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Decoded: The Most 'Extraordinary' 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: Extraordinary.

This Hudson Heights condo, which offers things like wood floors, not-wood ceilings and walls (painted white), and a kitchen with a counter, might not be extraordinary, exactly...but it is definitely extra ordinary. Get it? Because it's really normal. You get it.

This is a classic example of the Broker Overreach. Are these ceilings higher than normal ceilings? Sure, but maybe we could have just stopped at that.

We're not saying that this apartment doesn't have nice views, but what we are saying is that this is a very funny way of framing them.

Translation: Around a third of the 170-square-foot bedroom is taken up by a closet.
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200 Chambers Street

200 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10282