Real Estate Glossary

The following are some common real estate terms you may run across during the process of buying or selling your home.

Permits

With most major home improvement projects, work permits may be required. Permits provide legal permission to undertake a project and are usually given by local governments agencies.Some of the most common permits are for general projects or permits that require you to meet specific local building codes.You may want to check with your local government to determine if there are building restrictions in historic areas or in environmentally-sensitive areas.

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