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Common Rental Abbreviations and Terms

A/C
Air Conditioned
AMEN
Amenities: luxury conveniences
APPL
Appliances
APT
Apartment
AVL, AVAIL.
Available
BA

Bathroom
BLC Balcony
BLKS Blocks
BR Bedroom
CABLE READY Electrical structure ready for Cable T.V.
COED HS A house shared by males and females
CPT Carpet
DEN A small room (a study or TV room) - may be able to use as a bedroom
DIN RM Dining Room
DUPL Duplex (two-level apartment or single building split into two apartments)
D/W Dishwasher
EFF Efficiency (a studio or one-room apartment)
F Female
FP, FPL Fireplace
FURN
Furnished
HRDWD FLR
Hardwood Floors
HS


House
IMMED Immediately
INDR Indoor
KIT Kitchen
LG Large
LIV RM Living Room
LOFT Split-level apartment with an open upper level
M Male
MBR Master Bedroom (the largest in the apartment/house)
M/F Male or Female
MOD Modern
NONSMKR Non-Smoker
NR Near
PREF,PREF'D Preferred
PROF Professional (graduate or law students are considered to be professionals)
PKG AVL Parking available (sometimes there may be an additional charge)
PVT ENTR Private entrance
RENOV Renovated
SEC DEP Security deposit (usually one month's rent)
SH, SHR To share
SMKR Smoker
TH Townhouse
UNFURN Unfurnished
UTILS Utilities (water, heating and oftentimes electricity)
W/D Washer and dryer
W/W Wall-to-wall (ex: w/w carpeting)