Detailed Property Data Glossary

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There are currently 8 terms in this directory beginning with the letter C.
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.
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.
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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