Acronym Definition
ABR Accredited Buyer Representative
ABRM Accredited Buyer Representative Manager
Active - AC Contingent
Active - ACTR Active-REO
Active - ACTS Active-Short Sale
Active - ACTV Active
Active - BOMK Back On Market
Active - BOMR Back on Market-REO
Active - BOMS Back on Market-Short Sale
Active - NEW New
Active - NEWR New-REO
Active - NEWS New-Short Sale
Active - PCH Price Change
Active - PRCR Price Change-REO
Active - PRCS Price Change-Short Sale
AE Affiliates and Events
AGGRE Data Base that acceses the BRE, NRDS, CCAR Member Management System, and C.A.R. Broker Compliance Data Base
AHWD At Home with Diversity Certification
ALC Accredited Land Consultant
ALF Advocacy Local Funding
AOR Association of Realtors
APN Assessors Parcel Number
AUP Acceptable Use Policy
AVM Automate Valuation Model
AVP Affiliated VOW Partners
BARM Bay Area Rescue Mission
BDT Business Development & Technology Task Force
BF Budget and Finance
BIOS Basic Input Output System
BMP Bitmap
BO Commercial Business Opportunity
BOD Board Of Directors
CAA California Apartment Association
calREDD California Real Estate Dynamic Data
CAR California Association of Realtors
California Edition MLSListings Front End of Choice MLS (Paragon)
CBA Commercial Broker Association
CC Civil Code
CCIM Certified Commercial Investment Member®
CCRIM Contra Costa Real Estate in Motion
CDMLS Cumulative Days On MLS
CFA Calls for Action and/or Red Alerts
CIPS Certified International Property Specialist
CL Commercial Lots & Land
CMA Comparative Market Analysis
CMLS Council Of MLSs
COE Close of Escrow
CO-OP Cooperative
CPM Certified Property Manager®
CRB Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
CRS Certified Residential Specialist®
CSP Certified Short Sale Professional
DKey Display Key (Supra - No longer in use)
DR Designated REALTOR
EA Ethics Advocate
EBRD East Bay Regional Data (Now bridgeMLS and owned by OBAR
ECOA Equal Credit Opportunity Act
EDU Education Advisory Committee
EKey Electronic Key (Supra)
EL Election Leadership
ELF Event Logic Framework
E-Mail Electronic Mail
e-PRO Certification for Internet Professionalism
EXEC Executive Committee
Expired - EXPR Expired
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FHA Federal Housing Authority
FNMA Fannie Mae
FSBO For Sale By Owner
GAD Government Affairs Director
GB Gigabyte
GRI Graduate Realtor Institute
HECM Home Equity Conversion Mortgage
HH Helping Hands Committee
HOA Home Owners Association
HOT Homes Open Today (
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
HUD (Department of) Housing and Urban Development
IDX Internet Data Exchange
IE Internet Explorer
IL Commercial Industrial Lease
IM Instant Message
IMPAC Issues Mobilization Political Action Committee
IP Internet Protocol
IS Commercial Industrial for Sale
ISP Internet Service Provider
IT Information Technology
ITP Intermediate Tactical Plan
JPEG (JPG) Joint Photographic Experts Group
JRE Java Runtime Environment
KB Kilobyte
KBPS Kilabits Per Second
LAN Local Area Network
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LCRC Local Candidate Recommendation Committee
LGR Local Government Relations
LL Lots & Land
LP List Price
LR Lease Rental
LTV Loan-to-Value
M3 Multiple MLS Management Committee
MarCom Marketing and Communications
MB Megabyte
MBPS Megabits Per Second
MBT MLS, Business and Technology Committee
MH Mobile Home
MI Mortgage Insurance
MLS Multiple Listing Service
MMG MLS Management Group
MMS Member Management System
MP3 Mpeg-1 Audio Layer-3
MPEG Movie Picture Experts Group
MU Commercial Residential Income Multi-Unit +5
NAR National Association of Realtors
NMO New Member Orientation
NMUG National MLS Users Group
NTFS New Technology File System
OBAR Oakland Berkeley Association of REALTORS®
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
P2P Peer to Peer
PC Personal Computer
PCD Planned Commercial Development
PDA Personal Digital Assistant
PDF Portable Document Format
Pending - PEND Pending
Pending - PNDBR Pending Show Backups-REO
Pending - PNDBS Pending Show Backups-Short Sale
Pending - PNDR Pending-REO
Pending - PPR Pending Court Confirmation
Pending - PSB Pending Show For Backups
Pending - PSLA Pending Subject Lender Approval
PHP Hypertext Preprocessor
PITI Principle, Interest, Tax, Insurance
PMN Performance Management Network
PNG Portable Network Graphic
POG Paragon Oversight Group
POP3 Post Office Protocol
PSP Professional Standards Committee
PSS Potential Short Sale
PUD Planned Unit Development
RAF Realtor Action Fund
RAM Random Access Memory
RE Residential
REBAC Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council
RECal Central Data Base for Quattro Partner MLSs (BAREIS, MetroList, SFAR)
REO Real Estate Owned (Foreclosure)
RESAAS Real Estate Software As A Service
RESPA Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
RETS Real Estate Transaction Standard
RI Residential Income
RLI REALTORS® Land Institute
RMA Real Estate Marketing Association
ROAR Realtor Office Activity Report
RPA Residential Purchase Agreement
RPR REALTORS® Property Resource
RSPS Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist Certification
RSS Real Simple Syndication
RTF Rich Text Format
SAML Security Assertion Markup Language
SD Secure Digital
SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SEO Search Engine Optimization
SFD Single Family Detached
SMS Short Message Service
Sold - RNTLS Rented-Leased
Sold - SLD Sold
Sold - SLDR Sold-REO
Sold - SLDS Sold-Short Sale
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SP Sold Price
SQL Structured Query Language
SQU Stock Keeping Unit
SRES Seniors Real Estate Specialist
SSO Single Sign On
TB Terrabyte
TIC Tenants In Common
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USB Universal Serial Bus
VA Veterans Administration
VoIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
VOW Virtual Office Website
VPN Virtual Private Network
WAN Wide Area Network
WCCAR West Contra Costa Association of Realtors
WCR Women’s Council of Realtors
WiFi Wireless Fidelity
Withdrawn - WC Withdrawn - Cancelled
Withdrawn - WT Temporarily Withdrawn
WPA WiFi Protected Access
WVP Wired Equivalent Privacy
WWW World Wide Web
XHTML Extensible Hypertext Markup Language
XML Extensible Markup Language
YPN Young Professionals Network
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