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KEY LOT

Surrounded by the back yards of other lots. It is least desirable because of the lack of privacy.

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STRAIGHT NOTE

A promissory note in which payments of interest only are made periodically during the term of the note, with the principal payment due in one lump sum upon maturity; May also be a note with no payments on either principal or interest until the entire sum is due.

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ASSIGNMENT OF RENTS

An agreement between a property owner and the holder of a trust deed or mortgage by which the holder receives, as security, the right to collect rents from tenants of the property in the event of default by the borrower.

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REVOCATION

The canceling of an offer to contract by the person making the original offer.

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CORNER LOT

A lot found at the intersection of two streets.

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FORECLOSURE

A legal procedure by which mortgaged property, in which there has been default on the part of the borrower, is sold to satisfy the debt.

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MORTGAGE

A legal document used as security of a debt.

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DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT

A judgment against a borrower for the balance of a debt owed when the security for the loan is not sufficient enough to pay a debt.

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STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

A statute limiting the period of time during which legal action may be taken on a certain issue.

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LAND GRANT

A grant of public lands by the government usually for roads, railroads, or agricultural colleges.

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CONSIDERATION

Something of value, such as money, a promise, property or personal services.

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DEPOSIT RECEIPT

Primary document used to present an offer on real property; also known as a sales contract.

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TRUSTEE'S SALE

The forced sale of real property, by a lender, to satisfy a debt.

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ASSIGNOR

The person transferring a claim, benefit, or right in property to another.

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UNILATERAL RESCISSION

Legal action taken to repeal a contract by one party when the other party has breached a contract.

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SEVERALTY

Ownership of real property by one person or entity.

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ACCRETION

A build-up of soil by natural causes on property bordering a river, lake, or ocean.

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RELICTION

Occurs when land that has been covered by water is exposed by the receding of the water.

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ESTATE IN FEE

The most complete form of ownership of real property; also known as an estate of inheritance.

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EMBLEMENTS

Annual crops produced for sale, by a tenant using or occupying the property.

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BUNDLE OF RIGHTS

An ownership concept describing all the legal rights that attach to the ownership of real property.

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OPTION

A right, given for consideration, to a party (optionee) by a property owner (optionor).

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LEGAL TITLE

Title that is complete and perfect in regard to the right of ownership; can be held by a trustee.

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NOTICE OF DEFAULT

A notice to a defaulting party that there has been a nonpayment of debt.

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE

Notice given, and published, that a trustee's sale will be held to sell a property to satisfy a debt.

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PRELIMINARY TITLE REPORT

An examination of the public land records to determine the extent to which someone has legal interest in a parcel; a report on the quality of the title that searches for encumbrances and liens or any other items of record that might affect ownership.