Advertising to test the market - Posted by Tim Lazaro

Posted by pete on August 15, 2003 at 18:37:34:

no i did the same thing and got lots of calls for it. you may tell them that you have something coming up.

Advertising to test the market - Posted by Tim Lazaro

Posted by Tim Lazaro on August 15, 2003 at 15:32:39:

Hello everyone and thanks for any replies.
In DOW Lonnie suggests that you test the market by placing an ad in the paper. Saying something like: "1983 MH 14 x 70 2BR, 1 BA quiet park. WILL FINANCE. $1000 down and $157 a month call …"
Being new to this area this seems like a good thing for me to do to see how much need for mobile homes is here.
My question is if I do this and I don’t have a mobile home to sell - is that illegal? Like false advertisement or something? And has anyone else tried this?
I would explain when anyone called that that home has been sold but if they would like I will take their number and call them if that buyer renegs. This will test the demand and I get develop a list of possible clients for the future.