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GLOSSARY

Canadian Financial, Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary

Abbreviations Used in Property Listings & Real Estate Classifieds

+/-Plus or Minus
1 LV1 Living Level
1C1 Car Garage
1C-AOne-Car Attached Garage
1C-DOne-Car Detached Garage
2 LV2 Living Levels
2C2 Car Garage
2C-ATwo-Car Attached Garage
2C-DTwo-Car Detached Garage
3C-AThree-Car Attached Garage
3C-DThree-Car Detached Garage
4/34 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms
4/3/24 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 2 Car Garage
A.C.Alternating Current
A/CAir Conditioning
a/g plAbove-Ground Swimming Pool
AAREAccredited Auctioneer, Real Estate
abAbstract of Title
ABRAccredited Buyers Representative
acAcre(s)
access.Accessories
accsAccess
acctAccount
acommAccommodations
act.Active
actvActive
adAdvertisement
addlAdditional
adjAdjoining
adjAdjacent
aerlAerial Photo
aftAfter
AgAgency or Agent
agcyAgency
agriAgricultural
agtAgent
AICUZAir Installations Compatible Use Zones
air condAir Conditioning
ALAir Lock
alarm-bBurglar Alarm
alarm-fFire Alarm
alarm-sSmoke Alarm
almAluminum
alum.Aluminum
antqAntique
AOSAccounting of Sale
apAppraisal or Appraiser
applAppliances
APPRAgency Approved
approxApproximate
apptAppointment
aptApartment
arch.Architecture, Architectural or Architect
asbAsbestos
asmAssumption
assgAssigned
astAssessed Value
atfnAttic Fan
attAttached
attachAttachment
attdAttached
AVAssessed Value
availAvailable
AVBAssessed Value of Building
AVLAssessed Value of Land
bBasement
b/rBedroom
baBath or Bathroom
BACBuyer Agent Commission
balcBalcony
BASBuyer Agent Showing
basebrdBaseboard
bbBack Bay
bbBaseboard
BchBeach
bdBedroom
bdrmBedroom
BHBulkhead
BHKBedroom Hall Kitchen
biBuilt-In
bi-micoBuilt-In Microwave Oven
bi-rangBuilt-In Range
bi-refrBuilt-In Refrigerator
BIWBuilt in Wardrobe
bkporchBack Porch
bkprchBack Porch
BkrBroker
bkydFenced Backyard
bldgBuilding
bldg specBuilding Specifications
bldrs redoBuilder's Renovation
blkBlock
bltBuilt
bmtBasement
bns rmBonus Room
BOBest Offer
BOMBack on Market
BPmtBuilding Permit
BPOBroker's Price Opinion
bprtBlueprint
brBedroom
brkBrick
brkfBreakfast
brnstnBrownstone
bsmtBasement
bstnBrownstone
bthBathroom
BTSABonus to Selling Agent
bulkBulkhead
bungBungalow
busnBusiness
c & gtCurbs and Gutters
c-fanCeiling Fan
C/HCentral Heating
C/SConditional Sale
CACentral Air
CACCentral Air Conditioning
CAirCentral Air
CAMCommon Area Maintenance
cblCable
cblhCable Hookup
CCCommon Charges
CC&RConditions, Covenants, and Restrictions
CCRConditions, Covenants, and Restrictions
cdrclCedar Closet
ceil.Ceiling
ceilfanCeiling Fan
CenCentral Air
cent h/aCentral Heat & Air
cent ht, cnhtCentral Heating
cerCeramic Tile
cfanCeiling Fan
CFDContract For Deed
CHCenter Hall
CH/ACentral Heat and Air Conditioning
chnChain Link Fence
CIMLSCommercial Investment Multiple Listing Service
clapClapboard Siding
clbhsClubhouse
clbplClub Pool
clbpoolClub Pool
CldscCul-De-Sac
ClusCluster
cmwlCommunity Well
CnlCanal
cnrCorner
COCRCash on Cash Return
COECode of Ethics
ColColonial Style
colnColonial Style
commCommercial
