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Prices and pizza, bowl and bush

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Buyers seem to be out in force lately, which has again thrust my husband and me into warp-speed search-and-show mode. We are mostly focusing on the search part. Inventory remains low in our area, and with more than a half-dozen buyers with their fingers on the trigger, we have reached that idling stage with each. Having exhausted and eliminated all of the current offerings, our clients are waiting for new blood, and it is up to us to find it. So, as I was scouring the MLS for some unturned stone this week, I came across another one of those listings. "Unbelievable," I giggled. "What's unbelievable?" Steve asked. "They took a picture of the toilet." And this wasn't just any commode photo, but a grainy, tilted, aerial shot of a toilet bowl in all of its glory, lid raised high in a most welcoming fashion. "That's a really nice toilet," I conceded, though in all fairness most of the fixture itself was outside of the frame, so I was only ...