Rightmove Customer FAQ

Have a question about Rightmove?

How does a property show under the RM filters?

We have many different filters on the website for our consumers to use to help tailor their search results. The below will detail different filters and how they work.


The Key word 'Auction' will identify the listing as an Auction listing. If this is included in your property description then it will show under our Auction Filter

Retirement Home

The following words are used to identify a listing as a 'Retirement' listing:

  • Assisted Living
  • Over 50's
  • Over 55's
  • Over 60's
  • Over 65's
  • Retirement
  • Sheltered housing

Shared Ownership

The following Key words and phrases will identify the listing as a 'Shared ownership property'

  • Affordable homeownership
  • Affordable housing
  • Equity share
  • Equity loan
  • Home buy
  • Help to buy
  • HTB
  • Keyworker
  • Lifetime lease
  • Part buy part rent
  • Percent buy
  • Percent Part
  • Percent rent
  • Percent share
  • Percentage ownership
  • Shared equity
  • Shared ownership


The following Key words and phrases will identify a listing as having a garden;

  • Backyard
  • Frontyard
  • Garden
  • Greenhouse
  • Grounds
  • Landscaped Garden
  • Landscaping Garden
  • Lawn
  • Orchard
  • Outside Space
  • Paddock 
  • Patio
  • Rockery
  • Shrubbery
  • Veranda
  • Yard

Please be aware that if you use the word 'Communal' or 'Public' before garden, then your listing will not show under the garden filter.


The following Key words and phrases will identify a listing as having allocated parking included;

  • Parking
  • Allocated Space
  • Car Park
  • Car Port
  • Carpark
  • Carport
  • Drive
  • Driveway
  • Garage
  • Off Road
  • Off Street
  • Offroad
  • Offstreet
  • Underground car

Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? We’re here to help. Get in touch