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Letter=H

Word: Definition:
HABENDUM CLAUSE The “to have and to hold” clause which defines or limits the quantity of the estate granted in the pre of the deed.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS See CONTAMINATION.
HECTARE A metric surface measure: 10,000 square meters or 2.471 acres.
HEREDITAMENTS Every sort of inheritable property, such as real, personal, corporeal, and incorporeal.
HIGH WATERLINE The line of high water at ordinary tides.
HOLDING AGENCY The Federal agency accountable for a piece of property.
HOLDOVER TENANT A tenant who remains in possession of leased property after the expiration date of the lease term.
HOME STEAD A home that is used as a personal residence. where there is homestead protection, the homeowner generally files a homestead declaration with the county recorder, setting forth his marital status.