If you've just dipped your toe into the house-hunting world, it's easy to feel overwhelmed – especially when everyone seems to be speaking an unfamiliar language. Even grizzled homeownership veterans sometimes find themselves scratching their heads over a term they've never heard. But don't worry. Even though housing definitely has a lingo all its own, it's pretty easy to master once you start hearing it over and over.
We've collected some of the most common housing words and phrases and hidden them below. So take a break, sharpen that pencil and see just how well you know your housing lingo.
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Follow this series just in time for the spring homebuying season.