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Some of the most frequent abbreviations used in the property market:



2 Zi.Whg. (2-Zimmerwohnung) two-room apartment
2 ZKB (2 Zimmer, Küche, Bad) two-room apartment with kitchen and bathroom
2 ZKBB (2 Zimmer, Küche, Bad, Balkon) two-room apartment, kitchen, bathroom, balcony
Abstand payment for an existing kitchen of the previous tenant
Blk (Balkon) balcony
EBK (Einbauküche) built-in kitchen
EG (Erdgeschoss) ground floor
GEH (Gasetagenheizung) heating by gas, mostly additional costs
MM (Monatsmiete) monthly rent
K (Kaution) refundable security deposit
kalt excluding additional charges
KM or k (Kaltmiete) rent excluding additional charges
NR (Nichtraucher) non-smoking
OH (Ofenheizung) heating by oven (coal), i.e. no central  heating
Prov. (Provision) commission paid to the real estate agent, must not exceed  the amount of 2 monthly rents plus tax (19%)
warm including additional costs, especially heating
WM or w (Warmmiete) all-inclusive rent
WG (Wohngemeinschaft) shared apartment
ZH (Zentralheizung) central heating
zzgl. NK (zuzüglich Nebenkosten) plus additional costs (utilities, e.g. electricity, heating, etc.)