Adverse Possession The acquisition of title to property through possession without the owner's consent for a certain time frame.
Affidavit A written statement or declaration sworn to before an authorized person, such as a notary public.
Appraisal The estimation of the value of a legal interest in land.
Appreciation The amount by which real property (or any other asset) has increased in value.
Asset An item of economic value owned by a person or corporation; especially that which could be converted to cash (such as cash, a house, a car).
Assignment The transfer of rights from one individual or firm (assignor) to another individual or firm (assignee).
Assignor A person who transfers the rights and interests of a property.
Assumable Mortgage A mortgage that can be transferred to another borrower.