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Decoded: The Most Perfect 'Blends' In 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: Blend.

The ability to craft a good "the perfect blend of X and Y" sentence is an essential part of being a broker. "The perfect blend of prewar charm and modern amenities" is an example of one that usually works pretty well. "Hardwood and ceramic blend together" is an example of one that doesn't, mainly because they don't. Wood and ceramics do not blend together in any sense of the word, especially not in the literal sense, which isn't what this broker meant but is still funny to think about.

"This apartment has many nice things that are nice and good."

This apartment costs $239,900 and is located in the Bronx, so technically, yes, it has combined a price and a location. The "perfect" part is up for debate.

Trying to figure out what this sentence is supposed to mean is making our collective brain hurt.
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