Advertiser Offers to Rescue Desperate Homeowners — for a Price
Here’s one solution to the foreclosure crisis, albeit an ugly one. In what Gizmodo points out could very well be a publicity stunt, mobile ad company Adzookie says it will pay your mortgage if you let it turn your house into a giant billboard. Take it away, Chris Hedges. — PZS
Wait, before you go…
Although the US mobile advertiser hasn’t started painting anyone’s houses just yet, according to Adzookie’s CEO they’ve been inundated with requests—over 1,000 of them so far. Applicants must “like” Adzookie on Facebook first (which might suggest this is all one big publicity stunt—never!), and they do have several other caveats:
“You must own your home. It cannot be rented or leased. We’ll paint the entire outside of the house, minus the roof, the windows and any awnings. Painting will take approximately 3 – 5 days. Your house must remain painted for at least three months and may be extended up to a year. If, for any reason, you decide to cancel after three months or if we cancel the agreement with you, we’ll repaint your house back to the original colors.”
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