Archive for the 'humor' Category

The PFRE Proofer Has OCD!

November 25th, 2016

Have you noticed the change in the PFRE posts since November 4? Starting on November 4th the PFRE blog has a proofreader. His name is Roy and besides being a proofreader with OCD (Obsessive Corrective Disorder) Roy is a real estate photographer in Los Angeles, California. Roy contacted me recently and pointed out that most of my […]

Unbelievably Bad Real Estate Photos – Updated List Of Sites

August 24th, 2016

Over the years I’ve made it a habit to occasionally pass along some of the sites that feature bad MLS photo. These sites are always good for a few laughs. In recent years the fascination with bad real estate photos has expanded. Now besides more sites, there is a book on Amazon on the subject […]

Unbelievably Bad Real Estate Photos

December 9th, 2015

Over the years I’ve made it a habit to occasionally pass a long some of the sites that feature bad MLS photo. It’s frankly amazing how many of these sites there are. These sites are always good for a few laughs. Here are several sites that I’ve come across recently: Bad MLS Photos Terrible Listing […]

Don’t Charge For Real Estate Photography Until Your Verticals are Vertical

December 7th, 2015

Recently my wife Levi (a Realtor for 26 years) erupted in laughter at her computer and showed me these photos on an email flyer she for a listing in Tacoma, WA. What my wife was laughing about is the row of little photos along the bottom that all have wacky verticals. When you line them […]

Unbelievably Bad Real Estate Photos

February 23rd, 2015

Over the years I’ve made a collection of bad real estate photos. The interesting thing about the post that lists these estate listing is the sixth most popular post. Right up there with wide-angle lenses and pricing a shoot! I guess the reason these are so popular is that people dedicated to making property look good […]

Homeowner Accidentally Takes Naked Bathroom Selfie And Posts Online

August 7th, 2014

We’ve all shot those large master bathrooms that have multiple walls of mirrors. It’s pretty hard to escape being in the shot somewhere. This is where Photoshop is the only way out for the photographer. But this homeowner in Austin, Texas was taking his own shots, in the nude, for whatever reason and probably never […]

Zombie Open House

August 4th, 2014

A little explanation may be in order. This little vid is a teaser for the full property video of the Castle Rumble in Queensland. Here is the listing that gives a little explanation and history. The point of this teaser is they want to build anticipation for the upcoming video and get you to subscribe to […]

What’s Is A Drone and Johnny Dronehunter

July 31st, 2014

The last couple of days I ran across these two humorous drone videos that I can’t resist passing on: The first is one called What is a drone featuring Raphael Pirker, Josh Bixler, Brendan Schuleman and the hilarious Josh Scott. And the second is one from an article over at Motheroard.vice.com called Johnny Dronehunter. Enjoy!

Terrible Real Estate Agent Photographs

November 18th, 2013

If you need a good laugh have a look at terriblerealestateagentphotos.com. Several people pointed this out to me. So I’ve added it to my official list of sites that show bad real estate photos. Over the years sites that show bad real estate photo have been hugely popular. Posts about them are some of the highest […]

What’s Wrong With This Photo? What’s Wrong With This Agent?

October 20th, 2013

One of the most popular posts on this blog is Unbelievably Bad Real Estate Photos. There’s something hilarious about seeing some of the photos that Realtors are willing to use to market a property. As a result there are large numbers of sites that earn advertising dollars by showing off Bad Real Estate Photos. This photo is […]

Home For Sale In Korea – Point Of View Is Everything!

March 25th, 2013

Via buzzfeed.com. Thanks to Dave Rezendes, Honolulu, HI

What Are The Mysterious Lights Over Downtown Seattle At Christmas?

December 23rd, 2012

You probably noticed that I put my Christmas header photo up on the blog yesterday. This header image has an interesting historical story that goes with it of how PFRE blog readers noticed solved the mystery of what the pattern of 5 lights (one red and 4 green) are in the top center above the […]

The ONION Reviews Real Estate Photography

December 9th, 2012

Over the years some of the most popular posts on the PFRE blog have been the ones where I feature sites that are dedicated to poking fun of Realtors photos. There are a lot of these sites and they attract a huge amount of traffic because some of the photos are hilarious. These sites are […]

The Next Revolution In Beauty

September 16th, 2012

Thanks to Mike, aka “swampman” for pointing this video out.

Instructions For Listing Agent on How to Improve Your Listing Photos

June 20th, 2012

Teresa Boardman is a Realtor, Blogger, writer and photographer in Saint Paul Minnesota. Teresa has developed a simple straight forward set of instructions for her peers on how to help them with their property Photos. Here are Teresa’s instructions: The following items are needed and my instructions should be followed to the letter.  You will […]