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okie
03-22-2005, 02:27
Real estate is going up again.

If you're looking, here are some helpful translations of descriptions in Real Estate ads:

Sophisticated city living - Next to a noisy bar.

Old World Charm - Has some woodwork, needs cleaning.

Contemporary feeling - Has no woodwork, needs cleaning.

Close to Lakes - Impossible to park from April to October.

Wide open floor plan - Previous owner removed supporting walls.

Security System - Neighbor has a dog.

Need TLC - Major structural damage.

Updated kitchen - Sink no longer overflows.

Motivated seller - Has been on the market for 14 years.

Convenient - Located on freeway entrance ramp.

Mint - Someone has spilled mouthwash on the carpet.

Neutral decor - No murals of nudes, or Elvis, but has brown walls.

Move in condition - Front door missing.

Cozy - No room larger than 9 x 6.

Lower level family room - Ping Pong table over sewer opening.

Light open spaces - Many holes in walls and ceiling.

Outstanding - Painted purple, sticks out like a sore thumb.