Keys To The New Place

Real Estate Law

The area of law that governs buying, using, and selling of land.

Closing

The final step in purchasing of selling real estate.

Deed

 A legal document that transfers ownership of an asset to a new owner. 

Boundary Line Adjustment

The process for adjusting property lines between legally created lots. 

Easement

A nonpossessory right to use and/or enter onto the real property of another without owning it.

Short Plat

The legal subdivision of land into smaller parcels of less than twenty (20) acres.

Eviction/Unlawful Detainer

 The legal process by which a landlord removes a tenant from physical possession of rented property. 

Forfeiture/Foreclosure

The loss of any property without compensation as a result of defaulting on contractual obligations and being unable to fulfill the repayment obligation