Babble barely benefits brokers, buyers

(Flickr photo by deanwissing)

Okay, I’m hardly guiltless when it comes to describing properties in Manhattan with original words and phrases.  But what bloggers and others refer to as “broker babble” has captured my attention of late.  To me, it is only at a slight remove from babies’ babble.

And don’t get me started on dependence on whole words in uppercase or just initial caps.  As for exclamation points, brokers love them more than unrepresented buyers!!!!

Consider, for example, ceilings that are 11, 12 or 14 feet above the floor that are redundantly termed high or soaring in the same breath.

One of the words I especially like to malign is Continue reading