“Trick (Photography) or Treat”

[Editor’s Note:  The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway (“Berkshire”), or any other entity referenced. Edina Realty is a subsidiary of Berkshire.]

Want to know whether a Dining Room is actually as roomy as it appears online?

Here’s a quick tip:  count the number of chairs around the Dining Room table in the photo above.


The clincher:  according to the MLS stats — which are riskier to fudge — the room is 13′ x 12.’

Not bad, but not exactly cavernous, either . . .

See also, “That Garage is HOW Big?!?”; “The Far-Away Fireplace“; “(Too) Flattering Photography“; “Trick Photography?”; and “The Far Away Buffet?”; and “The World’s Biggest Fridge? Maybe (Maybe Not).”

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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