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real property

[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/
noun, Law.
1.
an estate or property consisting of lands and of all appurtenances to lands, as buildings, crops, or mineral rights (distinguished from personal property).
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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Examples from the web for real property
  • It is one thing to have debt for buying objects or real property.
  • In fact it is quickly replacing real property as a modern nation's primary source of value.
  • In retrospect it all seems so clear, capital surpluses and monetary supply were by and large being driven into real property.
  • real property can appreciate over time, especially in desirable vacation areas.
  • Many go well beyond what would normally prevail if the loan were financing any other sort of real property.
  • The distinction between real property and intellectual property-between things and ideas-has been blurred.
  • It is critical that any discussion of an income tax increase include real property tax relief for homeowners.
British Dictionary definitions for real property

real property

noun
1.
immovable property, esp land and buildings, including proprietary rights over land, such as mineral rights Also called real estate Compare personal property
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real property in Culture

real property definition


Property held in the form of land or buildings.

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