Free Real Estate Vocabulary Flashcards

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The joining, reaching, or touching of adjoining land Abutting parcels of land have a common boundary

Abutting Owner

One whose land is contiguous to (abuts) a public right of way

Abutting Property

Directly contiguous properties, sharing at least one common boundary

Accelerated Cost Recovery System (Acrs)

A portion of the Economic Recovery Act of 1981 which allowed shorter depreciation of both real and personal property, did not distinguish between new …

Accelerated depreciation

A method of calculating for tax purposes the depreciation of income property at a faster rate than would be achieved using the straight-line method …


The immediate right to possession of a remainder interest upon the failure of a life estate

Acceleration clause

A provision in a written mortgage, note, bond, or conditional sales contract that in the event of default, the whole amount of the principal …


Voluntary agreement to an offer (1) Real property acceptance must be unequivocal See: Mirror Image Rule (2) Acceptance for goods, according to the Uniform …

Access Right

A right to ingress and egress to and from one’s property May be express or implied


The location of a site in terms of how easily it may be reached by customers, employees, carriers, and others necessary to the intended …


A residential building of more than one unit that can be entered and used by people who are physically handicapped


Title to improvements or additions to real property is acquired as a result of the accretion of alluvial deposits along the banks of streams …