What does Ancien or Anc mean in a French real estate advertisement?

In a French property advertisement when you see the term ‘Ancien’ sometimes abbreviated as ‘Anc.’ the meaning is that the property is old. How old is a question you will have to ask the agent or owner. We have seen to much variance to say Ancien means xx years.

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