Terms Starting with B

  • Buffer Strip Definition,
    • This refers to a parcel or stretch of land that separates two pieces of property.
  • Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything (BANANA)Acronym,
    • Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT)Acronym,
      • Builder Upgrades Definition,
        • Refined features or materials that a builder offers for an extra charge.
      • Builder's Renovation (bldrs redo)Abbreviation,
        • Building (bldg)Abbreviation,
          • Building and Loan Association Definition,
            • A financial institution designed to help members finance real-estate transactions.
          • Building Code (BC) Acronym,
            • Regulations that govern design and materials used in construction.
          • Building Code Commission (BCC)Acronym, Canada,
            • Building Code Designation Number (BCDN)Acronym, Ontario, Canada,
              • Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS)Acronym,
                • Building Industry and Land Development (BILD)Company, North York, Ontario, Canada,
                    Merged with Greater Toronto Home Builders' Association (GTHBA).
                  • Building Inspector Definition,
                    • A local government employee who enforces the building code and makes sure construction and renovation work is done properly.
                  • Building Moratorium Definition,
                    • A temporary or permanent halt on construction.
                  • Building Permit (BPmt) Abbreviation,
                    • Authorization by a local government to construct or repair a structure.
                  • Building Relationships with Small Business Clients (BRSB)Acronym, Canada,
                    • Building Restrictions Definition,
                      • Local regulations that limit the size, height, materials, colours, uses, locations, placement and other characteristics of houses.
                    • Building Specifications (bldg spec)Abbreviation,
                      • Built (blt)Abbreviation,
                        • Built in Wardrobe (BIW)Acronym,
                          • Built-In (bi)Abbreviation,
                              As in built-in range or refrigerator.
                            • Built-In Microwave Oven (bi-mico)Abbreviation,
                              • Built-In Range (bi-rang)Abbreviation,
                                • Built-In Refrigerator (bi-refr)Abbreviation,
                                  • Built-ins Definition,
                                    • Items, such as appliances and cabinets, that are permanently attached to a building.
                                  • Bulk Supply Tariff (BST)Acronym,
                                    • Bulkhead (BH, bulk)Acronym & Abbreviation,
                                      • Bulkley Valley Credit UnionCompany, British Columbia, Canada,
                                          A Canadian NHA approved mortgage lender that offers all lending types, including both residential single family and multi-unit mortgages.
                                        • Bull Harbour Airport (YBH)Acronym, Bull Harbour, British Columbia, Canada,
                                          • Bull Market Definition,
                                            • When stock prices are increasing and it's a healthy market, this is known as a bull market.
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