Welcome back to The Brokerbabble Glossary, where Curbed takes a word or phrase that shows up repeatedly in listings and deciphers its true meaning. Ideas? Hit up the tipline.
[2755 Essex Ter, Houston, via Trulia]
Hey, everybody, come look at this ridiculous door! Seriously, look at it. What is that? Do you think it's hard to open? Was this house custom built for Manute Bol? Do the people who live here have a pet giraffe? So many questions—this is indeed the most dramatic entrance.
[1635 W Manor Ln, River Hills, via Trulia]
There seems to be a pervasive notion in real estate listings that if there are stairs in or near the foyer, that makes it "dramatic." Curved stairs especially.
[6721 Boundary Run, Nashville, via Trulia]
The drama of this entry is that you open the door and—boom! Living room! Surprise is one of the hallmarks of great drama.