Glossary Of Terms

What are the Real Estate Advertisements really saying?

The following link incorporates definitions regarding the often used real estate terms in advertisments:

ac: airconditioning

alc: alcove

bi: built-in

bics: built-in cupboards

ono: or nearest offer

bir: built-in robe

br: bedroom

bt: brick walls with tile roof

bv: brick veneer

cnr: corner

crm: cream

crpt: carpet

cpds: cupboards

ctl: cement tile

dble: double

dblefr: double fronted

dbl gar: double garage

dbr: dble bedroom

dep: deposit

det: detached

din rm: dining room

elf: electric light fittings

elhws: electric hot water service

encl: enclosed

ens: ensuite

estab: established

fib: fibro cement

fitts: fittings

fl covs: floor coverings

f/furn: fully furnished

f tld: fully tiled

ghws: gas hot water service

grge: garage

htr: heater

incl: include

ingr pool: in-ground pool

int: interest

intl: internal

k’ette: kitchenette

kit: kitchen

ldr: Lounge dining room

lge: large

l/fitt: light fittings

liv: living

lnge: lounge

lug: lock up garage

mais: maisonette

mstr: master

mtge: mortgage

ofp: open fire place

oil/htr: oil heater

ono: or nearest offer

ophws: off peak hot water system

osp: off street parking

oyo: own your own

pa: per annum

p mth: per month

pol flr: polished floor

posn: position

p wk: per week

qual: quality

rc: reserve cycle

rec: recess

rf: roof

rm: room

row: right of way

sb: solid brick

sc: self-contained

semi: semi detached

sep: separate

shr: shower

shwr rcs: shower recess

sgle fr: single fronted

s’out: sleep out

spac: spacious

sss: stainless steel sink

stca: subject to council approval

tc tile: terracotta tile

tf: timber frame

tld rf: tiled roof

tmbr: timber

t’out: throughout

umr: under main roof

ven blds: venetian blinds