Flashcards in Chapter 1 Characteristics of Real Property Deck (18):
A plat map is used in which type of legal description?
The lot and block system is the easiest type of system and is used when subdividing new parcels. The properties within the subdivision are given block and lot numbers on a plat map, which is then recorded.
1. can be sold separately from the land.
2. may be air rights, water rights, mineral and/or gas rights, and support rights.
3. is an interest that transfers with a piece of land when sold.
An appurtenance is a right incidental to the land that is being transferred with the land. Appurtenances include air, water, mineral, gas & oil, and lateral and subjacent support rights. Appurtenant rights can be sold separately from the land, e.g. mineral, gas, and oil. Once extracted from the land, these properties become personal in nature and are no longer part of the realty.
When determining if an item is a fixture, a court of law will apply which of the following tests?
The method of attachment, the adaptation of the item to the real property, the intention of the annexor, and the agreement of the parties
There are two categories of attachments. They are:
A full township contains:
Which of the following legal descriptions uses a principal meridian?
What are types of adequate property descriptions (name two):
street and number.
A metes and bounds description always do what:
begins and ends at the same identifiable point.
A section of land, as used in the government survey method, may be described as:
A standard township would be:
36 square miles.
Real property is defined as:
land and everything permanently attached to it.
A special right given to tenant farmers for planted crops is known as:
the doctrine of emblements.
To convey real property there must always be an accurate:
Ownership of oil and gas is governed by the rule of __________ .
In California, the body of law that regulates the use of water is known as the:
system of prior appropriation.
In what corner of a township would you find Section 1?
The north boundary of John's property has suffered a collapse caused by his neighbor digging a well. The neighbor has violated John's right to:
Lateral support is support from adjacent land. John has the legal right to the natural support provided by the land beside (as in this case) and beneath (subjacent support) his property.