Understand Real Estate Listing Acronyms

Real Estate Agent with JCS Realty

Do you ever find yourself wondering what the acronyms on a real estate listing stand for? Below is a list of some of the abbreviations and what they stand for:

  • assum. fin. = Assumable financing
  • gar = garage
  • gard = garden
  • dk = deck
  • fab pentrm = a room on top, underneath the roof, that sometimes has views
  • FDR = formal dining room
  • frplc, FP, fplc = fire place
  • frmet kit = gourmet kitchen
  • vw, vu, vws, vus = view or views
  • pvt = private
  • pwdr rm = powder room, or half bath
  • upr = upper room
  • HDW, HWF, Hdwd = hardwood floors
  • nr bst schls = near the best schools
  • lsd pkg = leased parking area (may have additional costs)
  • in-law potential = potential for a separate area (apartment like)
  • hi ceils = high ceilings
There are more but hopefully this list will help you understand the real estate listings you are reading in your home search.

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