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ASSUMPTION CLAUSE

A buyer takes over the existing loan and agrees to be liable for the repayment of the loan.

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BLANKET LOAN

A loan that is secured by several properties.

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REVERSE ANNUITY LOAN

A loan that enables elderly homeowners to borrow against the equity in their homes by receiving monthly payments, from a lender, that are needed to help meet living costs; due upon a specific date or upon the occurrence of a specific event, such as the sale of the property or the death of the borrower.

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LEGACY

A gift of personal property by will (see bequest).

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INTESTATE

Dying without leaving a will.

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EASEMENT

The right to use another's land for a specified purpose; sometimes known as right-of-way.

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LIS PENDENS

A recorded notice indicating pending litigation on a property that prevents a conveyance or any other transfer of ownership until the lawsuit is settled.

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SECTION

An area of land, used in the government survey method of land description: a land area of one square mile, or 640 acres; 1/36 of a township.

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RANGE

A land description used in the US government survey system consisting of a strip of land located every six miles east of each principle meridian.

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MONUMENT

A fixed landmark used in a metes and bounds land description.

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FEE SIMPLE DEFEASIBLE

An estate in which the holder has a fee simple title that is subject to return to the grantor if a specified condition occurs; also known as fee simple qualified.

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FIXTURE

Personal property that has become affixed to real estate.

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LIFE ESTATE

An estate that is limited in duration to life of its owner or the life of some other chosen person.

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MERIDIAN

A survey line running north and south, used as a reference when mapping land.

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FEE SIMPLE ABSOLUTE

The most complete form of ownership of real property; also known as fee simple, or fee.

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WITNESSED WILL

A will prepared by an attorney, that is typed and signed by the maker and two witnesses.

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DEVISE

A gift of real property by will.

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CODICIL

A change in a will before the maker's death.

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TOWNSHIP

A land description used in the US government survey system consisting of a six-by-six mile area containing 36 sections, each one mile square.

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CONVEYANCES

The transfer of title to land from one person to another by use of a written instrument.

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REAL PROPERTY

Land; anything affixed to the land; anything appurtenant to the land; anything immovable by law.

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PERSONAL PROPERTY

Anything movable that is not real property.

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PROPERTY

The rights or interests an owner has in something owned.

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RIPARIAN RIGHTS

The rights of a landowner whose land is next to a natural watercourse to reasonable use of whatever water flows past the property.

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TRADE FIXTURE

An article of personal property affixed to leased property by the tenant as a necessary part of business; may be removed by tenant as personal property upon termination of the lease.

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CALIFORNIA LAND TITLE ASSOCIATION

A trade organization of the title companies of the state.