Welcome back to The Brokerbabble Glossary, where we take a word or a turn of phrase that seems to show up in an unreasonable number of listings and decipher its true meaning. If you have any ideas for us, send them to the tipline. Today's word: Discover.
The main problem with the word "discover" being used in real estate listings is that in order for something to be discovered, it is necessary for the thing in question to have previously been undiscovered (with a few notable exceptions.) Many of these types of listings seem to be implying that seeing the apartment in person will evoke a reaction such as: "An apartment? In an apartment building? In a city?" On a related note, feel free to make fun of your friends when they claim to have "discovered" a new restaurant.
"Margaret! Get in here and see what I've discovered! It's a room, with a bed! Could it be...a bed...room?"
Afterwards, you can renewed your interest in proofreading.