Abbreviations Used in Real Estate

Thought this could be useful for some buyers and even Agents when viewing listings in Agent Detail View. So here are some of the most commonly used abbreviations or not so obvious ones we use in Real Estate that you will see sometimes see in ads as well:

BUILDING & LOT:    
SF: Single Family APART: Single Level Apartment
ATTCH: Residential Attached APRTM: Multilevel Apartment
DETCH: Residential Detached SF BLEVL: Bilevel
DUPSS: Duplex Side by Side BUNG: Bungalow
DUPUD: Duplex Up and Down ST2: 2 Storey
TOWNH: Townhouse SPLT2: 2 Storey Split
VLOT: Vacant Lot IRR: Irregular Lot Shape
APTLO: Lowrise Apartment PIE: Pie Shaped
APTHI: Apartment Highrise REC: Rectangular
STALL: Parking Stall RPI: Reverse Pie Shaped Lot
       
RESTRICTIONS:    
AGE: Adult Living BOARD: Board Approval
CHILD: Children EASE: Easement Registered on Title
N-KNW: None Known PETS: No Pets or Certain Restrictions Applied
       
FEATURES:    
ACCEN: Central Air Conditioning BALCY: Balcony
BBQBI: Built-In BBQ BDLUG: Broadloom - Upgraded
CEIL9: 9 FT Ceilings CLSET: Closet Organizers
DANCE: Dance Floor DETEC: Smoke Detectors
DETECO: Carbon Monoxide Detectors GRNHS: Greenhouse
HANDY: Handy Man Special HCAP: Handicap Access
HOTTB: Hot Tub NOPET: No Animal Home
NSMKE: Non Smoking Home SPRKL: Sprinkler System - Underground
SWIRL: Swirlpool Bath/Jacuzzi VAULT: Vaulted Ceilings
WTBAR: Wet Bar WUNIT: Built-In Wall Unit
       
AMENITIES:    
ASTLV: Assisted Living BEACH: Beach Access
CABTV: Cable TV Connection CLUBH: Club house
CWASH: Car Wash DAYCR: Daycare
ELEVP: Elevator Passenger EXERC: Exercise Room
GUEST: Guest Suite INTER: Intercom
LAKEP: Lake Privileges LAUNC: Coin Laundry
LAUNS: In-Suite Laundry LAUSF: Same Floor Laundry
PARTY: Party Room PKRVI: Visitor Parking
RECRM: Recreation Room REMKS: See Realtor Remarks
RVSTG: RV Storage SECDR: Security Door
SECPK: Secured Parking SECPS: Security Personnel
STGIN: In-Suite Storage STGLK: Storage Locker
       
SITE INFLUENCES:    
BLAKE: Backs Onto Lake BTREE: Backs Onto Park/Tress
CORNR: Corner Site CULD: Cul-de-Sac
ENVIR: Environmental Reserve FRUIT: Fruit Trees/Shrubs
GOLF: Golf Nearby LANE: Back Lane
LNSCA: Landscaped LNSCL: Low Maintenance Landscape
N-FNC: Not Fenced N-LSC Not Landscaped
NLANE: No Back Lane NTHRU: No Through Road
PLAY: Playground Nearby POOLP: Public Swimming Pool
SCHLS: Schools SHOP: Shopping Nearby
SKI: Ski Hill SUBDV: Subdividable Lot
TRANS: Public Transportation VCITY: View of City
       
GOODS INCLUDED:    
ACWIN: Air Conditioner - Window APNEG: Appliances Negotiable
BLNDR: Blinds Roll Up; Pull Down BLNDV: Venetian Blinds
DRYER: Dryer FAN: Ceiling fan
DWBLT: Built-In Dishwasher HSHLD: Household Goods Included
HOODF: Hood Fan OPEN2: Garage Opener - 2 Control
HUMPW: Humidifier-Power (Furnace) OVNBI: Built-in Oven
OPENR: Garage opener REFRG: Refrigerator
OVNMW: Microwave Oven STVCT: Stove-Countertop
STGSH: Storage Shed STVS2: Stove-Gas
STVEL: Stove-Electric VACRI: Vacuum Systems - Roughed In
VACAT: Vacuum System Attachments WTRSF: Water Softener
WINDA: Window Coverings - All WASHR: Washer
       
PARKING:      
1CRPT: Single Carport 1GATT: Single Attached Garage
1GDET: Single Detached Garage 1INDR: Single Indoor
220V: 220 Volt Wiring 2GATT: Double Garage Attached
2GDET: Double Garage Detached BRZWY: Breezeway
FR&RE: Front and Rear Drive Access INSUL: Insulated
NOGAR: No Garage OFFST: Off Street
OVSZ: Over Sized P/ADE: Parkade
PAD: Parking Pad Cement or Paved REAR: Rear Drive Access
RV: RV Parking UNDGR: Underground
       
INTERIOR:      
A: Above B: Basement
L: Lower level M: Main Level
U: Upper Level    
       
ROOMS:      
AT: Atrium BD: Bedroom
BR: Bonus Room DN: Den
GA: Game Room GR: Great Room
F2: Second Family Room KE: Kitchen with Eating Area
K2: Second Kitchen LA: Laundry Room
L2: Second Living Room ME: Media Room
LO: Loft NO: Breakfast Nook
OF: Office RR: Recreation Room
SR: Sun Room SO: Solarium
ST: Storage Room UR: Utility Room

For a full list of all the abbreviations, view CREB's MLX Input Form

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