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The Multiple Listing System (MLS) data sheets are, at  best, difficult to understand and at worst, impossible even for the agents that fill in the blanks.  Here is a partial list of the abbreviations used that may be of some help.  If you see one not on the list, give us a call and we'll take a guess with you.

Abbreviation
1C, 2C
1 LV, 2 LV
ACTV
AICUZ
ALM
APPR
APT
ASB
ASM
ASRSV
ATFN
ATT
BALC
BB
BCH
BKYD
BOT
BRK
BRKF
BSMT
BULK
BUNG
CAPE
CBL,CBLH
CDRCL
CEN
CER
CFAN
CHN
CLDSC
CLAP
CLBHS
CLUS
CNL
COL
CONT
CPT
CRK
CNR,CRNR
CRWL
CTH
CVAC
CVGA
DECO
DEDRS
DET
DHKP
DLM
DLO
DOG
DOG
DRY
DSP
DW
DWF,DWAC
ELE
ELV
END
E-RNG
EXR
FARM
FFBR
FHA
FLR
FOYR
FP
FPGAS
FROG
FULL
FXR
GAR
GAROP
GLF
GRNO
G-RNG
HBR
HIST
HP
HPWA
HRS
HTUB
HW
IGSP
INLW
INT
JTUB
LFT
MAR
MBA
MBRFP
MCOA
MOPOA
MRSH
MSN
MULTI
MWV
NAM
NGS
NONQ
OA
OGN
OFC
OFF
OP
OVER
OWN
PAN
PAR
PAT
PERM
PGS
PICK
PILE         
PL-A
PL
PL-1
PLAY
PMP
POA    
POR,POR-S
PRQ
PRTL
PRV       
PULL
R/OPT
RAD
RDR
REC
REF
REL
RNCH
RVR
SAT
SEC
SECSY
SEW,SWR
SFIN
SFT
SHNG
SHOP
SKY
SLT
SMP
SPC
SPDED
SPLT
STA
STOR  
STR   
SUN
TEN
TOWN
TRAD
TRAN
TRC
TRSH
UNO
UTCL
UTLVL
UTRM
VYL
WAR
WF
WDSTV
WHF
WHKP
WIN
WINDT
WLKIN
WOD, WOODD
WSH
WTR

 

Definition
1 or 2 Car Garage
#Living Levels
Active
Air Installations Compatible Use Zones
Aluminum Siding
Agency Approved
Apartment
Asbestos Siding
Assumptions
Assigned Parking
Attic Fan
Attached Garage
Balcony
Baseboard Heat
Beach
Fenced Backyard
Boat Slip
Brick
Breakfast Area
Basement
Bulkhead
Bungalow
Cape Cod
Cable/Hookup
Cedar Closet
Central Air
Ceramic Tile
Ceiling Fan
Chain Link Fence
Cul-de-sac
Clapboard Siding
Clubhouse
Cluster
Canal
Colonial
Contemporary
Carpet or Carport
Creek
Corner
Crawl Space
Cathedral Ceiling
Central Vacuum
Converted Garage
Decorative Fence
Deed Restrictions
Detached Garage
Dryer Hookup
Seller Disclaimer
Seller Disclosure
Dock
Dog Run Fence
Clothes Dryer
Garbage Disposal
Dishwasher
Deep Water/Access
Electric
Elevator
End Unit
Electric Range
Exercise Room
Farmhouse
First Floor Bedroom
Forced Hot Air
Floor Furnace
Foyer
Fireplace
Gas Fireplace
Finished Room Over Gar
Fully Fenced
Fixer Upper
Garage
Gar Door Opener
Golf Course
Ground Maintenance
Gas Range
Harbor
Historical District
Heat Pump
Water/Air Ht Pump
Horses Allowed
Hot Tub
Hot Water
In-Ground Sprinkler
In-Law Suite
Intercom
Jetted Tub
Loft
Marble
Mast Bedroom w/Bath
Mast Bedroom w/FP
Min $ on Assumption
Monthly POA Fee
Marsh
Masonry
3+ Car Garage
Microwave Oven
Subdivision Name
Natural Gas
Non-Qualifying
Owner Agent
Ocean
Office/Study
Off Street Parking
Occupancy Permit
Oversized Garage
Owner Financing
Pantry
Partially Fenced
Patio
Perm Attic Stairs
Propane
Picket Fence
Pilings
Above Ground Pool
Pool house
In-Ground Pool
Playground
Well Pump
Prop Owners Assoc
Porch/Screened
Parquet
Partial
Privacy Fence
Pull-Down Attic Stair
Rent w/Opt-Buy
Radiant Heat
Radiator
Recreation Room
Refrigerator
Related to Seller
Ranch
River
Satellite Dish
Security (Amenit)
Security System
Sewer
Seller Finance Opt
Water Softener
Shingle
Workshop
Skylights
Slate
Sump Pump
Drive parking spaces
Special Warranty Deed
Split-Level (Sty)
State
Assigned Storage
On Street Parking
Sun Room
Tennis Court
Town House
Traditional (Sty)
Transitional
Trash Compactor
Trash Pickup
Unit Number
Utility Closet
Utility Room Level
Utility Room
Vinyl
Warranty Plan
Waterfront
Wood Burn Stove
Whole House Fan
Washer Hookup
Window/Wall Unit
Window Treatment
Walk-in Closet
Woods
Wooded
Washer
Water

 

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William E. Wood & Assoc.
Smithfield, VA 23430
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