The Media Is To Blame For Everything 36631

The Media Is To Blame For Everything
It???s The Economy, Stupid

Stop right here if you???re thinking about buying a home and live in Tampa.

We at Jossip wouldn???t want to do anything else to depress the real estate market by reporting on how bad it really is.

Robert Toll, the chief executive of Toll Brothers, a luxury home builder, is blaming the New York Times for its declining numbers. The company’s sales fell 36 percent this quarter, and 39 percent of customers backed out of their home orders.

The buyers who just walked away from their deal accounted for 17 percent of cancellations. The reason, Toll claims, ???They???ve read one too many Times articles, and decided now is not the time to buy a home.???

With the coming presidential campaign, Toll hopes that the reality of the housing market will get bumped off the front page. And with any luck, the Times can start reporting that now is a great time to buy.

Hey Toll, if the New York Times has no problem ???breaching national security??? to cover the wiretaps, they???re probably not interested pretending now is a great time to buy to help the real estate market.

Nov 9, 2007 · Link · 2 Responses
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Comments (2)
No. 1 workmen says:

IF YOU WANT TO BLAME SOMEONE HOW ABOUT GEO. W. BUSH AND THE REPUBLICAN JOKERS IN WASHINGON WHO, UNDER THE LAME DUCK PREZ……ARE DOING NOTHING. AND AS A DEMOCRAT I AM DISAPPOINTED WITH THE DEMOCRATS…….I MAY JOIN THE INDEPENDENTS THEY CAN’T BE ANY WORSE.

Posted: Nov 9, 2007 at 11:45 am
No. 2 TED BELL says:

YELLING MIGHT HELP.

Posted: Nov 9, 2007 at 2:22 pm
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