updated 12/12/2006 6:00:46 PM ET 2006-12-12T23:00:46

A Texas real estate agent looking to add more bang to her business is offering clients in law enforcement a free Glock pistol if they buy a home through her.

Julie Upton, a Houston-area real estate agent, spurned traditional buyer incentives like free gasoline cards or home-improvement store gift certificates.

Instead, she placed an advertisement offering a pistol with the purchase of any home worth at least $150,000 in a police department monthly publication, Badge & Gun.

The free guns are only for those in law enforcement, said Upton, who is married to a police officer.

“We thought it would be a good way to entice other police officers,” Upton said. “And whether people want the gun or not, it has stirred up a lot of attention.”

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