real estate listings decoded

‘Lots of character’ and ‘a little TLC’: Real estate listings decoded

Breaking down the lingo and what it really means

Real estate: aka the industry of euphemisms. By "cozy," did you mean the house smells like cider and features a secret book nook, or are we talking about limited square footage? Here agents reveal their own joys decoding the many white lies of the MLS -- and when a shoddy listing description could be an opportunity in disguise.  ...