Real Property


DEFINITION of 'Real Property'

Any property that is attached directly to land, as well as the land itself. Real property not only includes buildings and other structures, but also rights and interests. Real property can be either rental or residential.

BREAKING DOWN 'Real Property'

Any structures or improvements that are attached to the land must not be movable in order to be considered real property. Natural resources such as oil, gas and timber also qualify, because they are considered to be part of the land.

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