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Real Estate Encyclopedia | Property Law Dictionary | Real Estate Terms | Meanings & Definitions |      Jun 25, 2024

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  • The 1,536-page ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF REAL ESTATE TERMS is the MOST COMPREHENSIVE single-volume reference book on real estate terminology. It explains in detail the meaning and significance of over 10,000 terms.

  • Contains more than 15,000 citations (including over 5,700 cases and 1,900 statutory or code references that are relevant to real estate law and practice).

  • Over 7,400 bibliographical references, many of which are referenced by page or paragraph number, enabling the User to go to the book or one of many online services to find further information.

  • Over 20,000 cross-references, providing an exhaustive thesaurus of property terminology.

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  • Exhaustive research into legal and financial materials makes this book unique.

  • In addition, the Appendices contain a summary of major law affecting real property, a table of measurements financial formulae and abbreviations and acronyms

  • a BIBLIOGRAPHY of over 1,600 books

  • and over 50 National and International Real Estate Associations, with web addresses.

  • 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)