Real Estate Lingo

Sometimes reading a home listing can be confusing! Agents often use abbreviations when describing a home. Here are some common abbreviations you might come across.

BA: bath

BLT: built-in

BR: bedroom

BRK: brick

BKPORCH: back porch

BLDRS REDO: builder’s renovation

CAC: central air conditioning

DR: dining room

DK: deck

FHA/VA: qualifies for FHA/VA financing

FIN LL: finished lower level

FML: formal

FPL: fireplace

FR: family room

FROG: finished room over garage

FSBO: for sale by owner

GMT KITCHEN: gourmet kitchen

INGRD POOL: inground pool

LR: living room

MSTR: master bedroom/suite

MTG: mortgage

PVCY FENCE: privacy fence

SCC SYS: security system

SCRND PORCH: screened porch

TH: townhouse

TXS: taxes

WBFP: wood burning fireplace

W/O: walk-out

U/G SPRK: underground sprinkler system

YD: yard

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