April 18th, 2016 5:46 AM by Jackie A. Graves, President
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.
the puzzle for a printable PDF)
Stuck? You can find all
of these words – and many, many more – in our glossary of
housing terms. And if you want to check your answers when
you're through, here's [PDF] the
Follow this series just
in time for the spring homebuying season.
Courtesy of Freddie Mac
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