11-03-2005, 04:55 PM
| | Luxury homes are becoming harder to sell
Updated: 5:54 p.m. ET Nov. 3, 2005
PLYMOUTH, Mass. - Most open houses feature a hovering real estate agent, a stack of listing sheets, and — if you’re lucky — a pot of coffee and some cheese and crackers.
But at The Pinehills, where the koi pond and home movie theater can come standard with a $1 million-plus home, think celebrity chefs and haute cuisine.
To attract buyers, developers of this massive planned community in Plymouth — the town where the pilgrims landed, about 40 miles south of Boston — called in A-list chefs to cook in their new model homes at an open house.
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