A right enjoyed by one landowner over the land of another.
The estimated period over which it is anticipated that a property may profitably be utilized.
The annual income from a property if fully leased, less an annual allowance for vacancies and bad debts.
Going out (access to exit).
The right reserved by government to take by expropriation private property for public benefit provided it pays just compensation.
An improvement that intrudes illegally upon another's property.
Outstanding claim or lien recorded against property or any legal right to the use of the property by another person who is not the owner.
A mortgage which has a claim solely on the equity of redemption and not to the title of the property itself.
In mortgaging, the difference between lending value and indebtedness.
The investment in the equity in leveraged or unleveraged real estate by investors. These investors are usually institutional and may or may not have provided the mortgage financing.
The right of the mortgagor to have title to their property restored to him or her when he or she has repaid the mortgage in full.
Lease provisions whereby the tenant pays for increases in certain expenses over a specified base. Usually these expenses are maintenance, insurance premiums and real estate taxes. The base is usually those expenses incurred by the landlord in a specified year.
The reversion of property to the state in the event the owner thereof dies, leaving no will and having no legally qualified heir to whom the property may pass by lawful descent.
Securities, instruments, money, or other property deposited by two or more persons with a third person, to be delivered on performance of a certain event.
Legal certificate usually issued by a condominium corporation indicating details of the project and given to the lender / purchaser or tenant. Delivery of the certificate prevents one from claiming a different set of facts at a later date.
A clause in a contract holding one party harmless in the event of some default.
Taking private property for public use, with fair compensation to the owner, through the exercise of the right of eminent domain.
An endorsement that may be attached to fire insurance policies. It generally includes coverage against the peril of windstorm, hail, explosion, riot, civil commotion, damage by aircraft or vehicles and smoke.
An agreement extending a loan past the original maturity date.