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Common vocabulary used in real estate 2

If you're a real estate agent, and would like to know how to explain some basic concepts to your English-speaking clientele, this exercise is for you.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. The type of basement in which one can't stand up is known as a __________________________.
  crawl space/crawlspace
  crawling space
  lying down basement

2. There's a little bit of __________________________ ( = stains, etc. due to a water leak) on the ceiling.
  water damage
  water problem
  liquid trouble

3. The roof would have to be __________________________. = You would have to get a new roof.

4. There's lots of __________________________ room in the attic.

5. A __________________________ is a house that's in fairly bad shape, one that you have to invest a lot of money in to make "liveable".

6. The condo ___________________________ ( = monthly maintenance payments) are pretty high in this building.

7. The _________________________ price ( = the initial price set by the owner) for this property is $400,000.

8. This house has two bedrooms on the lower ___________________________, and two more on the upper ___________________________.

9. The bedrooms are __________________________ from the main entertaining area, so noise won't be a problem.
  put away
  tucked away
  set down

10. A __________________________ apartment = a fairly big apartment

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