The walls in the photos are empty
There's nothing wrong with simple lodgings, but there's a fine line between minimalism and insane asylum.
The listing looks like it was written by a first-grader
It doesn't take a genius to write a description of a bedroom. If someone can't clearly convey information about their home, they probably aren't competent enough to prepare it for habitation. Alternatively, if a description reads like magical realism, don't expect to walk into a fantasy.
"Artist" becomes a descriptor
An artist's studio or basement or loft is code for storage shed or dungeon or freezing-cold cavern, all of which will be filled with half-finished art, spilled supplies, and the stench of unfulfilled dreams.
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