Detailed Property Data Glossary

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There are currently 9 terms in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Taxes
Property tax is the annual tax payable on a property to the local government body. ATTOM provide property tax analysis for homes across America.
Tornadoes
Tornadoes are commonly-occurring natural hazards. ATTOM's environmental hazard data provides accurate, up-to-date data on communities and properties most at risk. Data is retrived from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Tanks & Spills
UST - Underground Storage Tanks 
Third-Party Foreclosure Auction Sale
A sale of a property that occurs at the public foreclosure auction (trustee's sale or sheriff's sale) in which the property is sold to a third-party buyer and does not transfer back to the foreclosing bank.
Title Insurance
Title insurance, a form of indemnity insurance, protects real estate lenders and owners from loss or damage occuring from disputes over property ownership.
Total Foreclosure Filings for Month
A sum of all the different foreclosure filings (above). This is still a unique property count. If a property receives more than one filing during the month, we only count the most recent filing.
Total Foreclosure Filings for Quarter
The total number of properties that received at least one foreclosure filing (NOD, LIS, NTS, NFS, REO) during the quarter.
Total Foreclosure Filings for Year
The total number of properties that received at least one foreclosure filing (NOD, LIS, NTS, NFS, REO) during the year.
Toxic Sites
Toxic sites are man-made environmental hazards where toxic waste has been dumped. Superfund sites are an example of a toxic site. ATTOM provides exhaustative hazard data on properties impacted by toxic sites.

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