Two tickets to this year’s BCS title game do not, after all, equal six months in a New York City apartment. For Chad Brown, they equal six months in a New York City apartment, plus a security deposit with a little left over for utilities.
In November, shortly after moving to a Brooklyn short-term sublet, former ticket broker Chad Brown put his two tickets to the Alabama-Notre Dame game on Craigslist in the hope not of selling them, but of trading them for six months of housing (story here). He estimated that the tickets were worth about $8,000, and at the time, a hassle-free move was more valuable to him than the cash he’d get from a straight sale.
Read more at Forbes.com.