The 15 Most Hilarious Autocompletes from Real Estate Related Searches

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Remember when search engines like Google and Bing started integrating the “autocomplete” function into their search bars a few years ago?

Ever since, I’ve noticed a lot of interesting, hilarious, disturbing and bizarre trends about what other people are searching for. If you start paying attention to these autocomplete results like I did — you might start learning a lot of things you didn’t want to know.

Not sure what I’m talking about?

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Take a look below and I think you’ll be as baffled as I was. Let’s type in a few real estate-related search terms and see what pops up…

The 15 Most Outrageous Autocompletes from Real Estate Related Searches

1. “Why does my realtor charge 6%?”

Why does my realtor

2. “Why is there a deadline for closings?”

Why is there a

3. “How to raise your income”

How to raise your income

4. “When I use standard contracts”

When I use standard contracts

5. “How much would a property inspection cost?”

how much wo

6. “Why can’t I own a home?”

why can't i own a home

7. “I hate it when tenants don’t pay”

(wow, lots of weird ones here)

i hate it when

8. “How to get rid of bad tenants”

how to get rid of bad tenants

9. “Help I need a mortgage”

help i

10. “Why do my tenants never pay on time?”

why do my tenants

11. “Is it impossible to get a loan?”

(Why would anyone ask ANY of these questions?? Seriously?)

is it impossible

12. “When I joined BiggerPockets”

when i joined

13. “What does a real estate investor do?”

what does

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14. “Should I stay in this business?”

should i s

15. “Why is real estate so confusing?”


“What do I do if a tenant won’t return calls?”

what do i do if a

Have you ever come across any weird autocompletes when searching for answers to your real estate questions?

Let’s hear about them in the comments below!

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Seth Williams

Seth Williams (@retipsterseth , G+) is an experienced land investor, commercial real estate banker and residential income property owner. He is also the Founder of - a real estate investing blog providing real world guidance for part time real estate investors.


  1. Didn’t see this until this morning, so thanks for the big Saturday morning laughs!! I’m definitely going to start paying more attention to autocompletes 🙂

    Wondering if you have checked any of these out…owning a Canadian and eating gifted children…seriously??!!

  2. I like how this could be adapted for any blog. Just look up a list of weird auto corrects and come up with something related to your industry that starts the same way! Easy click bait!

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