SOLD! This review on a play about real estate agents is a must read. Perhaps the play could be made into an information video for real estate consumers. (Old Fitzroy Theatre, February 8 Until March 3)
“SET in the competitive bearpit of an office for commission-hungry real estate agents, this new Australian play is less concerned with real estate than with the inner wellbeing of people caught in a world obsessed with the empirical measurement of material success.
Sold does not romanticise those who assist with the biggest financial transactions most of us make. Miller relishes exposing the real tricks of the realty trade – dubious ethics, unscrupulous behaviour, cynicism, outright lies – the means by which vendor anxiety is orchestrated to condition clients to accept a much lower price than the quote given to secure a listing…”
Author: Reviewed by Mark Hopkins Date: 10/02/2007 Words: 408 Source: SMH Publication: Sydney Morning Herald Section: News and Features Page: 25