Understanding Real Estate: A Glossary of Common Terms

By Crystal Gardner-Phillips | May 9, 2017

“Are there any discount points that can be paid for a mortgage interest rate to be lowered?”   

“A CMA is prepared using the MLS to determine a fair market value.” 



Understanding all of the lingo and abbreviations in real estate can sometimes feel like reading a tween’s text messages (“omg, ily, lol, g2g”). But, with such a large investment, you want to be sure that you understand what’s going on. Now you can brush up on your real estate terms with the glossary we’ve compiled. Or you can impress your friends at cocktail parties.


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