John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor  (CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS)

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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Yet another reason not to use Redfin - this listing was actually SOLD by another agent earlier this month! This guy (Charlie) is not the listing agent and the data still shows as an active listing on the Redfin site.

The 'real' listing agent did a great job on the write-up though - as well as the photos, John!

Oct 13, 2017 07:15 PM
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Eve Alexander
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I was waiting to read that someone bought it with "crowd funding"...

Eve

Oct 14, 2017 03:08 AM
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Hi John, I am missing the point? I don't get your question.

Oct 14, 2017 04:04 AM
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Not sure what you are asking here John, but do find what Debe said disturbing that redfin allows hucksters to sell properties that they may not own or have a listing for. 

Is redfin the new craigslist for foreign scammers?

Oct 13, 2017 08:23 PM
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Oct 14, 2017 09:09 AM
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At the end of the day, I hope someone finds peace on this subject

Oct 14, 2017 05:32 AM
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Transparency is always helpful.

Oct 14, 2017 04:32 AM
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The write up is very engaging and using the coreect keywords to get found. Your point, John?

Oct 13, 2017 09:29 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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I think perhaps many real estate agents are now educated better to the needs of the buying public. the description leaves no doubt that this home has an ADU.

Oct 15, 2017 08:49 AM
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Michael Jacobs
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 I was confused when I first read the question this morning -- I thought it was sleep deprivation -- now, reading some of the answers I'm even more clueless.

Clueless is not typically a trait I identify with.    

I kinda feel like I'm watching a foreign langauge film(in Esperanto) and there's no sub-titles.  Maybe an adult beverage will clear up things or bring clarity to the situation.  It's Happy Hour somewhere all the time, right?   

Oct 14, 2017 04:11 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
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Guest House?

Oct 14, 2017 12:58 PM
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I have a house with a guest house.  It's mentioned in the header and in the ad copy.

Oct 14, 2017 09:29 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
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Is it the guest suite you're referring to John?

Oct 14, 2017 08:33 AM
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Barbara Todaro
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what's the question?? 

Oct 14, 2017 08:20 AM
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
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Maybe my second cup of coffee hasn't kicked in yet. Thanks to Debe Maxwell, CRS for clearing this up 

Oct 14, 2017 07:34 AM
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Really?  I'm not going to get it.

Oct 14, 2017 06:23 AM
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Is this a question?

Oct 14, 2017 03:47 AM
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 Not sure what the question is. 

Oct 13, 2017 09:04 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
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Well, seems Dede got a bit inside story on this listing. I'm not a fan of Redfin...

Wow, sounds like my dream house, haha: ''ideal for a vegetable garden option for endless fruit trees or maybe even a vineyard. Let your imagination soar.''

 

Oct 19, 2017 10:33 PM
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Sam Shueh
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In our area one needs to offer $2+ Mil for a modest 950sf cottage on 4000sf. Too close to Facebook headquarter.

Sorry, rejected not high enough. Try more 

Oct 14, 2017 07:22 AM
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Roy Kelley
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I like the answer by Debe Maxwell, CRS

Oct 14, 2017 07:06 AM
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I guess I missed the point of the post. Based on other comments, I am under the impression this listing was sold recently but another agent is now actively marketing it. If that's the case, I assume there is a way to report them for ethics violations?

Oct 14, 2017 07:06 AM
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John DL Arendsen
CREST BACKYARD HOMES, ON THE LEVEL GENERAL & FACTORY BUILT HOME CONTRACTOR, TAG REAL ESTATE SALES & INVESTMENTS - Leucadia, CA
Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & Contractor

Ha! Well, I'm certainly glad this Q has engaged a few of you and I was indeed surprised to read so many diverse answers. Not one person picked up on what the message was really referring to and I don't have time to answer all the other questions albeit several were very interesting, informative and even a bit humorous. 

Oct 14, 2017 06:33 AM
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I am starting to see them here in NH coming up from MA. Leaving sold listings as active is just wrong

Oct 14, 2017 06:15 AM
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Nina Hollander
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Huh? Maybe it's early, but I am confused.

Oct 14, 2017 05:48 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS nailed this one!

Oct 14, 2017 04:46 AM
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William Feela
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People let's band toggether and use just the MLS and people will have no choice but to come directly to us like they used to!!!!

Oct 13, 2017 08:43 PM
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I just don't know why people use this service.

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