Terms Starting with S

  • Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO)Acronym, Canada, Important,
      For example, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada is a self-regulatory organization.
    • Self-Selection Bias Definition,
      • A selection bias that occurs when individuals join a sample group voluntarily.
    • Seller Broker Definition,
      • One who earns a commission from the seller of a property in exchange for finding a buyer and assisting in negotiation.
    • Seller Carryback Definition,
      • A form of financing in which the seller of a property accepts a down payment and agrees to accept payments until the property is paid for.
    • Seller Finance Option (SFIN)Acronym,
      • Seller Paid Closing Costs (SPCC)Acronym,
        • Seller Property Information Statement (SPIS)Acronym, Canada,
          • Seller's Market Definition,
            • Due to either low supply or high demand, the seller can expect to sell quickly with a high sale price.
          • Semi-annual (S/A)Acronym,
            • Semi-custom Home Definition,
              • A house in which the buyer cannot alter the layout, but can specify amenities such as type of cabinets and floor coverings.
            • Senior (sn)Abbreviation,
              • Senior Citizens Home Repair Program (SCHRP)Acronym, Nunavut, Canada,
                • Senior Counsellor of Mortgage Finance (SCMF)Acronym, Canada,
                  • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)Acronym,
                    • Senior Right of Way Agent (SRWA)Acronym,
                      • Senior Vice President (SVP)Acronym,
                        • Sentier (Sent)Abbreviation, Canada,
                            Canada Post street abbrevation.
                          • Separate Kitchen (sep kit)Abbreviation,
                            • Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principal of Securities (STRIPS)Acronym, United States,
                                A US term.
                              • Sept-Iles Airport (YZV)Acronym, Sept-Iles, Quebec, Canada,
                                • Septic Design (spds)Abbreviation,
                                  • Serial Correlation Test (SCT)Acronym,
                                    • Service (svc)Abbreviation,
                                      • Service Charge (SC) Acronym,
                                        • Fees charged to customers for specific services or as a penalty for not meeting certain requirements such as insufficient funds in a chequing account.
                                        Bank account transaction code.
                                      • Service Chargeable (DS)Acronym,
                                          Bank account transaction code.
                                        • Service Contract Definition,
                                          • Also known as extended warranty. A contract that covers certain car repairs or problems after the manufacturer's or dealer's warranty expires. Extended warranties are sold by car manufacturers, dealers and independent companies. With a new car, the extended warranty usually must be purchased by the end of the first year of ownership.
                                        • Service Contract Number (SCN)Acronym,
                                          • Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (SNSMR)Acronym, Nova Scotia, Canada,
                                            • Servus Credit Union (SCU) Company Est. 1938, Alberta, Canada,
                                                Alberta's largest credit union and a Canadian NHA approved mortgage lender. Offers reverse mortgages.
                                              • Settlement Definition,
                                                • An agreement between the parties of a legal case.
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