real estate investing, real estate investors, ARV – After-Repaired Value, CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member, COO or C of O – Certificate of Occupancy, CMA – Comparative Market Analysis, COCR or CCR – Cash on Cash Return, COF – Cost of Funds, CRE – Creative Real Estate, CRE – Commercial Real Estate, DCR or DSCR or DSR – Debt Service Coverage Ratio, DTI – Debt to Income Ratio, FHA – Federal Housing Administration, FMR – Fair Market Rent, FMV – Fair Market Value, FSBO – For Sale by Owner, GNMA – Ginnie Mae (Government National Mortgage Association), GRM – Gross Rent Multiplier, HML – Hard Money Lender, HOA – Homeowners Association, HUD – Housing and Urban Development, IRA – Individual Retirement Account, IRR – Internal Rate of Return, JV – Joint Venture, L/O – Lease Option, LLC – Limited Liability Company, LLP – Limited Liability Partnership, LTV – Loan to Value, MAO – Maximum Allowable Offer, MLS – Multiple Listing Service, NNN – Triple Net Lease, NOI – Net Operating Income, NOO – Non-Owner Occupied, OO – Owner Occupied, O/F – Owner Finance, P&S – Purchase and Sale, PCF – Price to Cash Flow (ratio), PITI – Principal Interest Taxes and Insurance, PUD – Planned Unit Development, REI – Real Estate Investing, REIA – Real Estate Investors Association, REO – Real Estate Owned, ROI – Return On Investment, RTO – Rent to Own, SFH – Single Family House, SFR – Single Family Residence, VA – Department of Veterans Affairs / Veterans Administration

12 May Real Estate Investing Abbreviations

Real Estate Investing Abbreviations

Whether you’re new to real estate investing or a well-seasoned pro, bookmark this page of real estate investing abbreviations to keep it readily available for when you’re looking to build your portfolio of investment properties.

ARV – After-Repaired Value
CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member
COO or C of O – Certificate of Occupancy
CMA – Comparative Market Analysis
COCR or CCR – Cash on Cash Return
COF – Cost of Funds
CRE – Creative Real Estate
CRE – Commercial Real Estate
DCR or DSCR or DSR – Debt Service Coverage Ratio
DTI – Debt to Income Ratio
FHA – Federal Housing Administration
FMR – Fair Market Rent
FMV – Fair Market Value
FSBO – For Sale by Owner
GNMA – Ginnie Mae (Government National Mortgage Association)
GRM – Gross Rent Multiplier
HML – Hard Money Lender
HOA – Homeowners Association
HUD – Housing and Urban Development
IRA – Individual Retirement Account
IRR – Internal Rate of Return
JV – Joint Venture
L/O – Lease Option
LLC – Limited Liability Company
LLP – Limited Liability Partnership
LTV – Loan to Value
MAO – Maximum Allowable Offer
MLS – Multiple Listing Service
NNN – Triple Net Lease
NOI – Net Operating Income
NOO – Non-Owner Occupied
OO – Owner Occupied
O/F – Owner Finance
P&S – Purchase and Sale
PCF – Price to Cash Flow (ratio)
PITI – Principal, Interest, Taxes and Insurance
PUD – Planned Unit Development
REI – Real Estate Investing
REIA – Real Estate Investors Association
REO – Real Estate Owned
ROI – Return On Investment
RTO – Rent to Own
SFH – Single Family House
SFR – Single Family Residence
VA – Department of Veterans Affairs / Veterans Administration

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