Encumberance

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Definition: Encumberance




What is the dictionary definition of Encumberance?

Dictionary Definition


Encumbrance is a legal term of art for anything that affects or limits the title of a property, such as mortgages, leases, easements, liens, or restrictions.

Also, those considered as potentially making the title defeasible are also encumbrances. For example, charging orders, building orders and structure alteration.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Encumberance are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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