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Real-Estate Terms - Translation


Real-Estate Terms - Transl...

Following are some of the terms you may run into on your search for a place to live. For more detailed descriptions of housing options, visit our Housing Choices page in this section.

부동산
English:REAL ESTATE / REAL ESTATE AGENCY
Phonetic pronunciation: boo-dong-san

부동산 매매 중개인
English: REAL ESTATE AGENT
Phonetic pronunciation: boo-dong-san mae-mae joong-gae-in

임대
English: FOR RENT
Phonetic pronunciation: im-dae

주거용 부동산
English: RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE
Phonetic pronunciation: joogoh-yong  boo-dong-san

상업용 부동산
English:COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
Phonetic pronunciation: sang-ob-yong  boo-dong-san


English: LAND
Phonetic pronunciation: ddang

부동산 가격
English: PROPERTY VALUE
Phonetic pronunciation: boo-dong-san gah-gyok

가치 상승
English: APPRECIATION
Phonetic pronunciation: gachi sangseung

부동산 투기
English: REAL ESTATE SPECULATION
Phonetic pronunciation: boo-dong-san too-gi

브로커
English: BROKER
Phonetic pronunciation: beu-roh-koh

아파트
English: APPARTMENT - attached condominium-syle units in a large, high-rise complex (that can be occupied by owner or rented out)
Phonetic pronunciation: apateu

빌라
English: VILLA / attached condominium in a small building (usually no elevator, 4 floors or less)
Phonetic pronunciation: bee-lah

오피스 텔
English:  OFFICETEL (mixed residential/commercial)
Phonetic pronunciation: opis-tel

원룸
English: STUDIO/BACHELOR style apt (one room suite)
Phonetic pronunciation: won-room

월세
English: WOLSE - monthly rent type of lease
Phonetic pronunciaiton: wol-say

전세
English: JONSE/CHONSE- deposit of 50-100% of property value; also know as 'key money'
Phonetic pronunciation: jchon-say

칼 세 
English: KALSE - payment of front for duration of lease (normally 1-2 years)
Phonetic pronuncation: Kal-say

확정일자 
English: DEPOSIT RECORD - an official record of the deposit money paid to protect the investment
Phonetic pronunciation:  hwak-jeong-il-ja 

등기소
English: REGISTRY OFFICE - local registry office where you register the deposit paid
Phonetic pronunciation: deung-gi-so

임대료  
English:  RENTAL AMOUNT
Phonetic pronunciation: im-dae-ryoh chong-aeck

임대차 계약
English: LEASE
Phonetic pronunciation: im-dae-cha gyae-yak

미리 알리다
English:TO GIVE NOTICE
Phonetic pronunciation: mee-ree allee-dah

일년 선급 임대차 계약
English: ONE YEAR PRE-PAID LEASE
Phonetic pronunciation: il-nyun sun-geub im-dae-ryoh chong-aeck

이년선급 임대차 계약
English: TWO YEAR PRE-PAID LEASE
Phonetic pronunciation: ee-nyun sun-geub im-dae-ryoh chong-aeck

주인
English: PROPERTY OWNER (LANDLORD/LANDLADY)
Phonetic pronunciation: joo-een

세입자
English: TENANT
Phonetic pronunciation: say-eeb-jah

임대 계약 기간
English: LEASE PERIOD
Phonetic pronunciation: im-day gyay-yak key-gan

화장실이 몇 개나 있나요?
English: HOW MANY BATHROOMS DOES IT HAVE?
Phonetic pronunciation: hwa-jang-shil-ee myot-gay-nah eet-nah-yoh


 

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Last Updated on 2013-03-25


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