Tim Ferriss Reportedly Places Florida Home on the Public sale Block; Turns Out He By no means Owned a Home in Florida
Time for a little bit weekend enjoyable.
Right here’s the story: Realtor.com printed an article on January 17 titled “Self-Assist Guru Tim Ferriss Is Bored with Ready for a Purchaser, Places Florida House Up for Public sale” (don’t hassle wanting it up, the article has since been taken down.)
In it, Realtor.com reported that productiveness maven Timothy Ferriss — podcaster, entrepreneur, and best-selling writer of “The 4-Hour Workweek” — obtained bored with ready for a purchaser to snap up his palatial Florida dwelling and determined to place it up for public sale.
The article — syndicated to information shops with tens of millions of readers, together with SF Gate — reported that Tim Ferriss’ choice was pushed by the truth that the property had been on and off the market since 2011, with asking costs step by step dropping through the years from $12.9 million to the present $7.2 million asking.
Now, right here’s the place the enjoyable half kicks in: apparently, Tim Ferriss has by no means owned any property in Florida.
Alerted by his e-book agent, who learn the article in SF Gate and despatched it to Ferriss (apparently mocking him for his inside design selections — scroll all the way down to see why), Ferriss took it to Twitter to make clear the entire ordeal:
One of the best half about this text is that I’ve by no means owned something in FL: “Self-Assist Guru Tim Ferriss Is Bored with Ready for a Purchaser, Places Florida House Up for Public sale” https://t.co/1rCo453Ewn My e-book agent texted me with “You’ve got horrible style in dwelling decor.” pic.twitter.com/cOTaxydHQZ
— Tim Ferriss (@tferriss) January 20, 2019
With no hurt achieved, Realtor.com was fast to take down the put up, and all syndicated variations quickly adopted. And whereas we don’t know what made the Realtor.com editorial workers suppose this explicit property belonged to Tim Ferriss, his Twitter followers had been fast to level out that it seems to be nothing like one would think about Tim Ferriss’ home — and extra like one would image Tony Montana’s home. See for yourselves: