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Survey: Refers to the process of locating and measuring a property’s boundary lines to determine the exact amount of land that a homeowner owns. A survey will also locate and measure any easements or...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Energy Audit: The first step to assess how much energy your home consumes. The person performing the audit evaluates what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An assessment will...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Conveyance: The act of transferring an ownership interest in real property from one party to another. Conveyance also refers to the written instrument, such as a deed that transfers legal title of a property...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Xeriscaping: A landscaping method developed primarily to conserve water, create efficient irrigation, and reduce turf areas. Originally designed for dry climates, xeriscaping has a broadening appeal to reduce: yard maintenance, water usage, fertilizer usage,...