Jargon busters

  • Affordable Housing

  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST)

  • Authority to Proceed (ATP)

  • Buy-to-Let

  • County Court Judgment (CCJ)

  • Data Protection

  • Deeds

  • Defaults

  • Deposit

  • Equity

  • Equity Loan

  • Extra Care

  • Help to Buy

  • Help to Buy Agent

  • Homebuy Agent

  • Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)

  • HOLD

  • Housing Association

  • Independent Financial Advisor (IFA)

  • Interest Only Mortgage

  • Intermediate Rent

  • Key Care

  • Key Worker

  • Lender

  • Local Connection

  • Market Rent

  • Mortgage

  • Money Advice Service

  • New Build

  • OPSO

  • Property Information Form (PIF)

  • Registered Provider (RP)

  • Registered Social Landlord (RSL)

  • Rent to Buy

  • Repayment Mortgage

  • Re-Sales

  • Reservation Form

  • Rural Schemes

  • Staircasing

  • Shared Ownership

  • Subsidy

  • Tenancy

  • Tenant