“Robbinsdale townhome — 3/4/2 — 2012 Built — Open Floor Plan — 2,000 FSF — New Carper/Paint — GREAT Location — $315K.”

–Realtor marketing email (Jan. 15, 2019).

If you didn’t know, a “carper” is someone who constantly criticizes in a petty way.

Which begs these questions: 1) in the listing above, who’s the “New Carper?” (candidates: the owner or their Realtor); and 2) who was the old carper? 🙂

See also, “Realtor Gaffes ” Listing Presentation Edition“; “Realtor Gaffes & Bloopers”; “How Do You Abbreviate “Assessments?”; “Realtor Freudian Slips“; “Buyer Freudian Slips“; and “Contractor “Freudian Slip?”

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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