Real estate is a broad term that refers to residential dwellings, commercial shopping centers, offices, industrial or manufacturing buildings and property, vacant land and farms. Real estate can include a wide array of business and/or residential properties. Real estate can be sold either by a realtor or directly by the individual who owns the property. Title to real estate includes title to air rights, mineral rights and surface rights which can be bought, leased, sold or transferred together or separately.
State laws regarding adverse possession, seller’s disclosure and assignment and satisfaction of mortgages are discussed in the links below.