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Selling That House With Feng Shui Is No Yin Yang

“Donald Trump is using it. Virgin Airlines, the Bank of England and the United Nations have embraced it. Even the hit TV series, Big Brother, employed ideas borrowed from this ancient art. But what, exactly, is Feng Shui?” [1]

“Feng Shui is the art of placement and design and helps to create and organize our environments in such a way to bring about a more harmonious lifestyle by making minor adjustments that enhance the flow of ‘chi’ or energy.” [2]

More and more, the brokerage community is embracing this [NY Mag] [3] as another way to sell a home.

Here Are Some Feng Shui Real Estate Considerations [4]

I would imagine that the use of this technique and others [Matrix] [5] would gain in popularity during weaker real estate cycles.

The concept does not click with me – I must be too jaded – and I have problems with its adoptation for commercial gain. Given how much literature there is on the topic, it doesn’t seem to be a passing fad either.

Wait a second while I turn my desk to towards the sun…