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Real Estate Encyclopedia | Property Law Dictionary | Real Estate Terms | Meanings & Definitions |      Dec 07, 2023


The most COMPREHENSIVE single-volume reference book on real estate terminology. More limited description of the significance of terms
Defines and explains over 10,000 terms Defines and explains over 7,000 terms
Contains over 7,500 citations (cases, statutes and other authorities) and numerous supporting quotations. Limited citations and quotations
Includes more than 7,000 bibliographical references, most of which are referenced directly by page or paragraph number. Almost no bibliographical references (especially not to page and paragraph number)
French terms included No French.
Latin terms included Fewer Latin terms
A cross-referencing system that extends to over 25,000 entries, providing an exhaustive thesaurus of real estate terminology. No civil law references
Historical terms included No historical terms
Extensive reference to 'personal property' Limited reference to 'personal property'
Word origins referenced Limited reference to word origins
A 1,500-book bibliography, which is the most comprehensive available in the area of real estate. Limited bibliography
A summary of the major Statutes and Codes that affect real estate in the UK and US. No statutory summaries
abandonment |  bargain |  commission |  cost approach |  démembrements(F) |  easement |  estoppel |  fixture |  good repair |  letter of intent |  licence by estoppel |  money
mortgage-backed security (MBS) | 3 multiple listing |  noscitur a sociis(Lat) |  police power(US)
 |  possibility of reverter |  quiet enjoyment |  real covenant(US) |  rent
spot zoning |  title insurance |  Torrens title system |  multiple listing service (MLS)(US)
 |  unvalued policy |  usufruit(F) |  value |  voluntary waste
 |  wraparound mortgage(US) |  zone a urbaniser (ZUP)(F)