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  • Conversation: A Condo, A House, Or Just A Dream? (Listen + Talk)

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A Condo, A House, Or Just A Dream?

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Steven wants to buy a house, so he talked to a real estate agent. Learn various terms related to real estate and houses in this lesson. Also, practice talking about real estate with the AI tutor through discussion.

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A Condo, A House, Or Just A Dream?

(1) Real estate agent: Listen
Hi. This is Janna. How can I help you?
(2) Steven: Listen
Hi. I [vocab word=recently]recently[/vocab] got a new job in the area. I need a new home.
(3) Real estate agent: Listen
Congratulations! Are you looking for a [vocab word=single-family home]single-family home[/vocab] or a [vocab word=condo]condo[/vocab]?
(4) Steven: Listen
I want a condo but my parents want a house.
(5) Real estate agent: Listen
Why do you want a condo?
(6) Steven: Listen
The [vocab word=maintenance]maintenance[/vocab] is easy. Also, I'm [vocab word=single]single[/vocab] and I live alone.
(7) Real estate agent: Listen
Okay. Why do your parents want a house?
(8) Steven: Listen
They think a house is a better [vocab word=investment]investment[/vocab] than a condo.
(9) Real estate agent: Listen
Where do you want to buy your new home? In the city or in the [vocab word=suburb]suburb[/vocab]?
(10) Steven: Listen
In the city. I want to live in a [vocab word=convenient]convenient[/vocab] [vocab word=location]location[/vocab].
(11) Real estate agent: Listen
How many bedrooms do you want?
(12) Steven: Listen
I want at least two bedrooms and two baths. You know, in case my parents visit.
(13) Real estate agent: Listen
Now, how much money will you [vocab word=spend]spend[/vocab]?
(14) Steven: Listen
Less than $300,000.
(15) Real estate agent: Listen
Okay, I think that is [vocab word=possible]possible[/vocab]. Let's see ... Yes, I see some condos.
(16) Steven: Listen
Oh, I also want a new condo with a heated indoor pool, a gym, a party room, and a parking.
(17) Real estate agent: Listen
Oh, dear, well, let's see. Newer condos have all of those [vocab word=facility]facilities[/vocab]. But, they are much more expensive.
(18) Steven: Listen
How much do they cost?
(19) Real estate agent: Listen
A new condo with a heated indoor pool, a gym, and a parking lot will cost around $400,000.
(20) Steven: Listen
Wow, that is a lot of money!
(21) Steven: Listen
How much are the single-family homes in the suburb?
(22) Real estate agent: Listen
There are some [vocab word=detached house]detached houses[/vocab] at around $400,000. For less than $300,000, you can buy an older [vocab word=townhome]townhome[/vocab].
(23) Steven: Listen
Is it in a nice neighborhood?
(24) Real estate agent: Listen
There are townhomes with three bedrooms in a nice neighborhood.
(25) Steven: Listen
Good. I will tell my parents.
(26) Real estate agent: Listen
You are so close to them. That's very nice.
(27) Steven: Listen
Well, they are [vocab word=pay]paying[/vocab] for it!
(28) Real estate agent: Listen
Oh, I thought you had a new job?
(29) Steven: Listen
I do! I got a part-time job at a restaurant. I'm in college full-time!
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A Condo, A House, Or Just A Dream?

(1) Real estate agent: Listen
Hi. This is Janna. How can I help you?
(2) Steven: Listen
Hi. I [vocab word=recently]recently[/vocab] got a new job in the area. I need a new home.
(3) Real estate agent: Listen
Congratulations! Are you looking for a [vocab word=single-family home]single-family home[/vocab] or a [vocab word=condo]condo[/vocab]?
(4) Steven: Listen
I want a condo but my parents want a house.
(5) Real estate agent: Listen
Why do you want a condo?
(6) Steven: Listen
The [vocab word=maintenance]maintenance[/vocab] is easy. Also, I'm [vocab word=single]single[/vocab] and I live alone.
(7) Real estate agent: Listen
Okay. Why do your parents want a house?
(8) Steven: Listen
They think a house is a better [vocab word=investment]investment[/vocab] than a condo.
(9) Real estate agent: Listen
Where do you want to buy your new home? In the city or in the [vocab word=suburb]suburb[/vocab]?
(10) Steven: Listen
In the city. I want to live in a [vocab word=convenient]convenient[/vocab] [vocab word=location]location[/vocab].
(11) Real estate agent: Listen
How many bedrooms do you want?
(12) Steven: Listen
I want at least two bedrooms and two baths. You know, in case my parents visit.
(13) Real estate agent: Listen
Now, how much money will you [vocab word=spend]spend[/vocab]?
(14) Steven: Listen
Less than $300,000.
(15) Real estate agent: Listen
Okay, I think that is [vocab word=possible]possible[/vocab]. Let's see ... Yes, I see some condos.
(16) Steven: Listen
Oh, I also want a new condo with a heated indoor pool, a gym, a party room, and a parking.
(17) Real estate agent: Listen
Oh, dear, well, let's see. Newer condos have all of those [vocab word=facility]facilities[/vocab]. But, they are much more expensive.
(18) Steven: Listen
How much do they cost?
(19) Real estate agent: Listen
A new condo with a heated indoor pool, a gym, and a parking lot will cost around $400,000.
(20) Steven: Listen
Wow, that is a lot of money!
(21) Steven: Listen
How much are the single-family homes in the suburb?
(22) Real estate agent: Listen
There are some [vocab word=detached house]detached houses[/vocab] at around $400,000. For less than $300,000, you can buy an older [vocab word=townhome]townhome[/vocab].
(23) Steven: Listen
Is it in a nice neighborhood?
(24) Real estate agent: Listen
There are townhomes with three bedrooms in a nice neighborhood.
(25) Steven: Listen
Good. I will tell my parents.
(26) Real estate agent: Listen
You are so close to them. That's very nice.
(27) Steven: Listen
Well, they are [vocab word=pay]paying[/vocab] for it!
(28) Real estate agent: Listen
Oh, I thought you had a new job?
(29) Steven: Listen
I do! I got a part-time job at a restaurant. I'm in college full-time!
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