This condition arises when portions of property are described from two directions. When there is a gap and two parcels do not meet, neither parcel has title to the surplus since the original grantor did not sell it.
The group of activities relating to the planning, development, implementation and administration of systems for the acquisition, integration, evaluation, storage, security, retrieval, dissemination, archiving and disposal of data and associated attributes that are spatially referenced.
The figure of the earth considered as a sea level surface extended continuously through the continents. It is a theoretically continuous surface that is perpendicular at every point to the direction of gravity (the plumbline).
An expectation that can be transferred to a new owner without the likelihood that claims will be made on it by another party. The concept is crucial in all real estate transactions because buyers generally expect to receive property to which no one else can lay claim; they do not expect that their ownership will later be challenged.
The work of ensuring a level base, or one with a specified slope, for a construction work such as a foundation, the base course for a road or a railway, or landscape and garden improvements, or surface drainage.
The floor area within the inside perimeter of the exterior walls of the building under consideration, exclusive of vent shafts and interior courts, without deduction for corridors, stairways, closets, the thickness of interior walls, columns or other features. The floor area of a building, or portion thereof, not provided with surrounding exterior walls shall be the usable area under the horizontal projection of the roof or floor above.
Used in retail leasing. Generally the floor area available for the exclusive use of a retail tenant measured to the outside face of exterior walls and the centerline of demising walls separating tenants. It includes basements and mezzanines.