A more specific method of describing a property outside of it's street number and name. Usually involves lot numbers, phase and subdivision for more accurate identification to ensure that the right property is being transferred at the time of sale.
A description of a specific parcel of real estate complete enough for an independent surveyor to locate and identify it. The description is by subdivision name, lot and block in a platted subdivision, by certified survey map and lot number, or in unplatted lands, it is identified according to the town, range, section and quarter section and metes and bounds associated with the Public Land Survey System or Private Claims or Government Lots.
Description of real property, as used in legal documents in contrast to a street address by which the property is commonly known. Legal descriptions usually refer to recorded maps, surveys, or other public documents.
a method of describing a particular parcel of land in such a way that it uniquely describes the particular parcel and no other. A legal description may be a simple reference to a lot as shown on a subdivision plat, or be described by metes and bounds. To be adequate, it should be sufficient to locate the property without oral testimony.
A geographical description identifying a parcel of land by government survey, metes and bounds, or lot numbers of a recorded plat including a description of any portion thereof that is subject to an easement or reservation.
A description of a specific parcel of real estate complete enough for an independent surveyor to locate and identify it. ( See government survey system , lot and block system , metes and bounds system)
A description of a piece of real estate that is drafted according to legal requirements and which clearly and adequately establishes the identity of the property so described. Found in most instruments for registration on title to land.
A method of describing a parcel of real estate that is recognized by law. Property can be legally described by (a) Lot, Block, and Subdivision (also called maps and plats or recorded map); (b) Government Survey (also called Township and Range or Rectangular Survey Systems); or (c) Metes and Bounds.
A specific identification of a parcel of land, given by reference to public maps, plats, or other recorded information, by which one can specifically and exactly define the boundaries and limits of the property.
The description of a piece of property, identifying its specific location in terms established by the municipality or other jurisdiction in which the property resides. Often related in specific distances from a known landmark or intersection.
A description of land recognized by law, based on government surveys, spelling out the exact boundaries of the entire piece of land. It should so thoroughly identify a parcel of land that it cannot be confused with any other.
A description of a specific parcel of real estate which is acceptable to the courts in that state, and which allows an independent surveyor to locate and identify it. Usually it uses one of the following methods: government survey, metes and bounds or recorded plat (lot and block number).
A description recognized by law which is sufficient to locate and identify the property without oral testimony. Often called the "Legal." A description recognized by law; a description by which property can be definitely located.