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Peek-a-boo: Realtor hides ‘Halloween’ villain Michael Myers in New Hampshire listing photos

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The move seems to have paid off.

Photos of the property have been widely circulated online lately, with a decidedly creepy Myers (actually just one of the homeowners) added to each frame, making him look more like the others than the others. There are some that stand out.

It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc
It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc

On social media, fans of slasher films called this list “jewelry” When “killer,” Others noted that more stealthy shots could provoke interested buyers.do a double take” for some, Finding Myers in the picture also became “Where’s Waldo?” type game.

“Halloween is coming up, so we thought it would be a comedic way to draw attention to the property and make people laugh,” Bolduc said. It’s starting to get better, but thanks to the marketing we’ve done, the open house has attracted a lot of people.”

Bolduc has tried innovative approaches to selling real estate in the past, but this particular strategy hasn’t worked. (Hat tip to the franchise, coincidentally “prior to the release ofhalloween ends,” is the latest film in the series. )

It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc
It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc

The stunt was put together using leftover Halloween masks and a pair of overalls that one of the homeowners had from his time in the Navy. Meanwhile, Boldak brought a knife from the kitchen cutting board and used it for the photo shoot. The group then began taking pictures throughout the property, including the dining room and the outdoor chicken coop.

In some photos, Myers peeks out from behind a wooden hut or an open doorway. In others, he’s eerily standing behind a curtain or posing in bed like an unwanted house guest.

“It’s mentioned in one of the ‘Halloween’ movies, and he’s looking into a toilet stall… Few touches like we played right away based on where you can hide him in the shot.” It was,” Bolduc said. “It was great. We were laughing the whole time.”

Bolduc said he didn’t expect the list to be “so crazy”, sparking online reactions. People from all over the world reached out to him, “so it got a lot of attention,” he said.

Zillow alone, the list has been viewed over 260,000 times. During the summer, when the market was at its peak, the homes that received 12 offers were “lucky to get hundreds of views,” Bolduc said.

It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc
It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc

“It’s pretty amazing,” he said. “Me and my seller have a sense of humor and it seems that 99% of the population and those who have seen the photo know what it is. This is a lighthearted and playful listing.”

Boldak said several people showed up at the open house last weekend in costume.

But he stressed that no one was booking the two-bedroom house show “in the hope of meeting Michael Myers.”

It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc
It went viral after a potential buyer noticed a man dressed as horror villain Michael Myers in the background of a photo of a property in New Hampshire. Tommy Bolduc

Bolduc said a relatively rare success — but not unheard of — Approach motivates To stay creative with other properties he’s looking to sell.

“It wasn’t just funny and fun to share a laugh with people, it did its part in terms of getting attention to the property,” he said. ”

He may not need to lower his asking price significantly.


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