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An estate is everything that you own. Your estate includes land, belongings, cash and all other assets that are yours.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an estate in real estate?

Estate is the degree, nature and extent of your ownership in real estate. There are many types of estates that govern interests in real property.

What are the types of estate?

In real estate, there are many types of estates. There are freehold estates, nonfreehold estates, concurrent estates, specialty estates, future interests, and incorporeal interests.

What is the difference between estate and property?

Property and estate have different meanings. Estate is the sum of every asset and debt someone owns by themselves. Personal property includes things like bank accounts, insurance policies, investments, rights, or cars.