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  • Estate in land — An estate in land is an interest in real property that is or may become possessory.This should be distinguished from an estate as used in reference to an area of land, and estate as used to refer to property in general.In property law, the rights …   Wikipedia

  • estate in land — The length of time for which a piece of land will be held; for example, a life estate would last only for the life of the owner. See fee simple …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Land-Tenure in the Christian Era — • The way in which land has been held or owned during the nineteen hundred years which have seen in Europe the rise and establishment of the Church is a matter for historical inquiry. Strictly speaking, the way in which such ownership or tenure… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • estate — es‧tate [ɪˈsteɪt] noun [countable] 1. PROPERTY a large piece of land in the country, usually with one large house on it and one owner: • The estate consists of the main villa, several outbuildings and barns, a swimming pool, a farm house and an… …   Financial and business terms

  • estate — es·tate /i stāt/ n [Anglo French estat, literally, state, condition, from Old French, from Latin status, from stare to stand] 1: the interest of a particular degree, nature, quality, or extent that one has in land or other property compare fee;… …   Law dictionary

  • Land tenure — is the name given, particularly in common law systems, to the legal regime in which land is owned by an individual, who is said to hold the land (the French verb tenir means to hold ; tenant is the present participle of tenir ). The sovereign… …   Wikipedia

  • Land Registration Act 2002 — Infobox UK Legislation short title=Land Registration Act 2002 parliament=United Kingdom Parliament long title=An Act to make provision about land registration; and for connected purposes. statute book chapter=2002 c. 9 introduced by=Lord… …   Wikipedia

  • Estate (law) — An estate is the net worth of a person at any point in time. It is the sum of a person s assets legal rights, interests and entitlements to property of any kind less all liabilities at that time. The issue is of special legal significance on a… …   Wikipedia

  • estate — es|tate W2S2 [ıˈsteıt] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: estat; STATE1] 1.) [singular] law all of someone s property and money, especially everything that is left after they die sb s estate ▪ The property is part of the deceased s estate …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Land value tax — Land value taxation (LVT) (or site value taxation) is an ad valorem tax where only the value of land itself is taxed. This ignores buildings, improvements, and personal property. Because of this, LVT is different from other property taxes which… …   Wikipedia

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