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Re: According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International [#permalink]
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According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International Realty, whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros.
(A) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(B) whereas in less popular locations a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, in the Beaune-Dijon area, a similar farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(C) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, 500,000 to 600,000 euros is its cost in the Beaune-Dijon area
(D) unlike less popular locations, where a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a Beaune-Dijon farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(E) unlike less popular locations, in which a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a farmhouse in the Beaune-Dijon area costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros

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Only B compares location to location, rest of the options are making incorrect comparisons.

B) whereas in less popular locations a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, in the Beaune-Dijon area, a similar farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
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Re: According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International [#permalink]
Parallel markers

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According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International Realty, whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros.

(A) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(B) whereas in less popular locations a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, in the Beaune-Dijon area, a similar farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(C) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, 500,000 to 600,000 euros is its cost in the Beaune-Dijon area
(D) unlike less popular locations, where a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a Beaune-Dijon farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(E) unlike less popular locations, in which a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a farmhouse in the Beaune-Dijon area costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros

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(B) is the correct answer for correct parellelism usage ( Whereas in X , in Y ) and correct comparison....

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According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International Realty, whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros.
(A) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros
-- renovated farmhouse is compared with B-D area.

(B) whereas in less popular locations a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, in the Beaune-Dijon area, a similar farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
-- Correct Answer

(C) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, 500,000 to 600,000 euros is its cost in the Beaune-Dijon area
-- farmhouse compared with 500,000 to 600,000 euros.

(D) unlike less popular locations, where a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a Beaune-Dijon farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
-- less popular locations compared with B-D farmhouse.

(E) unlike less popular locations, in which a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a farmhouse in the Beaune-Dijon area costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
-- less popular locations compared with farmhouse.
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Re: According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International [#permalink]
B. Comparison between less popular locations and BD area.


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Re: According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International [#permalink]
D and E are out. They both compare ‘farmhouse’ to ‘less popular locations’



A is also wrong as it compares the farmhouse to an area. C compares the farmhouse to ‘500,000 to 600,000’ euros. So it’s wrong too.



B is the correct answer.
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Re: According to the Burgundy representative for Sothebys International [#permalink]
(B) whereas in less popular locations a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, in the Beaune-Dijon area, a similar farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros

Correct option , as it compares decently renovated farmhouse

Other options compare less popular locations to decently renovated farmhouse

In D , UNLIKE compare the locations , not the houses . But as per meaning of the sentence , the decently renovated farmhouse has to be compared .
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Re: According to the Burgundy representative for Sothebys International [#permalink]
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According to the Burgundy representative for Sotheby’s International Realty, whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros.
(A) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, the Beaune-Dijon area commands a cost of 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(B) whereas in less popular locations a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, in the Beaune-Dijon area, a similar farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(C) whereas a decently renovated farmhouse in less popular locations might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, 500,000 to 600,000 euros is its cost in the Beaune-Dijon area
(D) unlike less popular locations, where a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a Beaune-Dijon farmhouse costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros
(E) unlike less popular locations, in which a decently renovated farmhouse might go for 250,000 to 300,000 euros, a farmhouse in the Beaune-Dijon area costs 500,000 to 600,000 euros

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A very straight forward apple to apple comparison question. Only B does the comparison correctly(less popular locations VS Beaune-Dijon area). Also follows parallelism to the point.
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