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The Basics of Real Estate Law
Real Estate Law

The Basics of Real Estate Law

Property law is the body of law that governs the ownership of real and personal property. Essentially, it refers to the legally protected rights to resources, including land, water, and air. The term "property" also encompasses intellectual property. While most people associate property law with real estate, there are other areas of property law as well. Here, we'll look at a few different areas where the law may apply. Landlord-tenant law The basic concepts of landlord-tenant law govern the relationship between the parties to a rental agreement. These laws vary from state to state, but are generally similar. For example, they may specify which factors must be considered when screening prospective tenants. They may also stipulate which terms of the rental application must be adhered...