Fake Estate: Digitally-doctored listing photos are on the rise It creates a particular problem for investors buying property sight-unseen
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Digital photo manipulation has become so widespread and cheap that home sellers are increasingly using the technology to spruce up their listings, the Wall Street Journal reported. This has the potential to create new headaches for end users, investors, appraisers and brokers.
This is a really new technology, Denee Evans, chief executive of the Council of Multiple Listing Services said. It’s just starting to bubble up questions as to where is that line” delineating acceptable uses, she added.
One obvious risk is for sight-unseen buyers. A Redfin survey from last爱上海同城手机版