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Grave humor? House next to cemetery has 'quiet neighbors'

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(Shane Broyles photo via AP) Broyles the real estate agent who added the message to the sign said that he hadn't previously used humor to market a house. But he says "there's not much point to life" without some fun. (Shane Broyles photo via AP) Broyles the real estate agent who added the message to the sign said that he hadn't previously used humor to market a house. But he says "there's not much point to life" without some fun.

DEWITT, Mich. (AP) — How's this for curb appeal: A Michigan real estate agent selling a house next to a cemetery is promoting it with a sign that says "quiet neighbors."

Shane Broyles says the message immediately came to mind when he saw the four-bedroom house in DeWitt, which is in the middle of the state near Lansing. He says his grandparents knew a man who lived next to a cemetery and joked about it.

Broyles told the Lansing State Journal that he hadn't previously used humor to market a house. But he says "there's not much point to life" without some fun.

The seller, Deborah Perrin, likes the "quiet neighbors" sign. She says she can guarantee there won't be a new subdivision going up in the cemetery.

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