Real estate is regularly in the news, especially given the massive price increases in Auckland. But real estate conferences generally aren't. That changed today because while the real Harcourts conference was going on at Sky City, its #harcourtsconference hashtag was hijacked by a range of Twitter users (led by Guy Williams) who all took their frustrations out on Australia's third most dishonest profession. Here are some of the best.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with 35 powerpoint slides and your social media person looking up quotations. #harcourtsconference— David Slack (@DavidSlack) May 20, 2015
"Go for the ones that say "Deceased Estate"" #harcourtsconference— Guy Williams (@guywilliamsguy) May 20, 2015
Put a copy of Eats, Shoots & Leaves in the lounge and advertise it as in the grammar zone. #harcourtsconference— Election Satire (@SatireNZ) May 20, 2015
Change your surname to Holmes, then use it in all your advertising. People love puns, it makes them more likely to buy #harcourtsconference— Chris (@Lukeurmyson) May 20, 2015
Emotional attachment, a sense of security and wellbeing. You're not selling Real Estate. You're selling Feel Estate. #harcourtsconference— Lew (@LewSOS) May 20, 2015
Come on down to The Sprawl. You can buy some more and more and more and more #harcourtsconference— Lew (@LewSOS) May 20, 2015
There's a reason there's more than one I in commission, amirite guys? #harcourtsconference— David Slack (@DavidSlack) May 20, 2015