Zillow Advice: Home Buying - Is there a way to search for specific housing types? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-search-for-specific-housing-types/483109/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Different agents describe ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-search-for-specific-housing-types/483109/ Different agents describe "mother in law suite" differently... you need to try multiple keyword possibilities.&nbsp; If you want a phrase, put it in quotes.&nbsp; Try such things as "back house", "second unit", "in law", "granny" (as in granny flat), "two on lot"....<br/><br/>There is no "OR" Boolean operator.&nbsp; You will need to have separate searches for each possible term.<br/> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:58:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-search-for-specific-housing-types/483109/ 2013-03-15T17:58:00Z Yes. &nbsp;If you go to your ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-search-for-specific-housing-types/483109/ Yes. &nbsp;If you go to your desired search area and click "Filter", there is a box for you to put in keywords.<br/><br/>In my area (Philadelphia) I was not able to locate any properties with the search term "mother in law suite". &nbsp;I was, however, able to locate properties by putting in the term "garage", so the keywords work.<br/><br/>Your results may vary. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:49:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-a-way-to-search-for-specific-housing-types/483109/ 2013-03-15T17:49:00Z