Vacation Rental Glossary
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Fair Housing Act
A federal law protecting the buyer or renter of a property from landlord discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
Fair Market Value (FMV)
An estimate of the market value of a property based on what a knowledgeable and willing buyer would likely pay without undue pressure.
A mortgage with an interest rate that stays constant for an agreed period of time.
A property that requires significant reconstruction or redesign work compared to other available properties.
FSBO (For Sale By Owner)
When a homeowner sells a home by themselves rather than go through a realtor or company.
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