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The push to be politically correct has real estate agents avoiding certain words in their descriptions in real estate advertising.  Anything considered even possibly insensitive is being edited out with a fine-tooth comb as real estate agents do not want to use wording that may offend anyone.

Some real estate agents are avoiding once-popular language as “master bedroom” and “handyman’s dream.”  According to a Washington Business Journal survey last year, major homebuilders in the D.C. region have phased out  “master bedroom” in its ads because of racist undertones, and instead prefer to use “owner’s suite.”  Anything gender-specific like “his-and-her’s closets” or baths is to be avoided as well.  Ten major Washington-area homebuilders, including

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