Languishing on the market since it was constructed, the builder has turned to an auction to hawk the home that originally carried an $11 million price tag.
As part of the hype, in which Richie Brothers outwardly admit they hope a lower price will trigger a bidding war, the $5.5 million opening bid is promoted as half price.
Our interest in the property was piqued when a reader in this online Windsor newspaper story noted something was amiss.
The main nighttime entrance photo above is featured prominently in photo gallery for the house. As is this daytime photo:
There's also this 3D rendering of the overall property:
Err…. what space?
Now let's take a look a real aerial view and compare it to the 3d rendering:
Do you get a sense of how compact the property is from any of the pictures in these photos?
What about in the pictures from the Toronto Star spread?
So why is the inflated $11 million figure prominently bantered about?
Of course why would we expect mainstream newspapers like the Vancouver Sun or the Toronto Star to ferret out truth and protect the public interest?
It's not like they have had to rationalize publishing fake mansion pictures before, right?
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