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Deciphering Real Estate Classified Advertisements

Terminology in ads can be confusing. Let us help you decipher some of the more cryptic combination of letters that you may come across.

Air Conditioning a/c
Apartment apt
Appliances appls
Bachelor bach
Balcony balc
Basement bsmt
Bathroom ba, bath, bth, bthrm
Bedroom br, bed, bdrm
Building bldg
Bungalow bung
Cathedral Ceiling cath ceil
Central Air Conditioning c/a
Central Vacuum cvac, c/vac, central vac
Condominium condo
Detached det
Double dbl
Exposure exp
Exterior ext
Family Room fam. rm
Fenced fncd
Finished Basement fin. bsmt
Fireplace fpl
Floor fl
Garage gar
Hardwood Fllors hrdwd flrs
Included incl
Kitchen kit, kitch
Large lrg, lge
Luxury lux
Parking prkg
Penthouse ph
Piece pc
Private priv
Renovated reno, reno’d
Room rm
Separate Entrance sep. entr
Solarium sol
Spacious spac
Storey stry
Subdivision subdiv
Suite st, ste
Townhouse twnhse
Wall to Wall w/w
Washer / Dryer w/d
Workshop wkshp
Yard yd, yrd

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