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Real estate Web site: Don’t do it yourself

Orlando Realtor group promotes anti-FSBO message
Published on Sep 7, 2006

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A flaming house, an amateur snowboarder tumbling end-over-end on a steep slope, at-home oral surgery, a skywriter spiraling out of control, a worse-than-bad hairdo -- all examples of do-it-yourself efforts gone awry.

A Web site and marketing campaign launched this year by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association promote these fictional stories that demonstrate the potentially disastrous consequences of attempting tasks that the group says are better left to professionals.

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