Buying a house in Poland

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Buying a House in Poland

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Polish vocabulary house purchase

Essential Polish Vocabulary

There are certain Polish words and phrases that you will encounter as you view properties, deal with estate agents and notaries. The ones that we found important are listed here but do feel free to add to the list.

Just copy and paste them into your browser to assist with searches or use them to understand the adverts. Pasting Polish phrases into Google brings up the Polish version of Google and Polish web sites.

You may also find it easier copying and pasting Polish letters and characters from a list to create your own documents.

There are also various translator sites on the web that you can paste Polish phrases into for English translations.

Web page translators:

The language of house purchase in Poland

Polish keyphrases for property and their English meanings


Estate agent Biuro Nieruchomości
offers oferty
house dom
detached house dom wolnostojący
semi-detached house (twin) bliźniak
flat/apartment mieszkanie
block of flats kamienica
small farm or croft gospodarstwo rolne
number of floors Ilość kondygnacji
surface area powierzchnia
plots działki
plot size measurement areał
sell sprzedam
garage garaż
rooms pokoje
count of rooms liczba pokoi
number of rooms Ilość pokoi
kitchen kuchnia
bathroom łazienka
two bathrooms dwie łazienki
dining room jadalnia
attic or loft poddasze
price cena
negotable price cena do negocjacji
description opis
roof dach
sewerage kanalizacja
number of floors Ilość kondygnacji
cellar piwnica
Reference number Numer oferty
Renovation services Usługi remontowe
Year built Rok budowy
photograph zdjęcie
Total area of property Powierzchnia całkowita
Useable area of property Powierzchnia użytkowa
Land and house register Książka wieczysta
to renovate do remontu
renovated po remoncie
balcony balkon, loggia
100 sq. metres unit of land areal, ar
pertaining to location
region Województwo
area or district dzielnica
town miasto

This is a list of the commonfly found Polish regions. There are new Polish regions but do not appear to be in common use yet.

Original Polish regions


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