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Decoded: the Nation's Most 'Oversized' Apartment Listings

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Welcome back to The Brokerbabble Glossary. The concept: take a word or phrase that shows up in an unreasonable number of listings and decipher its true meaning. Ideas? Hit up the tipline.

Let's hand it to this bathroom, folks: that is a very large sink. Then again, there's supposed to be a second sink somewhere, and a bathtub, and—oh, wait a second, that's the tub. Regardless of the size of this "jacuzzi," a good general rule to follow is that if you're photographing a room and the amount of floor that you can fit into the shot is less than a square foot, that room is not "oversized."

Maybe these tiles are bigger than normal tiles. But so what? Why is that even a thing worth mentioning? Are big tiles cool now? Do the size of one's tiles correspond in some way to wealth and/or personal success? "How's Bob?" "Oh, he's doing great. You should see the guy's tiles. Big as your head."

How "oversized" is this garage, exactly? Is it so oversized that it could contain two cars at the same time? If so, couldn't we just call it a two-car garage? Wouldn't that make it a lot easier for everyone?

One can only hope that the chain link fence in this picture does not designate the borders of the property, because if so, oof, and also the broker would probably not describe the lot as an "oversized lot" if it does. Then again, he did describe the house itself as "HUGE," so you never know.
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