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Decoded: The Most 'Endless' of Apartment Listings

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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: Endless.

Trying to use the word "endless" in a real estate listing is not likely to go well, because very few things are actually endless and it's a pretty safe bet that none of them can fit into an 800-square-foot duplex. The ocean, for example, technically contains a finite amount of water, but as far as we're concerned it's endless. Space is also theoretically endless, which brings us to this listing. Is that sentence supposed to mean what we think it's supposed to mean? Is this broker actually saying that the sky, which is visible from the windows of the apartment, is endless? Yeah, congratulations, dude. The sky is endless. Now everybody wants to buy this apartment.

By far the most common usage of "endless" is within the phrases "endless opportunities" and "endless possibilities," as if arranging furniture is this incredibly complex and mystifying thing. You could put a couch against this wall. Or THIS wall! Do you have a TV? You can put it ANYWHERE!

Look, we can clearly see that this storage room ends. It has walls. Oh, wait, maybe it's magic like the wardrobe from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe? Store all your extra furniture in Narnia. Just hope that half goat, half person guy doesn't take it.

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