Friday, September 20, 2013

Chapter 7 Questions

1)      The use of eminent domain for urban redevelopment is not a dangerous infringement of private property rights and should be done more often.
a.       True
b.      False

2)      The difference between a fixture and a trade fixture is that a fixture was once personal property that has been attached to real property that has become property and trade fixture is personal property that is used in a business.
a.       True
b.      False

3)      An encroachment occurs when someone occupies property without the owner’s permission and gains ownership interest in the property.
a.       True
b.      False

4)      A lien is a claim on real property as security for a debt or monetary obligation that can be placed on a property whenever you borrow money.
a.       True
b.      False

5)      The rights of surviving joint tenants have in real property when a joint tenant dies are called rights of survivorship.
a.       True
b.      False

6)      The concept of ________ comes from English common law in which unclaimed property of a deceased person (without a will or heirs) is taken by a government.
a.       Just compensation
b.      Escheat
c.       Reversion
d.      Encumbrance

7)      A freehold estate that ends upon the death of an individual.
a.       Life tenant
b.      Remainder
c.       Life estate
d.      Easement

8)      Because a property may have more than one lien, there is an order that determines the likelihood that a lienholder will be paid back. The order is as follows:
a.       Tax, second level, mortgage
b.      Mortgage, mechanics, tax
c.       First level, perfect, judgment
d.      Tax, mortgage, mechanics


Answers: 1)F   2)T   3)T   4)T   5)T   6)B   7)C   8)D

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