principle of. The principle that buildings should be similar in design, construction and age to other buildings in the neighbor- hood to enhance appeal and value. contiguous. Adjacent; in actual contact; touching.
The act of going along with what other people think or do. Evidence suggests that there are two main reasons people conform: the desire to be right and the desire to be liked.
A principle of valuation, stating that a property is most likely to appreciate in value along with other, similar properties in the same neighborhood.