commCommission
compComparable Property
compComposite
concConcrete
concretConcrete
condCondition
condoCondominium
ContContemporary Style
convConveyor
conv trnsConvenient to Transportation
corCorner
cottCottage
covpatiCovered Patio
cprtCarport
cptCarpet
cpxComplex
crawlspCrawl-Space
crkCreek
crnrCorner
crprtCarport
crspCrawl-Space
crtrCertified Treated
crwlCrawl-Space
csewCity Sewer
cstrCity Street
cthCathedral Ceiling
ctrCenter
CuldCul-De-Sac
CVACCentral Vacuum
cvgaConverted Garage
CW/CDClothes Washer / Clothes Dryer
cwtrCity Water System
D/DDishwasher and Disposal
d/gDouble Glazing
d/wDishwasher
daDining Area
dblDouble
dckDeck
decDecorated
decoDecorative Fence
dep reqDeposit Required
detDetached
detdDetached
develDevelopment
dhkpDryer Hookup
din rmDining Room
dishwasDishwasher
disposlGarbage Disposal
dkDeck
DmDoorman
dntwnDowntown
dogDog Run
DOMDays on Market
DOSDue on Sale
DRDining Room
DrmnDoorman
dryDryer
dspDisposal
dtwnDowntown
e-rngElectric Range
EAExclusive Agent
easeEasement(s)
eikEat-In Kitchen
EISEnvironmental Impact Statement
elbbElectric Baseboard
eleElectric or Electricity
elecElectric or Electricity
elevElevator
elvElevator
EMCEarnest Money Contract
EOTEnd of Terrace
eqpdEquipped
ERSExclusive Right to Sell
ERSPExclusive Right to Sell with Reserved Prospect
ERSVExclusive Right to Sell with Variable Rate Commission
ERTSExclusive Right to Sell
excelExcellent
exclExclusive
exclExcluding
ExecExecutive
exp bkExposed Brick
exrExercise Room
extExcluding
extExclusive
f-bmtFinished Basement
f/a htForced Air Heat
F/FFully Furnished
F/FFully Finished
F/FFully Fitted
f/hFreehold
facFacilities
FAHForced Air Heat
FARFloor Area Ratio
farmFarmhouse
fbFull-bath
fbhFull-bath
FDRFormal Dining Room
FF&EFurniture, Fixtures & Equipment
ffbrFirst Floor Bedroom
FFEFurniture, Fixtures & Equipment
fgraFinished and Graded
FHAForced Hot Air
fin llFinished Lower Level
finllFinished Lower Level
fireplFireplace
fix.Fixtures
flFloors
flexFlexible
flfnFloor Furnace
flplFlood Plain
flplFloor Plan
flrFloor
flrsFloors
fm rmFamily Room
fmlFormal
FMRFair Market Rent
FMVFair Market Value
fncd ydFenced Yard
fnceFence
for-airForced Air Heating
foyrFoyer
fpFireplace
fpgasGas Fireplace
fplFireplace
fplcFireplace
FPSBFirst-Price Sealed Bid Auction
frFamily Room
frarForced-Air
FRBOFor Rent By Owner
FROGFinished Room Over Garage
frtgFrontage
fsFree-Standing
fs-rangFree-Standing Range
fs-refrFree-Standing Refrigerator
fszFoundation Size
full baFull-bath
full kit.Full Kitchen
furnFurnished
fxrFixer-upper
g-rngGas Range
g/aGarage, Attached
g/fGround Floor
gaccGarage Access
garGarage
garbGarburator
garopGarage Door Opener
garrGarrison
gasapplGas Appliances
GCHGas Central Heating
GdGood
gd vuGood View
gdnGarden
gdopGarage Door Opener
GLAGross Living Area
glfGolf Course
GLFPGas Log Fireplace
gmt kitchGourmet Kitchen
gmtkitGourmet Kitchen
golfGolf Course
gravGravity Hot Air
grdnGarden
grgGarage
hardwdHardwood
hbhHalf-bath
hbrHarbour
hdwdHardwood
heatHeated Garage
hi ceilHigh Ceilings
hpmpHeat Pump
hrbrHarbour
hrdwdHardwood
HRSHorses Allowed
hseHouse
HSFHeated Square Feet
htHeat
htdHeated
htubHot Tub
humdHumidifier
