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#254059 - 10/08/08 10:35 PM Secret Code Words
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Someone in my office had put together a list of secret code words used in real estate ads. Some of the words were: Charming - Small, Comfortable - Very Small, Cozy - Very, Very Small, Low Maintenance - Dead Plants & Rocks etc. It was pretty funny. So, I thought it would be fun to post up a thread of "code words".

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#254063 - 10/08/08 10:48 PM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Norcal Jim]
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quiet neighborhood = nobody wants to live there

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#254067 - 10/08/08 11:16 PM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Perky_REALTOR]
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How about Prestigious = Expensive

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#254069 - 10/08/08 11:27 PM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Norcal Jim]
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Historic = Old, delapidated
Cozy = Small
Potential = (please see historic)
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#254075 - 10/08/08 11:57 PM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Norcal Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Norcal Jim
How about Prestigious = Expensive


Or overrated. I see that word thrown around here A LOT and I think "That's PRESTIGIOUS??? HA HA HA ROFL!!"

Unfortunately, the over use of it for certain areas that are NOT prestigious have made it worthless as a genuine adjective. lol

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#254076 - 10/09/08 12:03 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Greene]
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Originally Posted By: Greene
Historic = Old, delapidated
Cozy = Small
Potential = (please see historic)


LOTS of Potential = See historic above X 2.

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#254082 - 10/09/08 12:19 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: FL_Agent]
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needs work = needs a bulldozer

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#254093 - 10/09/08 01:45 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Texas Agent]
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classic style = outdated by 30 years

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#254097 - 10/09/08 02:08 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Perky_REALTOR]
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#254098 - 10/09/08 02:11 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Vermont]
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LOL!

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#254099 - 10/09/08 02:24 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: FL_Agent]
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#254102 - 10/09/08 02:46 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Vermont]
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seasonal stream borders property = next to storm culvert

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#254103 - 10/09/08 02:52 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Perky_REALTOR]
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#254104 - 10/09/08 02:57 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: Vermont]
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Close to shopping = next to a mall

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#254112 - 10/09/08 03:25 AM Re: Secret Code Words [Re: FL_Agent]
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This one won't last long = Overpriced and looking for an out of state buyer

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