This section is from the book "Practical Real Estate Methods For Broker, Operator & Owner", by Thirty Experts. Also available from Amazon: Practical Real Estate Methods for Broker, Operator, Owner.
The City again treats its citizens in a most magnanimous way by sending the photographer around to get a picture, and he gets a good one, and, in fact, only too good, for when testimony is taken, sometimes many months after, the owner is confronted with a fine picture of his property in a most dilapidated shape, and unless the owner had the foresight to have a photograph taken at the time the property was selected, the impression made by the City's photograph is very bad. Why not treat the owner fairly and reimburse him in a proper manner after taking his property and depriving him of his income? Give him a proper amount for his property and give him the satisfaction of knowing that he belongs to a city whose property holders are treated in a fair manner.