Free Real Estate Vocabulary Flashcards

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Jack Rafter

A short rafter, used in a hip roof or valley roof, or to simulate a rafter which extends beyond the exterior walls

Jacob’S Ladder

A hanging ladder, made with wooden steps and sides of rope

Jalousies

Fixed or adjustable horizontal slats, used in doors, windows, shutters, etc, to keep out sun and rain, while letting in light and air

Jamb

The vertical lining of an opening, such as a doorway, fireplace, window, etc

Janitor

One who is hired to take care of a building Generally associated with cleaning, locking up after closing, and minor repair

Jerry-Built

A structure built of inferior and inexpensive materials Poorly built

Jetty

(1) A pier or other structure (usually of stones), built out into a body of water to hinder the currents and so protect a …

Joinder

Joining together in some legal proceeding

Joint

(1) Meaning two or more, such as joint tenants, joint adventurers, etc (2) The point of union or connection of two members, whether pipes, …

Joint Adventure

A combining by two or more persons of their property, skill, efforts, etc, for a specific business purpose Single purpose partnerships are now most …

Joint And Several Liability

Allowing the plaintiff to sue one defendant (sever that one from the others) for the entire amount of damages, as well as the ability …

Joint Appraisal

An appraisal by more than one appraiser, but one which states common conclusions of all