Legal Description of Property: Definition, Importance & Example


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Which of the following is not an essential element of a legal description?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a typical legal description?

2. Which of the following survey methods can be used to write a legal description of a property?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will determine your understanding of legal descriptions of real estate. Practice questions will discuss examples and elements of legal descriptions and types of survey methods.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will inquire regarding:

  • Examples of typical legal descriptions
  • Elements of legal descriptions
  • Survey methods
  • Document with a legal description of a property

Skills Practiced

These guides will exercise the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding elements of legal descriptions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different survey methods
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding legal documents and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on legal descriptions of real estate

Additional Learning

Make sure to study the associated lesson on this topic named Legal Description of Property: Definition, Importance & Example for a chance to continue learning. This lesson's objectives include:

  • Define county and state, legal description, and related terminology
  • Know the different methods of surveying that are commonly used
  • Understand how each survey method is used and identify its function