accredited management organization (AMO) A property management firm that has received credentials from the Institute of Real Estate Management.
accredited resident manager (ARM) A certification awarded to those who meet the standards set by the Institute of Real Estate Management for residential real estate management professionals.
adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) A mortgage with an interest rate that’s periodically adjusted.
agent See real estate agent.
amenity A feature that increases attractiveness or value, especially of a piece of real estate or a geographic location.
annual percentage rate (APR) The interest rate for a whole year (annualized), rather than just a monthly fee/rate, as applied on a loan, mortgage loan, ...