9:57 am

    Chris – nothing like waking up to your humor – I love you man 🙂

  2. Chris Griffith

    March 10, 2009 at 10:06 am

    I love you too, Ines. Can you send Rick out to take MLS pictures? I’m in short supply.

  3. Ines Hegedus-Garcia

    March 10, 2009 at 10:20 am

    I am soooo telling on you!

  4. Ken Montville - The MD Suburbs of DC

    March 10, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    What a hoot! In the Wall Art Fail — at least the bed was made…and I think it might have been David Cassidy or maybe Shaun.

  5. Missy Caulk

    March 10, 2009 at 7:43 pm

    LOL at Wall Art…

  6. Chris Griffith

    March 10, 2009 at 7:50 pm

    Ken, did you have a Shaun Cassidy poster?

  7. Melina Tomson

    March 11, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    Hey…I loved Shaun Cassidy. I was in the Hardy Boys fan club when I was like 8. Shuan would have been a huge improvement over that tiny photo…

    Trashing Leif Garrett, Shaun Cassidy…next thing you know you’ll be talking bad about the Partridge Family and the Brady Bunch…

  8. Chris Griffith

    March 11, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    Melina, all is fair in love and … the 70’s.

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