Now that's incentive... (merged)

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    Now that's incentive... (merged)

    Now if she opened up her offer to CCW holders as well, she would really be on to something.




    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,236277,00.html


    Buy a House, Get a Glock: Real Estate Agent Offers Guns as Incentive

    Wednesday, December 13, 2006

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    HOUSTON — A Texas real estate agent looking to add more bang to her business is offering clients in law enforcement a free Glock pistol if they buy a home from her.

    Julie Upton, a Houston-area real estate agent, spurned traditional buyer incentives like free gasoline cards or home improvement store gift certificates.

    Instead, she placed an advertisement offering a pistol with the purchase of any home worth at least $150,000 in the city police department's monthly publication, "Badge & Gun."

    The free guns are only for those in law enforcement, said Upton, who is married to a police officer.

    "We thought it would be a good way to entice other police officers," Upton said. "And whether people want the gun or not, it has stirred up a lot of attention."

    Upton has given away two pistols to police officers who purchased homes from her. The guns cost about $500.

    And so far the advertisement has not generated negative attention from the anti-gun lobby, she said.

    In Texas, no license is required to own a rifle, shotgun or handgun, but a permit is needed to carry a concealed weapon, according to the National Rifle Association.
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    What about all the NON-LEOs who need protection as well?
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    Exactly!

    Quote Originally Posted by goawayfarm View Post
    What about all the NON-LEOs who need protection as well?
    If you are going to do something like this it should be for everyone, or noone.
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    Buy a house, get a Glock!

    If you buy a $200,000 house do you get a 1911?


    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,236277,00.html


    HOUSTON — A Texas real estate agent looking to add more bang to her business is offering clients in law enforcement a free Glock pistol if they buy a home from her.

    Julie Upton, a Houston-area real estate agent, spurned traditional buyer incentives like free gasoline cards or home improvement store gift certificates.

    Instead, she placed an advertisement offering a pistol with the purchase of any home worth at least $150,000 in the city police department's monthly publication, "Badge & Gun."

    The free guns are only for those in law enforcement, said Upton, who is married to a police officer.

    "We thought it would be a good way to entice other police officers," Upton said. "And whether people want the gun or not, it has stirred up a lot of attention."

    Upton has given away two pistols to police officers who purchased homes from her. The guns cost about $500.

    And so far the advertisement has not generated negative attention from the anti-gun lobby, she said.

    In Texas, no license is required to own a rifle, shotgun or handgun, but a permit is needed to carry a concealed weapon, according to the National Rifle Association.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sisco View Post
    The free guns are only for those in law enforcement, said Upton, who is married to a police officer.


    And why would would that be?
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    At LEAST give everyone else $500 cash.

    That way I can get the $500, find a better deal, and spend the rest on ammo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JT View Post


    And why would would that be?
    Another us vs. them thing I guess.
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    Isn't that discrimination? The ACLU pukes should be all over that.

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    Wait A Minute...

    Why couldn't she add CCW'ers to the list?
    They would be just as qualified to have a weapon...

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    Does it matter. the gun price is just added into teh cost of the house. Kinda like all the freebeis you get with a new car. ...........yeah, right.
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    Yep - price is jacked up by $1k - that way we can give your (gullible) butt a cash-back!!!

    Hey folks - free lunches - they don't exist!!
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    had something similar around here...


    buy a truck, get a shotgun

    Not really a big Chrysler fan myself, but kudos for them!
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    I wonder does it have to be a factory stock Glock?
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