Free Real Estate Vocabulary Flashcards

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(1) To secure by setting in a groove (2) To make a rectangular groove in a board or plank


A valley between hills or other high ground


An earthen, metal, masonry, or wooden wall or barrier across a flow of water, which is used to restrict or prevent the water from …


(1) Money recoverable by one suffering a loss or injury (2) The loss of value to property adjoining a property taken in condemnation proceedings, …


An adjustable plate in the flue of a fireplace or furnace, which is used to control the draft from the flames

Dark Store Clause

A clause usually found in a retail store percentage lease stating that the tenant must stay open for business at the site for the …

Data Plant

Information on real property, filed and held by an appraiser, lender, etc

Dated Date

Indicates the date a document was executed (signed), rather than the date of recording (recording date)


A horizontal plane from which heights and depths are measured

Datum Line

A horizontal line from which heights and depths are measured Varies with the area but is usually set forth in the local building code


Doing business as

Dba (Doing Business As)

An identification of the owner or owners of a business and the business name Not a partnership or corporation