Free Real Estate Vocabulary Flashcards

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Gift Tax

A federal and sometimes a state tax on inter vivos transfers without consideration

Gingerbread Work

Use of ornamentation in architecture, especially residential, which adds to emotional appeal, rather than functional value

Ginnie Mae



(1) One of the heavy beams supporting flooring joists (2) A metal framing member of a series of heavy supports for a building, bridge, …


A horizontal bracing member, running between columns or other vertical members to stiffen the framing


A usually transparent or translucent substance, formed by the fusion of some silica, such as sand Glass is colored by the addition of metallic …

Glass Block

A building block of hollow glass, used as a decorative wall, but not usually a bearing wall

Glass-Wool Insulation

Insulation made in sheets from glass fibers, covered with water resistant or asphalt treated paper


To finish with a glossy surface

Glazed Brick

A brick having a glazed (glossy) surface

Glue Laminated Beams

Beams composed of layers of wood, pressed and glued together, and used to support roof rafters

GNMA (Ginnie Mae)

Government National Mortgage Association A federal association, working with FHA, which offers special assistance in obtaining mortgages, and purchases mortgages in a secondary capacity