May 17, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about property values. Perhaps it’s a home, business or pencil museum. What makes them go up or down? Go where the prompt leads.
Property Values sat back in his luxurious office chair and surveyed the street. Saturdays were always busy. The real-estate market was good and the deals sensational.
He wondered how long it would be before his next sucker walked through the door.
He’d been very successful, his new home on the Gold Coast was looking good, his expensive holiday car stowed in the garage, he knew he’d make a big impact this coming summer.
Last week he’d sold a worthless stone riddled block to a family wanting a sea change.
The doorbell rang alerting him to his next gullible customer.