A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Right of survivorship

Right of surviving joint tenant to take title to deceased joint tenant’s share of property.

Residue or Residuary Estate

All property not specifically devised or given away as part of your will or trust. Basically, whatever is left over after all assets which were specified in the will or trust are distributed.

Residual beneficiary

Person who receives trust property after death of a life beneficiary, or ultimate beneficiary of property left by will or trust which wasn’t otherwise disposed of in the will or trust.

Recording

Filing of deeds and official papers with the county land records office. Recording creates an official public record of ownership and changes in ownership.

Real property

Land, houses, and items attached to the land..

Real estate

Real property (e.g., land, houses).