Real estate agent apologizes for controversial ad

Real estate agent apologizes for controversial ad


HE WAS DRIVING A GOLD HONDA CIVIC. RIGHT NOW, THEY’RE NOT CALLING HIM A SUSPECT IN THE CASE.>>>ALL WE CAN DO IS APOLOGIZE AND SAY IT’S CERTAINLY NOT OUR INTENTION.>>A LOCAL REALTOR IS SAYING HE’S SORRY FOR AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR HIS BUSINESS THAT RUBBED A LOT OF PEOPLE THE WRONG WAY. IT FOCUSED AN INDIANAPOLIS NEIGHBORHOOD THAT’S UNDERGONE SOME CHANGES OVER THE YEARS. DAVID MacANALLY FOUND THE WAY IT’S WORDED HAS SOME PEOPLE CALLING IT DISRESPECTFUL AND EVENING DISTURBING.>>HERE A REALTOR SAYS HE HAD MORE PEOPLE READ HIS ADVERTISEMENT BEFORE HE PUT IT IN THE PAPER.>>SOME HOUSES GO FOR WELL OVER 600 GRAND. IT WASN’T ALWAYS SO. ONE IS CALLED DODGE CITY, KNOWN FOR ITS GANG CRIMES.>>OUR AD WAS INTENDED TO CELEBRATE THE PROGRESS THE AREA HAS MADE.>>THIS AD — WE REPEATED THE SAME PICTURE WE RAN A YEAR AGO OF VACANT LOTS. IT’S JUST THE WORDING OF THE AD COULD HAVE BEEN CHOSEN BETTER.>>IT WAS RACIST, TO ME.>>BUILDING NEW HOMES FOR THE BLESSED WHO BELIEVED URBAN LIVING COULD BE — CALLING IT A ONCE UNSEEMING PLACE.>>IT’S A WHITE COMPLEX THAT THEY HAVE, THAT THEY COME INTO THIS DOWNTRODDEN NEIGHBORHOOD FULL OF THESE UNSAVORY PEOPLE, AND NOW THEY’VE GOTTEN RID OF ALL OF THEM AND NOW EVERYBODY THAT’S GOOD CAN COME AND MOVE INTO THIS NEIGHBORHOOD.>>THERE WAS AN AD LAST MONTH ABOUT RENTING.>>THEY DIDN’T WARN ME ABOUT INSOMNIA AND THE — COME ON, WE ALL KNOW WHAT YOU’RE SAYING.>>IT WAS ALL THE COLORS OF BEING RACIST AND VERY DISRESPECTFUL TO THE PREVIOUS PEOPLE WHO HAD LIVED THERE AND BEEN DISPLACED BY THE GENTRIFICATION CAUSE.>>SOCIAL MEDIA LIT UP. THE FAIR HOUSING CENTER WARNED THE ADS MUST FOLLOW FAIR HOUSING LAWS.>>DESCRIBE THE PROPERTY, NOT THE PEOPLE. OR THE PEOPLE THAT MAY BE THERE, WERE ONCE THERE, OR THAT MAY COME THERE. DESCRIBE THE PROPERTY, NOT THE PEOPLE.>>ALL WE CAN DO IS APOLOGIZE AND SAY IT WAS CERTAINLY NOT OUR INTENTION.>>THERE WAS OTHER ADS IN SUPPORT OF GAY MARRIAGE.>>JOHN LENNON’S IMAGINE SONG WAS PLAYED.

2 thoughts on “Real estate agent apologizes for controversial ad

  1. The Left is eating itself!
    Is everything going to be racist now? Bald on the top of his head means Neo-Nazi?
    I'd pull all my investments out of the area!

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