Real Estate English

Real Estate English

Real Estate English (Angielski dla nieruchomości) examines the language used in the buying and selling of property. Real estate is property consisting of land and the buildings on it. It also includes its natural resources such as crops, minerals, or water etc.

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Phrases

In Real Estate English (Angielski dla nieruchomości) there are many phrases that should be understood. When people want to buy a property, it is common for them to visit an Estate agent. An estate agent is a person or business that arranges the selling, renting or management of properties, and other buildings, An agent that specialises in renting is often called a letting agent. Estate agents are mainly engaged in the marketing of property available for sale and a solicitor or licensed conveyancer is used in preparing the legal documents. It is normal to refer to real estate or real property as property. The estate agent remains the current title for the person responsible for the management of one group of privately owned, all or mostly tenanted, properties under one ownership. Alternative titles are Factor, Steward or Bailiff depending on the era, the region and the extent of the property concerned. Please contact me to talk about this topic…

Vocabulary

apartmentn. a room or group of rooms to live in, usually on one floor; flat
developmentn. a number of buildings on a large piece of land – real-estate developer
elevatorn. a compartment for moving people from floor to floor in a building; lift
en suiteadv. forming one unit [eg: bedroom with bathroom en suite] – also adj.
first floorn. storey of a building at the same level as the street or ground; ground floor
for saleoffered for purchase; to be sold; available to be bought
freeholdn. the holding of land or property for an unlimited period of time – also adj.
furnishedadj. [of a house, apartment etc] let with furniture – to furnish v.
gardenn. space or ground surrounding a building, often with flowers, trees etc; yard US
ground floorn. storey of a building at the same level as the street or ground; first floor US
landlordn. a person who owns an apartment, house, office etc and lets it to a tenant
leaseholdn. the holding of land or property for a predetermined period of time – also adj.
letv. to give the use of a building etc in return for periodic payments or rent
liftn. a compartment for moving people from floor to floor in a building; elevator
rentv. to make periodic payments (monthly etc) for the use of a building etc – also n.
storeyn. one of the levels of a building; floor; story
tenantn. a person who rents an apartment, house, office etc from a landlord
yardn. space or ground surrounding a building; garden
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