Whether you are a new agent or a new home buyer, you may notice that listings, in the MLS or otherwise, include many abbreviations. The following is a list of such abbreviations often found in Real Estate Listings.
1ATT — One car garage, attached.
1CPT — One car carport.
1DET — One car garage, detached.
2ATT — Two car garage, attached.
2CPT — Two car carport.
2DET — Two car garage, detached.
2MST — Second Master Bedroom.
ALLY — Alley access to garage.
ALMC — Property has an Alarm, code/info in lock box.
APTO — Appointment with owner (or contact/agent) before showing.
APTT — Appointment with tenant.
ATRM — Atrium.
BNOK — Breakfast Nook.
BSTF — Basement Full.
BSTP — Basement Partial.
CALO — Call owner before showing.
CALT — Call tenant before showing.
CBS — Call before showing (often shows as CBS Restricted — CLA).
CC&R — Covenants, Conditions, & Restrictions, most often used for fees in relation with a property due to an association of owners.
CLAG — Call listing agent.
CLBX — Call first listing agent before showing, lock box available.
CLLB — Call first listing agent before showing, lock box available.
CLOF — Call listing office before showing.
CMGR — Call manager before showing.
CNVG — Converted Garage (i.e. an extra room, no a garage anymore).
DENS — Den / Study.
DRVT — Drive Through Garage (come in one side, exit on the other).
EMD — Earnest Money Deposit (also called initial deposit or buyer deposit).
FHA — Federal Housing Administration. Most often in reference to FHA Loans.
GMRM — Game Room.
GRDO — Garage Door Opener.
GSTQ — Guest Quarters.
GTRM — Great Room.
HBYR — Hobby Room.
HOA — Home Owners Association, often used to reference the fees due to the association.
KIBO — Key In Branch Office.
NODI — Do not disturb tenants.
NOGO — Do Not Go Direct.
NOND — Non Disclosure Required
NOTC — 24h notice required before showing property.
OFFC — Office.
PUD — Planned Unit Development.
RPA — Residential Purchase Agreement.
RPA — Real Property Administrator.
RPA-CA — California Residential Purchase Agreement.
RSTH — Restricted Hours.
RVGR — Garage that fits an RV.
SECL — Security System Leased.
SECO — Security System Owned.
SECS — Security System.
SPFM — Separate Family Room.
SSA — Short Sale Addendum.
TND — Tandem Garage (two cars fits, one in front of the other).
UNDG — Underground Garage.
UNFB — Unfinished Bonus Room.
VA — Veteran Affairs. Most often referenced in link with VA Loans.
VALB — Vacant with Lockbox.
VCNT — Vacant.
VLBX — Vacant with Lockbox.
WNST — Wine Storage Room.
WRKS — Garage includes a workshop.