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Glossary of Ad Abbreviations

a/c: Air Conditioning
aft: after
agt: Agent
appl(s): Appliance(s)
appt: Appointment
apt: Apartment
avail: Available/availability
ba: Bath
beaut: Beautiful(ly)
bk Cses: Bookcases
bldg: Building
br: Bedroom
brk: Brick
bsmt: Basement
cen Air Central: Air Conditioning
clsts: Closets
crpt: Carpet
cty: City
d/w: Dishwasher
dec: Decorated
dep: Deposit
din rm: Dining Room
dplx: Duplex
dr: Driveway
drps: Drapes
elec: Electricity
ent: Entrance
entr: Entrance
fam: Family
fin: Finished
flr: Floor
fpl: Fireplace
furn: Furnished
hdwd: Hardwood
hi Rise: High Rise
hse: House
imm: Immediate
incl: Included
kit: Kitchen
kitchnt: Kitchenette
lr: Living Room
lg: Large
lse: Lease
lux: Luxury
lvly: Lovely
lvs: Lives
mod: Modern
nr: near
nbhd: Neighborhood
occ: Occupancy
opt: Option
outdr: Outdoor
pkg: Parking
prem: Premises
priv: Private
prkg: Parking
ref: Reference
refrig: Refrigerator
req: Required
riv: River
rm: Room
schls: Schools
sec: Security
sep: Separate
shpng: Shopping
sngl: Single
spac: Spacious
st: Street
stu: Studio
stv: Stove
terr: Terrace
trans: Transportation
undrgrnd: Underground
unfurn: Unfurnished
upstrs: Upstairs
util: Utilities
vw: View
w/: with
wd/hkup: Washer/dryer Hookup
ww Crpt: Wall to Wall Carpet
wat: Water
wbfpl: Wood Burning Fireplace

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