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MLS Codes

NEW – This home was recently put on the market.
ACT – ACTIVE. The home is available!
BOM – Back on Market . The home was recently under contract and is now back on the market.
PCH – Price change.
AO – Active Option. Parties have agreed to a sales price and buyer has asked for an option period during which buyer gets their inspections done and has the option to back out of the contract for whatever reason.
RFR – Right of first refusal. There is a contract on the house, but for some reason they cannot close right now. Seller has accepted the contract, but says that they’re still going to take other offers. If another offer comes in, seller will contact the buyer. If the buyer can’t, the seller can accept the new offer.
SLD – SOLD.
PND – Pending. The sale is in process.
PDB – “Pending send backups” means the house is under contract but “back-up” offers are accepted in case the original contract falls apart.
EXP – Expired with their current agent. It might be renewed or might be permanently off the market.
CAN – Canceled. There are a variety of reasons why a listing is canceled.
WDN – Withdrawn from the market for whatever reason.


REAL ESTATE LISTING ABBREVIATIONS

1C, 2C – 1 or 2 car Garage

2/1 – 2 bedrooms / 1 bathrooms

4/3 – 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms

3/4 Bath – toilet + sink + shower or tub

4/3/2 – 4 bedroom / 3 bath / 2 car garage

A/G PL – Above ground Pool

AC – Acre

A/C – Air Conditioning

Actv – Active

ALM – Aluminum Siding

APT – Apartment

ASB – Asbestos Siding

ASM – Assumptions

ATFN – Attic Fan

ATT – Attached Garage

BA – Bath

BALC – Balcony

BB – Baseboard Heat

BCH – Beach

BD – Bedroom

BKPORCH – Back Porch

BKYD – Backyard

BLDRS REDO – Builder’s Renovation

BLT – Built-in

BOT – Boat Slip

BR – Bedroom

Brk – Brick

Brkf – Breakfast Area

Bsmt – Basement

Bulk – Bulkhead

Bung – Bungalow

CAC – Central Air Conditioning

Cbl,Cblh – Cable/Hookup

CCR – Conditions, Covenants, and Restrictions

Cdrcl – Cedar Closet

Cen – Central Air

Cer – Ceramic Tile

CFan – Ceiling Fan

Chn – Chain Link Fence

Cldsc – Cul-de-sac

Clap – Clapboard Siding

Clbhs – Clubhouse

Clus – Cluster

Cnl – Canal

Col – Colonial

Cont – Contemporary

CPT – Carpet or Carport

Crk – Creek

Crwl – Crawl Space

Cth – Cathedral Ceiling

CVAC – Central Vacuum

Cvga – Converted Garage

Crprt – Carport

C-fan – Ceiling Fan

Cent h/a – Central Heat&Air

Deco – Decorative Fence

DEDRS – Deed Restrictions

Det – Detached Garage

DhkpP – Dryer Hookup

Dk – Deck

DLM – Seller Disclaimer

DLO – Seller Disclosure

Dbl– Double

D/W – Dishwasher

Dr -Dining Room

Dry – Clothes Dryer

Dsp – Garbage Disposal

DWF, DWAC – Deep Water/Access

EA – exclusive agency

EIK – Eat in kitchen

ELE – Electric

ELV – Elevator

END – End Unit

E – Rng Electric Range

ERS – exclusive right to sell

Exr – Exercise Room

Farm – Farmhouse

FRBO – for rent by owner

FDR – Formal dining room

FFBR – First Floor Bedroom
FFE – furniture, fixture, and equipment

Fha Forced Hot Air

FHA Federal Housing Administration

FLR – Floor Furnace

FIN LL – Finished lower level

FM RM – Family Room

FML – Formal

FNCD YD – Fenced Yard

F-bmt – Finished Basement

Foyr – Foyer

Fp, Fpl, Fplc – Fireplace

Fpgas – Gas Fireplace

FR – Family room

FSBO – For Sale by Owner

F/A Ht, FAH – Forced Air Heat

FXR – Fixer Upper

GAR – Garage

G/A – Garage, Attached

GARB – Garbage

GAROP – Garage Door Opener

GLF – Golf Course

GLFP – Gas log fire place

GMT Kitchen – Gourmet kitchen

GRNO – Ground Maintenance

G-RNG – Gas Range

HB – Half Bath (toilet + sink)

