Understanding real estate listings doesn’t have to be an insurmountable challenge. Within context, most abbreviations are easy to decode. While “cozy fixer upper” is simple enough to decipher, what about a home that’s listed as having CAC and CH, as well as hdwd flrs and a grmt kit, and an aek? The savvy reader will accurately guess that this home has central air conditioning and central heating. The floors are hardwood, and the home sports a gourmet kitchen. All the appliances are powered by electricity in an “aek”- all electric kitchen.
Listings are most frequently sorted by the number of bedrooms and bathrooms. Consider not only the size of your family but the ways in which you intend to use the rooms. Will you need an extra room to install an in-home office? Once you’ve chosen the number of bedrooms and decided on a number of bathrooms, you can narrow down the choices.
The next thing to look at is the details. A cath ceil (cathedral ceiling) indicates an elegant style while a f/fin (fully finished basement) may be ideal for young families with active kids. If you’re looking for a home in move-in condition, lookRead More