TV antenna a bad thing when selling a home

MSOs that want to arm their sales forces with yet another reason to convince people to sign onto cable TV have received some ammunition from an unlikely source: real estate agents who say that TV antennas are bad for home values because they detract from curb appeal and "signal to buyers that the rest of the property is potentially a wreck."

Most antennas, of course, were long ago disconnected and just remain on rooftops because "people are just too lazy to go up and get them down," said an article in the New York Times. On the other hand, the article concludes, "there are still working antennas out there, just as there are still a few working water-powered sawmills."

There's the target audience: people with water-powered sawmills and working TV antennas.

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