Free Real Estate Vocabulary Flashcards

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Inadequate Improvement

See: Underimprovement

Incentive Zoning

A system by which developers receive zoning incentives on the condition that specific physical, social, or cultural benefits are provided to the community


Incomplete; begun but not completed; contingent

Inchoate Dower

The dower interest of a wife during the life of her husband May vest at his death

Inchoate Instrument

An unrecorded instrument (such as a deed) which is valid only between the parties and those having actual notice; but not against “the world” …

Inchoate right

Incomplete right, such as a wife’s dower interest in her husband’s property during his life


A heavily insulated, furnace-like device for burning rubbish, giving off a minimum of heat and smoke, and burning the rubbish more completely than an …


Generally, any increase in the assets of a person or corporation caused by labor, sales, or return on invested funds May be different for …

Income approach

The process of estimating the value of an income-producing property by capitalization of the annual net income expected to be produced by the property …

Income Averaging

A method of figuring income tax by paying tax on the average income per year for the past five years For example: A, a …

Income Capitalization Approach

Estimating value (v) by dividing Net Operating Income (NOI) by an overall capitalization rate R0 NOI ÷ R0 = v See: Overall Capitalization Rate

Income Participation

See: Participation