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03/06/2013 01:44 pm ET Updated May 06, 2013

10 Phrases Commonly Used In Apartment Listings

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Apartment searching is like reaching your hand into a bag blindfolded and fumbling around for something that feels right, while simultaneously hoping the mystery object won't bite you. A Craigslist post advertising a two-bedroom apartment close to transportation with tons of light and modern appliances could really mean a one-room apartment that can be divided into two small closets with windows facing a brick wall, appliances from the late '90s, and a fifteen minute walk to the subway.

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