Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Property Ownership-1

Property Ownership

Real Property Land, improvements attached to the land, and the rights to use them
Personal Property Anything not classed as real property, a right or interest in things of a temporary or movable nature
Chattel Personal Property
Personalty Personal property
Fixture Personal property that has been installed or attached to become real property
Annexation The purpose of attaching personal property so that it becomes real property thus creating a fixture
Severence Real property becomes personal property when it is "severed" from the land. Uninstall, unattach
Trade Fixture Personal property installed on leased property for the purpose of the tenant's occupation or profession
Accession Gaining title to improvments as a resut of the annexation of fixtures
Physical Characteristics of Land Nonhomogeneity, immobility, indestructibility
Nonhomogeniety A physical characteristic of land stating no two pieces are exactly alike
Immobility A physical characterisitic of land staing that land cannot be moved-an owner must go to the land
Indestructibility A physical characteristic of land stating that the land will always be there-it is durable
Economic Characteristics of Land Scarcity, modification, fixity and situs
Scarcity An economic characteristic of land stating that a short supply where demand is great will cause an increase in value-usually based on geography
Modification An economic characteristic of land stating that improvements made by man will alter the value of land and surround properties
Fixity An economic characteristic of land stating that land, buildings and improvements are considered a fixed investment-not liquid assets
Situs An economic characteristic of land stating that location preference from an economic standpoint can cause increased value-location, location and location
Legal description of property A description of such certainty and accuracy that one can go to the ground and identify the land-a description prepared by a surveyor
Metes and Bounds A legal description of land having a point of beginning, using terminal points and angles, degrees and minutes to outline a property
Created by: Shirilyn