Good news, bad news

The owners of 27 Doverton, which started in 2015 at $7.850 million and slowly dropped to its current price of $6.950, have announced a (contingent) contract. That's the good news. The bad news? They paid $8.1 for it back in 2012.

I never liked this house, built by Mark Mariani in 2007 and initially priced by him at $11.750, and neither did potential buyers, who shunned it for 5 years, before these owners stepped up to the plate. It must have seemed like a bargain, given the disparity between where it had started and where it ended up; it wasn't, and had they asked, I'd have told them so.

 The stager got the orange right

The stager got the orange right

 And remembered to install The Chair

And remembered to install The Chair

 But her ironic reference to the zebra skin was a flop, at least until now

But her ironic reference to the zebra skin was a flop, at least until now