Danish Property Jargon

A list of terms relevant to buying or renting a house or flat in Denmark with their English translations...

When reading the property-related classified advertisements in Danish newspapers and magazines it can help to know some of the key jargon terms.

Danish English explanation
Ældre bygning Older construction
Amerikansk køkken Open-plan kitchen/living area (American kitchen)
Badeværelse Bathroom
Badeværelse med brusebad Washroom with shower
Brusekabine Shower cubicle
Bygning Building or residence
Egendomsmægler Real estate agency
Ejendomsmægler gebyr Agency fees
Fællesomkostninger Monthly fees for collective amenities
Have Garden
Husleje Rent
I god stand In good condition
Inboforsikring Home insurance
Invertarliste Inventory list
Lejedepositum Rental deposit
Møbleret udlejning Furnished rental or property
Nyere bygning Newer construction
Nybygget bygning All new construction
Opholdsstue Lounge/sitting room
Opsigelsesbrev Notice of intent to vacate premises
Total antal værelser Total number of rooms including reception and bedrooms
Umøbleret udlejning Unfurnished rental or property
Værelse Bedroom
Værelser Rooms
Vicevært Caretaker/building manager