A GLOSSARY OF REAL ESTATE TERMS

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Janitorial
A line item expense representing the expenses for janitorial and cleaning expenses.
Joint and Several Liability
A liability which allows the creditor to sue any one of the debtors or sue all together.
Joint Tenancy
An undivided interest in property taken by two or more joint tenants. The interests must equal, accruing under the same conveyance and beginning at the same time. Upon death of a joint tenant, the interest passes to the surviving joint tenants rather than to the heirs of the deceased.
Judgment
The decision of a court of law. Money judgments, when recorded, become a lien on real property of the defendant.
Junior Debt
A mortgage that is subordinate to the claims of a prior lien or mortgage; a second mortgage.
A mortgage subordinate to another mortgage.