A short List of Real Estate Lingo & Acronyms

Property Listing Abbreviations

  • AC - acres
  • A/C - air conditioning
  • BA - bath
  • BR - bedroom
  • BTSA - bonus to selling agent
  • DBA - doing business as
  • DBL - double
  • DR - dining room
  • ERS - exclusive right to sell
  • FLRS - floors
  • FP - fire place
  • FSBO - for sale by owner
  • FB - full bath (toilet + sink + shower + tub)
  • GLFP - gas log fire place
  • HB - half bath (toilet + sink)
  • HDWD - hardwood
  • HOA - homeowner's association
  • HSF - heated square feet
  • HVAC - heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • HWH - hot water heater
  • KIT - kitchen
  • LA - living area
  • LR - living room
  • MBR - master bedroom
  • MLS - multiple listing service
  • RM - room
  • SF - square feet
  • W/D - washer/dryer
  • W/W CPT - wall to wall carpet
  • WBFP - wood burning fireplace
  • WD FLR - wood floor