Who doesn’t love fun facts? We do, here at Young Team Realtors. We rounded up 10 real estate facts that are sure to entertain your brain. So read on to learn some interesting facts about real estate.
#4 Mark Zuckerberg purchased four houses next to his home in Palo Alto and leased them back to the families that lived there. He did it to avoid the houses from being marketed as “next door to Mark Zuckerberg.”
#8 In 1945, a B-25 bomber pilot crashed into The Empire State Building. The impact snapped the cable of the building’s elevator shaft. By the time the carriage reached the bottom, a thousand feet of cable had piled up beneath it, acting like a spring, which allowed the lone occupant in the car to escape injured, but alive.
#9 In a competition to build the world’s tallest building, the architect of the Chrysler Building secretly built it with a 125 ft long spire inside. When his competitor’s building was completed, the spire was pushed up through the building, making it taller by 119 feet.
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