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Property Vocabulary list

1. Fee Simple Absolute 2. Fee Simple Determinable 3. Fee Simple Subject to Condition Subsequent 4. Fee Simple Subject to executor Limitations 5. Fee tail 6. Life Estate 7. Term of Years 8. Possibility of Reverter 9. Right of Reentry 10.Reversion 11.Contingent Remainder 12.Vested Remainder 13.Vested Remainder Subject to Open 14.Vested Remainder Subject to Total Divestment 15.Executory Interest 16.Springing Executory Interest 17.Shifting Executory Interest 18.So long as 19.As long as 20.Until 21.While 22.During 23.If 24.But if

25.Provided 26.However 27.On the condition 28.Subject to the condition 29.Restraints on Alienation 30.Transferability 31.Requirements for a Vested Remainder 32.Doctrine of Destructibility 33.Heirs 34.Rule of Convenience 35.Doctrine of Worthier Title 36.The rule in Shellys Case 37.The Rule in Wilds Case 38.Rule Against Perpetuities 39.Inter vivos transfer 40.All- or nothing rule for class gifts 41.Joint Tenancy 42.Co-Ownership 43.Right of Survivorship 44.Four unities 45.Title theory of mortgages 46.Lien theory of mortgages 47.Judicial partition action 48.Judgment liens 49.Ouster 50.Rights of creditors

51.Rights among co-owners 52.Adverse possession 53.Holdover tenant 54.English rule 55.American rule 56.Tenants obligation to pay rent 57.Covenant of quiet enjoyment 58.Implied warranty of habitability 59.Self- help 60.Eviction 61.Retaliatory eviction 62.Abandoned 63.Doctrine of Anticipatory repudiation damages 64.Frustrated the fundamental purposes 65.Assignment 66.Sublease 67.Affirmative waste 68.Involuntary or permissive waste 69.Novation 70.Tenancy at will 71.Term of Years Tenancy 72.Periodic Tenancy 73.Tenancy at Sufferance 74.Easement 75.Profit 76.License

77.Determinable Life Estate 78.Statute of Frauds 79.Peaceable Means 80.Residential v. Commercial Property 81.Mitigation 82.Surrender 83.Illegal Lease 84.Illegality 85.Impossibility 86.Frustration 87.Partial Constructive Conviction 88.Actual Eviction 89.Rescission 90.Marketable Title 91.Non-Disclosure 92.Remedies for Breach of Sale Contract 93.Delivery of the Deed 94.Requirements for valid delivery 95.Chain of title 96.Doctrine of Merger 97.Breech of Deed Covenants 98.Privity of Estate 99.Present deed covenants 100. 101. 102. Seisen Right to convey Covenant against encumbrances

103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128.

Future deed covenants Covenants of quiet enjoyment Covenants of warranty Covenant of future assurances Part Performance Equitable Estoppel Exception Equitable servitudes Real covenants Easement Destruction of property prior to closing Seller bears risk of loss (minority) Buyer bears risk of loss( majority) Doctrine of Equitable Conversion Liquidated Damages Clause Special Warranty Deed General Warranty Deed Prescriptive Easements Race Statute Notice Statute Race- Notice Statute First in time, first in right Notice of Prior Conveyance Constructive Notice Inquiry Notice Actual Notice Mother Hubbard Clause

129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 148. 149. 150. 151. 152. 153. 154.

Wild deeds The Shelter Rule Title Insurance Elements of Adverse Possession Open and Notorious Adverse (hostile) Actual entry Continuous for statute of Limitation period Color of Title Tract Index System Bona Fide Purchaser Tacking Tolling by disability Easement by Necessity Easement implied from prior use Revocable license Irrevocable license Property rule Liability rule Negative easement Transfer of the burden Transfer of the benefit One stock rule Easements arising by operation of law Elements of prescriptive easement Merger by acquisition of title

155. 156. 157. 158. 159. 160. 161. 162. 163. 164. 165. 166. 167. 168. 169. 170. 171. 172. 173. 174. 175. 176. 177. 178. 179. 180.

Termination by abandonment Profits apendre Horizontal Privity Vertical Privity for running of the burden Common scheme Touch and concern the land Writing Intent Termination of easements Eminent domain claim Inverse condemnation claim Regulatory taking Public use Market value Lucas rule Diminution in value Words of Creation Fixtures Waste AMELIORATING WASTE Tenancy by the entirety Tenants in Common Unity of time Unity of title Unity of Interest Unity of Possession

181. 182. 183. 184. 185. 186. 187. 188. 189. 190. 191. 192. 193. 194. 195. 196. 197. 198. 199. 200. 201. 202. 203. 204. 205. 206.

Destruction of a Joint Tenancy Destruction of Tenancy by the entirety Destruction of Tenancy in Common Partition Destructibility of Contingent Remainders Alienation Doctrine of Independence of Covenants Breach of Covenant of Habitability Fraud THE FERTILE OCTOGENARIAN RULE THE UNBORN WIDOW RULE ALTERNATIVE CONTINGENT REMAINDERS THE "WAIT AND SEE" DOCTRINE THE CY PRES RULE disabling restraint forfeiture restraint promissory restraint nonfreehold estates PREEMPTIVE RIGHTS DESCENDABILITY THE DOCTRINE OF WORTHIER TITLE Zoning DOMINANT ESTATE Servient Estate Unclean Hands Doctrine Zoning Ordinance

207. 208. 209. 210. 211. 212. 213. 214. 215. 216. 217. 218. 219. 220. 221. 222. 223. 224. 225. 226. 227. 228. 229. 230. 231. 232.

Appurtenant Easements Easement in gross By express Grant By express Reservation By implication QUASI EASEMENT STRICT NECESSITY REQUIREMENT CHANGED CIRCUMSTANCES Termination of an Easement Destruction of a Servient Estate SUPRAJACENT ADJACENT SUBJACENT SPACE Lateral Support Riparian Littoral Nonriparian Usufructuary Proprietary Nonnavigable natural-flow doctrine common-enemy doctrine civil law rule THE DELEGATION DOCTRINE INSTALLMENT CONTRACTS THE STATUTE OF FRAUDS

233. 234. 235. 236. 237. 238. 239. 240. 241. 242. 243. 244. 245. 246. 247.

THE PART PERFORMANCE DOCTRINE Encumbrances Mortgages and liens Dower rights Restrictions and equitable servitudes Leasehold interests Easements Zoning ordinances SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE Foreclosure DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT STATUTORY RIGHT OF REDEMPTION MARSHALING Requirements of a Valid Deed NATURAL MONUMENTS PREVAIL OVER ARTIFICIAL ONES

248. NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL MONUMENTS BOTH PREVAIL OVER DISTANCES 249. 250. 251. 252. 253. SPECIFIC DESCRIPTIONS PREVAIL OVER GENERAL ONES BOUNDARIES QUITCLAIM DEED ESTOPPEL BY DEED THE GRANTOR-GRANTEE INDEX