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Real Estate Abbreviations

The abbreviations used in Real Estate advertisements can sometimes be confusing. This reference guide below should help you understand the common abbreviations that are used.

Feel free to print it, and if you come across any Real Estate terms that you do not understand please feel free to e-mail me at JC@RealtyConnectUsa.com and I will do my best to help.

Abbreviation

Definition

½ or .5 Bth

A   bathroom that only has a toilet and a sink.

¾ or   .75 Bth

A bathroom that has a toilet, sink and shower.

1 Bth

A full   bathroom that has a toilet, sink bathtub and shower.

1.55   Bth

A house   with 1 Full Bath, and 2 half bathrooms.

A/C

Air   Conditioner, either in Wall or Window

AGP

Above Ground   Pool

Att.

A fully   attached house or garage.

Apt.

Apartment

BR or   BDRM

Bedroom

Bsmt.,   or Bsmnt.

Basement

CAC

Central   Air Conditioning System

CVAC

Central   Vacuuming System

Col.

A   Colonial Style Home.

Condo

Condominium   Style Home

Co-op

Co-operative   Style Apartment

Det.

A fully   detached house or garage.

DM

Doorman   (as in a Doorman Building)

DR

Dining   Room

DW

Dishwasher

EF  or EH

Entry   Foyer or Entry Hall

EIK

Eat-in-Kitchen

ENC

Enclosed

FDR

Formal   Dining Room

FIY

Fenced-in   Yard

Flr.

Floor

Fpl.,   or Fplce.

Fireplace

FR

Family   Room

Gar

Garage

IGP

In-ground   Pool

Hdwd.

Hardwood   (usually referring to Hardwood Floors)

HOA

Home   Owners Association  - Usually Pertains   to Condominiums

HW

Hot   Water

IGS

In-ground   Sprinkler System

IGP

In-Ground   Pool

Lndry.

Laundry

LR

Living   Room

MBR

Master   Bedroom

MBR   Ste.

Master   Bedroom Suite, (this means the Master bedroom, has a private bathroom and a   Walk-in Closet)

MSTR

Master   Bedroom

OSE

Out   Side Entrance

Pnd.

Pond

Pvt.

Private

Ren.

Renovated

Rm.

Room

Splanch

A split   style Ranch Home

SD

A   semi-detached Home

SD#

School   District Number

Tdr.

A Tudor   Style Home

Ter.

Terrace

Title   Date

Actual   Date Home Closes and Sells

WIC

Walk-in   Closet

WF

Water   Front