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There are currently 8 terms in this directory beginning with the letter C.
Census Place
A Census-Designated Place (CDP) refers to an geographical area incoporating a concenrated population, as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau, that does not fall under the law's of the state within which it is situated.
Closing refers to the final meeting that takes place on the sale of a home, in which a deal is finalized, documents are signed, and the downpayment and fees are paid.
Community refers to an interconnected group of people living in a geographical area. We provide some of the most comprehensive data on local communities. We explore population size, ethnicities, income, marital status, employment rates, and more.
Completed Foreclosure
REO - Real Estate Owned by the Lender: if a third party does not purchase the property at the public auction then it is repossessed by the foreclosing lender. These properties are called REOs.
Completed Foreclosure Sale
REO Sale - A sale of a property that occurs while the property is actively bank owned (REO).
Core Based Statistical Area
A core-based statistical area (CBSA), as defined by the Office of Management and Budget, refers to a geographic area with at least 10,000 people.
County Subdivision
County subdivisions are geographical units that function as the primary divisions of a certain county. County subdivisions are composed of minor civil divisions (MCDs) and census county divisions (CCDs).
Crime Risk
Crime risk refers to the likelihood of falling victim to crime in a certain geographical area - as compared to the national average. Crime risk accounts for non-violent crime, such as petty theft, and violent crime, such as assault.

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