Section 5: Property Characteristics

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Section 5: Property Characteristics - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Why do you think a legal description of a property is necessary when there is a Parcel ID?
  • 2. 
    Who is sitting next to you and what is their best personality characteristic? (example: funny, caring, smart, itelligent, punctual…etc.)
  • 3. 
    What would you consider to be your best personality characteristic?
  • 4. 
    Why should we care about Improvement Square Feet?
  • 5. 
    What are site characteristics?
    • A. 

      The description of a property

    • B. 

      A series of parcel information unique to each property

    • C. 

      A properties legal description

    • D. 

      A series of attributes unique to each property.

  • 6. 
    What other term is commonly used by Assessors to describe a building on a parcel of land?
    • A. 

      Personal Property

    • B. 

      Parcel Property

    • C. 

      Improvements / Structures

    • D. 

      Real Estate

  • 7. 
    What items are used by county officials and in documentation to describe the location of real property? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Parcel Number

    • B. 

      Geo Coordinates

    • C. 

      Legal Description

    • D. 

      Property Address

  • 8. 
    A parcel is an imaginary boundary used to identify pieces of ____.
  • 9. 
    What other term(s) is/are used by counties to describe parcels? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      County Identification Number

    • B. 

      APN

    • C. 

      Tax ID Number

    • D. 

      Parcel Identification Number

  • 10. 
    Parcel Numbers are formatted similarly across counties?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A parcel number typically contains six digits and often times numbers?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is meant by the phrase "parcels are not static"?
    • A. 

      That parcels are static according to the geographical location.

    • B. 

      That parcels can be changed by land owners.

    • C. 

      That parcels be changed from their original boundaries and assigned number.

    • D. 

      That parcels are the same as the legal description

  • 13. 
    Which term(s) correctly identifies the physical address of a property? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Mailing Address

    • B. 

      Property Address

    • C. 

      Situs Address

    • D. 

      Legal Address

  • 14. 
    The mailing address is _____ the same as the property address
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

    • D. 

      Often

  • 15. 
    A certain parcel has three improvments, one built in 1966, the others built in 1980, and 1981. Which date is considered the year built date?
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1980

    • C. 

      1981

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What is an improvement on land? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Hotel Building

    • B. 

      Gold Mine

    • C. 

      Self-Storage

    • D. 

      A Family Home

  • 17. 
    Improvement square feet measures__________.
    • A. 

      The distance of the property

    • B. 

      The amount of improvement in the overal quality of land.

    • C. 

      Space located inside buildings

    • D. 

      Property value

  • 18. 
    What measurement do we use for land?
    • A. 

      Square Feet

    • B. 

      Parcels

    • C. 

      Meters

    • D. 

      Acres

  • 19. 
    Convert this into the correct measurement for land? 5,480 square feet.
    • A. 

      7.94

    • B. 

      0.125

    • C. 

      0.128

    • D. 

      7.99

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