People often do not speak up when a real estate agent speaks using acronyms or real estate slang; even if they do not understand the message the agent hoped to convey. Some just figure they should understand but they do not, which can make them feel inadequate. Like they're not let in on the secret. And the agent is the source of that aggravation.
I'm not even sure that most agents are cognizant of when they do this. And we're all guilty of using real estate jargon when we attempt to communicate. Sometimes it just pops out. What matters is how an agent handles such a guffaw. You can read more in my personal blog today at this link: Respect Home Buyers in Sacramento by Not Speaking Real Estate Jargon.