Flashcard 15 - Property and Ownership Laws Flashcard Set for the Real Estate License Exam

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The correct answer is:

The method by which a person, other than the owner of record, acquires title to real property through hostile, continuous possession for a statutory period.


Explanation:

Often in situations where land has been abandoned, if an individual occupies that land for a period of time defined in state statutes, he or she can claim title to the property.

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