Here’s a little montage of commercials from the National Association of REALTORs® over the last few years.
My favorite is the one with the family literally sitting on a fence. The last one isn’t technically a “flashback” since it’s currently airing, but the message that anyone who doesn’t buy a house must hate America and love unemployment is just too rich to pass up.
The purpose of our Friday Flashback series
is to remind people why it’s never a good idea to base your home purchase decisions on the word of someone with a vested financial interest in selling as many homes as possible for as much as possible, no matter what. If you’ve got a good example of local home salespeople or other industry shills on record making fools of themselves in the years before the bubble burst, shoot me an email