"Easy walk to [supermarket]": You won’t quite “trust” the meat, or the produce, or the fish, or most of the dairy, but it’s so convenient. Several bouts of food poisoning later, you’ll begin riding the subway to/from Trader Joe’s like everyone else.
"New appliances": The refrigerator may’ve started out white, but now it’s closer to “armpit”. The stainless steel dishwasher will begin corroding within three cycles. Eventually, you’ll max your out-of-network health coverage seeking treatment for the chemical burns you got from touching it.
So now that you’ve carefully studied this glossary, you’re ready to wheel & deal your way into a Big Apple abode, right? Wrong! It may seem obvious here, but this real estate word-trickery is much harder to recognize in its natural habitat: the Craigslist apartment posting. To give you a fighting chance, we translated a normal NYC listing into what it really means: