One of the most common: phrases written in all-capital letters. These listings didn't get the highest value in terms of sale price, with only 5.6% of homes selling above list price.
Common abbreviations, like "bdrm" for "bedroom," and other short phrases fared well by comparison.
There’s a lot of valuable information to get across on these luxury properties, so some shorthand makes sense (and most prospective buyers understand most of the abbreviations).
Abbreviations are necessary in Multiple Listing Services® with low character limits. "That's how REALTOR'S®, manage to fit everything in,".
Bad grammar and typos, and almost-illegible all-caps listings are annoying for most people. Tell us what you think and if you have anything to ad to this story in the comment section.
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