'Morning Edition' Returns: Paid to Live the Good Life Sheila and Peter Potter have been getting paid to live in some of the finest homes in Charleston, S.C. Real estate agents think a house sells faster if it looks lived-in -- so they pay the Potters to move into vacant mansions. Their current address: an eight-bedroom house with an asking price of just under $5 million.
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'Morning Edition' Returns: Paid to Live the Good Life

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Paid to Live the Good Life

'Morning Edition' Returns: Paid to Live the Good Life

'Morning Edition' Returns: Paid to Live the Good Life

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Sheila and Peter Potter have been getting paid to live in some of the finest homes in Charleston, S.C. Real estate agents think a house sells faster if it looks lived-in — so they pay the Potters to move into vacant mansions. Their current address: an eight-bedroom house with an asking price of just under $5 million.