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6 Apr 2013

Year Of English, Day 96

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Real estate vocabulary->

Today, let’s learn some simple vocabulary for talking about real estate.

“Real estate” means buying and selling homes, apartments, buildings, and land.

Property & Real-Estate

1 apartment(US) n. a room or group of rooms to live in, usually on one floor; flat(UK)

2 development n. a number of buildings on a large piece of land – real-estate developer n.

3 elevator(US) n. a compartment for moving people from floor to floor in a building; lift(UK)

4 en suite adv. forming one unit [eg: bedroom with bathroom en suite] – also adj.

5 estate agent(US) n. a person whose business is to sell or let land or property on behalf of others

6 first floor(US) n. storey of a building at the same level as the street or ground; gound floor(UK)

7 flat(UK) n. a room or group of rooms to live in, usually on one floor; apartment(US)

8 for sale offered for purchase; to be sold; available to be bought

9 freehold n. the holding of land or property for an unlimited period of time – also adj.

10 furnished adj. [of a house, apartment etc] let with furniture – to furnish v.

11 garden n. space or ground surrounding a building, often with flowers, trees etc; yard(US)

12 ground floor(UK) n. storey of a building at the same level as the street or ground; first floor(US)

13 landlord n. a person who owns an apartment, house, office etc and lets it to a tenant

14 leasehold n. the holding of land or property for a predetermined period of time – also adj.

15 let v. [let, let] to give the use of a building etc in return for periodic payments or rent

16 lift(UK) n. a compartment for moving people from floor to floor in a building; elevator(US)

17 rent v. to make periodic payments (monthly etc) for the use of a building etc – also n.

18 storey(UK) n. one of the levels of a building; floor; story(US)

19 tenant n. a person who rents an apartment, house, office etc from a landlord

20 yard(US) n. space or ground surrounding a building; garden

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