HWHot Water
hwbbHot Water Baseboard
HWFHardwood Floors
HWHHot Water Heater
hwrdHot Water Radiators
hwtrHot Water
i/g plIn-Ground Swimming Pool
iaccInterior Access
igspIn-Ground Sprinkler
IMLSInvestors Multiple Listing Service
INInterest
inclIncluded
indivIndividual
ingrd plIn-Ground Pool
ingrd poolIn-Ground Pool
inlwIn-Law Suite
inspInspection Required
intInterior
intInterest
intcomIntercom
irrIrregular
jtubJetted Tub
k/bKitchen/Bathroom
kit.Kitchen
ktKitchen
l/hLeasehold
L/LLower Level
LALiving Area
lam-flLaminate Flooring
ldptLead Paint
levlLevel
lftLoft
lgdcLegal Description
liv rmLiving Room
lkfrtLakefront
llLower Level
LndLaundry
LndrLaundry
LndryLaundry
locLocation
lrLiving Room
lrgLarge
lrmLiving Room
lseLease
LSZLot Size
LUGLock Up Garage
luxLuxury
lvlLevel
lvlLiving Level
lvrmLiving Room
m/lMore or Less
m/wMicrowave
maintMaintenance
marMarble
mbaMaster Bedroom with Bath
mbrMaster Bedroom
MBRFPMaster Bedroom with Fireplace
mdrmMud Room
meikModern Eat-In Kitchen
MFMulti-Family
mfamMulti-Family
mftgManufacturing
MgmtManagement
MICMove-in Condition
micoMicrowave Oven
mkModern Kitchen
mktMarket
MLSMultiple Listing Service, Canada
mltiMulti-Level
modModern
mrshMarsh
msMeasured
msnMasonry
mstrMaster Bedroom
mtMaintenance
mtMountain
mtgMortgage
mtnMountain
multi3+ Car Garage
mwvMicrowave
N leaseNet Lease
n/sNo Smoking
n/sNon-Smoker
nat gas htNatural Gas Heat
nbdNeighborhood
ngsNatural Gas
non-smoNon-Smoker
NONQNon-Qualifying
nrNear
nrbyNearby
O/FOwner Financing
O/POriginal Price
o/sOversize
OAOwner Agent
OcenOcean
OcnOcean
OCNDOrder of Conditions
OcnfrntOceanfront
OFOwner Financing
ofcOffice
offcOffice
OFIOpen for Inspection
OHOpen House
OLREAOwner Is a Licensed Real Estate Agent
OPOriginal Price
OPOccupancy Permit
OPHOwner Phone Number
origOriginal
OSPOff-Street Parking
OSTEOn-Site
OUTBULDOutbuilding(s)
overOversized Garage
OWNOwner Financing
P&SPurchase and Sale Agreement
PADPlanned Area Development
panPantry
par.Partially
PARDPaper Road
patPatio
pavdPaved Road
pavedrdPaved Road
pblcPublic
pellstvPellet Stove
PERCPerc Test Approved
Perc testSoil Percolation Test
permPermanent
pgsPropane Gas
photPhotograph
picPicture
pickPicket Fence
pilePilings
PINParcel Identification Number
pk vuPark View
PLSwimming Pool
PL-1In-Ground Swimming Pool
PL-AAbove-Ground Swimming Pool
playPlayground
pmpWell Pump
POAProperty Owners Association
porPorch
por-sPorch Screened
premPremises
prkParking
prmnPrivately Maintained
prop htPropane Heat
prqParquet
prtlPartial
prvPrivate
prvtPrivate
PSAPurchase and Sale Agreement
PTPercolation Test
PTDPercolation Test Date
publicrdPublic Road
PUDPlanned Unit Development
pumnPublicly Maintained
pvcy fencePrivacy Fence
pvtPrivate
PWPre-War
qtQuiet
R/optRent with Optional Buy
RACReactivated Listing
radRadiant Heat
radtRadiant Heat
rangRange
rcovRestrictive Covenants
rdrRadiator
recRecreation Room
recrmRecreation Room
refRefrigerator
refrRefrigerator
renRenovated
renovRenovated
resiResidential
rfRoof
RGRARough Graded Lot
riv vuRiver View
rivrRiver
rmRoom
RMLSRegional Multiple Listing Service
rmsTotal Rooms
rnchRanch
rntRented
rollRolling Land
rpltRecorded Plat
