• Kersten Bowman

Clearing Up the Confusion: Decoding Real Estate Transaction Acronyms


Are you confused? Let’s help you decode the acronyms commonly used today in real estate transactions!


FSBO For Sale By Owner

HOA Home Owners Association

ROI Return on Investment

ARV After Repaired Value

CMA Comparative Market Analysis

CRE Commercial Real Estate

RE Real Estate

C of O Certificate of Occupancy

FHA Fair Housing Administration

VA Veteran’s Affairs/Administration

APR Annual Percentage Rate

SFH Single Family Home

LOI Letter of Intent

EMD Earnest Money Deposit

POF Proof of Funds

NOI Net Operating Income