Austin Luxury Home Market: Familiar with the Latest Lingo?

Are you on the lookout for a luxury home in Austin, Texas? Whether you’re looking in Lost Creek or Davenport Ranch, it will help to become familiar with the latest in luxury home terminology before you begin searching. After all, it's important to know the difference between a chalet and a porte-cochère! Thankfully, Regent Property Group provides Austin Luxury Home Lingo,  an extensive page which gives home-buyers a generous headstart by defining over a hundred luxury home terms. A chalet, it reports, is a Switzerland-style sloped-roof dwelling made of wood, with wide overhanging eaves. A porte-cochère is an architectural term for a special entrance structure attached to a house-front, designed to shelter passengers entering or exiting an automobile. Originally, these were designed for passing carriages. Who knew? If you struggle with the following terms, chances are, a crash course in luxury home terminology could really help: 1.   Infrared Sauna 2.   Invisible Appliances 3.   Flash Heater 4.   Dumbwaiter 5.   In-Law Plan 6.   Vapor Proof Hi Hat 7.   Saline Infinity Pool 8.   Coffered Ceiling 9.   Structured Wiring 10. Cantilever Don’t mistake Mediterranean for Tuscan, or confuse a farm sink for a vessel sink at that Open House in Rob Roy or Westlake this weekend! Visit Regent Property Group’s webpage on Austin Luxury Home Lingo and easily learn the definitions of these ten savvy terms and dozens more. Austin REALTOR® Brian Talley helps home-buyers feel at home in the Austin Luxury Market. If you’re on the lookout for a Luxury Austin home for sale, check out Brian’s Austin Home Search!