Real Estate Terms Part 5

Are you thinking of buying a home next year? If so, it's a great time to consider it. With the lower interest rates and increased sales, it's a great time for buyers to really consider purchasing a home before the end of this year. With time left to search as well as purchase new homes now's a great time to contact our Raleigh real estate team!

Below, you'll find terms and definitions that will help you work with a real estate team, when the time comes!

Raleigh Real Estate Terms to Know!

  • Involuntary lien - forced on a property owner by the court, such as an IRS lien. An additional liens can also be classified as statutory and equitable
  • General lien - A lien which attaches to all property owned by the debtor
  • Fixture - Is personal property that has been converted to real property by being permanently affixed or attached to the land or building
  • Escheat - Attempts to avoid property from becoming deserted or ownerless
  • Equitable lien - Created as a result of common law, Court ordered
  • Encroachment - The illegal extension of a building or some other improvement beyond the land of one owner and onto the land of an adjacent owner
  • Eminent domain - The right of a government to take private property for public use upon the payment of just compensation
  • Easement - A right, privilege or interest which one party has in the land of another
  • Downzoning - Commercial or residential land re zoned for conservation purposes or changed from dense to less-dense usage
  • Deed restriction - A form of private restriction that is written into deeds or leases that limits use of property
  • Assessment - The appraisal of value for tax purposes by an assessor or an appraiser representing the municipality in which the property is located
  • Ad valorem - Tax according to value

Be sure to visit back with us, soon to learn even more terms that will help you work with your real estate agent!

Roark Premier Team | Raleigh Real Estate

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To learn more, be sure to visit with other blog posts containing terms to know, as well:

Real Estate Terms to Know Part 1

Real Estate Terms to Know Part 2

Real Estate Terms to Know Part 3

Real Estate Terms to Know Part 4

Real Estate Terms to Know Part 5

Real Estate Terms to Know Part 6

Real Estate Terms to Know Part 7

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