HBR – Harbor

HIST – Historical District

HOA – Homeowner’s association

HP – Heat Pump

HPWA – Water/Air Ht Pump

HDWD – Hardwood

HRS – Horses Allowed

HSF – Heated square feet

HTUB – Hot Tub

HUD Dept of Housing and Urban Development

HW – Hot Water

HWH – Hot water heater

HVAC – heating, ventilation and air conditioning

IGSP – In-Ground Sprinkler

INGRD PL – pool inground pool

INLW – In-Law Suite

INT – Intercom

JTUB – Jetted Tub

LFT – Loft

LRG – Large

LR – Living Room

LTV – loan to value

MAR – Marble

MBA – Master Bedroom w/Bath

MBRFP – Master Bedroom w/FP

MCOA – Min $ on Assumption

MEIK – Modern eat-in kitchen

MIC – Mint Condition (like new or new)

MK – Modern kitchen

MLS – multiple listing service

MO – Month

MOPOA – Monthly POA Fee

MRSH – Marsh

Mstr – Master bed room

MSN – Masonry

MTG – Mortgage

MULTI – + Car Garage

MYOB – Mind Your Own Business

MWV – Microwave Oven

NAR – National Association of Realtors

NAT GS HT – Natural gas heat

NBHD – Neighborhood

NGS – Natural Gas

NONQ – Non-Qualifying

NYSAR – New York State Association of Realtors

OA – Owner Agent

OBO – Or Best Offer

OCN – Ocean

O/F – Owner Finance

OFC – Office/Study

OFF – Off Street Parking

OP – Occupancy Permit

OVER – Oversized Garage

OWN – Owner Financing

P&S – Purchase and sale

PAN – Pantry

PAR – Partially Fenced

PAT – Patio

PERM – Perm Attic Stairs

PGS – Propane

PICK – Picket Fence

PILE – Pilings

PITI – Principal, Interest, Taxes and Insurance

PL/A – Above Ground Pool

PL -Swimming Pool

PL/ In-Ground Pool

PLAY – Playground

PMI – Private mortgage insurance

PMP – Well Pump

POA – Power of Attorney

POR, POR-S Porch/Screened

PROP HT – Propane Heat

PRQ – Parquet

PRTL – Partial

PRV, PVCY FENCE – Privacy Fence

PULL – Pull-Down Attic Stair

R/OPT – Rent w/Opt-Buy

RAD – Radiant Heat

RDR – Radiator

REC – Recreation Room

REF – Refrigerator

REL – Related to Seller

RELO – Relocation office

RNCH – Ranch

RTO – Rent To Own

RV PRKG – RV Parking

RVR – River

SAT – Satellite Dish

SCRND PORCH – Screened Porch

SD – Security Deposit

SEC – Security System

SEC SYS – Security System

SEW – Sewer

SHNG – Shingle

SHOP – Workshop

SKY – Skylights

SLT – Slate

SN – Senior

SMP – Sump Pump

SO – Study or Office

SPC – Drive parking spaces

SPDED – Special Warranty Deed

SPLT – Split-Level

SMB – Split Master Bedroom

SPKLR – Sprinkler

SQ FT – Square Feet

SD/W – Storm Doors & Windows

SRO – Single Room Occupancy

STA – State

STOR – Assigned Storage

STR – On Street Parking

SUN – Sun Room

SWR – Sewer

TEN – Tennis Court

TOWN – Town House

TRAD – Traditional

TRAN – Transitional

TRC – Trash Compactor

TRSH – Trash Pickup

TXS – Taxes

U/G SPRK – Underground Sprinkler

UNO – Unit Number

UTCL – Utility Closet

UTLVL – Utility Room Level

UTRM – Utility Room

VYL – Vinyl

WAR – Warranty Plan

WBS – Wood-Burning Stove

WBFP – Wood Burning Fireplace

W/D – Washer/Dryer
W/D HKUP – Washer/Dryer hookup

WD PNL – Wood paneling

WDSTV – Wood-Burning Stove

WF – Waterfront

WDSTV – Wood Burn Stove

WHF – Whole House Fan

WHKP – Washer Hookup

WIN – Window/Wall Unit

WINDT – Window Treatment

WLKIN – Walk-in Closet

WSH – Washer

WTR – Water

WTR PD – Water paid

W/W CRPT – Wall To Wall Carpet

YD – Yard