rranRaised Ranch Style
RSYSRadon Remediation System
RteRoute
RTORent-to-Own
RV prkgRV Parking
rvrRiver
s-mbSplit Master Bedroom
satSatellite Dish
sbaSub Area
scrnd porchScreened Porch
scrnd prchScreened Porch
sd/wStorm Doors and Windows
sdrnStorm Drain
sdwkSidewalk
secSecurity Deposit
secSecurity System
sec depSecurity Deposit
sec sysSecurity System
secsysSecurity System
SecySecretary
sewSewer
SFSingle-Family
sfSquare Feet
sfamSingle-Family
sfhSquare Feet Heated
SFINSeller Finance Option
sftWater Softener
shdrShared Drive
shngShingle
shopWorkshop
shpgShopping
shwlShared Well
sketSketch Submitted
skySkylight
skyltSkylight
sldSold
sliderSliding Glass Door
slpeSlope
sltSlate
smpSump Pump
SPSump Pump
spdedSpecial Warranty Deed
spdsSeptic Design
sphtSpace Heater
spklrSprinkler System
spltSplit-Level
spltSplit
sq ftSquare Feet
SRESSenior Real Estate Specialist
srvySurvey
stakStaked
storAssigned Storage
strOn Street Parking
strgStorage
strmStream
styStyle
styStory
subdSubdivision
sunSun Room
svcService
swm poolSwimming Pool
swmmgSwimming Pool
swrSewer
sysSystem(s)
tTransportation
tenTennis Court
thTownhouse
TITenant Improvements
tile-flTile Flooring
tl-shedTool Shed
topoTopographical Map
townTownhouse
TPHTenant Phone Number
TradTraditional Style
tranTransitional
transpTransportation
trcTrash Compactor
trmsTerms
trshTrash
tudrTudor-Style
twnTown
twnhseTownhouse
txsTaxes
u/fUnfurnished
u/g sprkUnderground Sprinkler System
U/LUpper Level
ULUpper Level
unconUnder Construction
unfinUnfinished
unfurnUnfurnished
UNOUnit Number
upvdUnpaved Road
ustkUnderground Storage Tank
utclUtility Closet
utlvlUtility Room Level
utrmUtility Room
VictVictorian Style
volVolume
VSIVanilla Shell Improvements
vuView
vylVinyl
vywVinyl Windows
vyw-dblDouble-Paned Vinyl Windows
W-WWall-to-Wall
w/With
W/DWasher and Dryer
w/d conWasher/Dryer Connection
w/d hkupWasher/dryer Hookup
w/flrsWood Floors
W/MWashing Machine
W/OWalk-Out
W/WWall-to-Wall
w/w cptWall-to-Wall Carpet
waWasher
wa/drWasher and Dryer
wairWindow Air-Conditioner
warWarranty Plan
washdryWasher and Dryer
watrWater
wbfpWood-Burning Fireplace
WBSWood-Burning Stove
wdWooded Yard
wd flrWood Floor
wd pnlWood Panelling
wdstvWood-Burning Stove
wetlWetlands
wfWaterfront
wftWaterfront
WHFWhole House Fan
whirlWhirlpool
whkpWasher Hookup
whousWarehouse
wicWalk-in Closet
winWindow/wall Unit
wincoWindow Coverings
windtWindow Treatment
wintrWinterized
wkarWork Area
wksWeeks
wkshpWorkshop
wlkinWalk-In
wlkin cloWalk-in Closet
wlkotWalk-Out
wlkupWalk-Up
WOWalk-Out
wodWooded
wodstWood-Burning Stove
wooddWooded
woodfWood Frame
woodflrWood Flooring
woodstvWood-Burning Stove
wshWasher
wsoftWater Softener
wtrWater
wtr pdWater Paid
wtr vuWater View
wtracWater Access
wtrfrWaterfront
wtrhtWater Heater
WWWall-to-Wall
WW-CarpWall-to-Wall Carpet
WWCWall-to-Wall Carpet
xlntExcellent
ydYard
yoYears Old
yrYear
YrBYear Built
yrdYard
zZero
¼ baOne-Quarter Bath
¼ bathOne-Quarter Bath
¼ bthOne-Quarter Bath
½ baHalf-bath
½ bathHalf-bath
½ bthHalf-bath
¾ baThree-Quarter Bath
¾ bathThree-Quarter Bath
¾ bthThree-Quarter Bath

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