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In Civil Law, relating to a thing (whether movable or immovable), as distinguished from a person. Relating to land, as distinguished from Personal Property. This term is applied to lands, tenements, and hereditaments.


adjective accurate, actual, ascertained, bonafide, conformable to fact, correct, dependable, factual, genuine, inartificial, incontestable, irrefutable, legitimate, natural, right, scientific, sincerus, sure, true, trustworthy, truthful, undeniable, undoubtable, unerroneous, unfallacious, unfeigned, unimagined, unimpeachable, unmistaken, unsimulated, unspurious, unsynthetic, valid, veracious, veritable, verus
Associated concepts: real estate, real party interest, real property, real servitude
See also: absolute, actual, apparent, authentic, bona fide, certain, conclusive, concrete, convincing, corporeal, de facto, definite, documentary, factual, faithful, genuine, legitimate, material, natural, objective, perceptible, peremptory, physical, ponderable, positive, pure, realistic, reliable, rightful, sterling, substantial, substantive, tangible, true, veridical


denoting or relating to immovable property such as land and tenements.

POINDING, REAL, or poinding of the ground, Scotch law. Though it be properly a diligence, this is generally considered by lawyers as a species of real action, and is so called to distinguish it from personal poinding, which is founded merely on an obligation to pay.
     2. Every debitum fundi, whether legal or conventional, is a foundation for this action. It is therefore competent to all creditors in debts which make a real burden on lands. As it proceeds on a, real right, it may be directed against all goods that can be found on the lands burdened but, 1. Goods brought upon the ground by strangers are not subject to this diligence. 2. Even the goods of a tenant cannot be poinded for more than his term's rent, Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. 4, 1, 3.

REAL. A term which is applied to land in its most enlarged signification. Real security, therefore, means the security of mortgages or other incumbrances affecting lands. 2 Atk. 806; S. C. 2 Ves. sen. 547.
     2. In the civil law, real has not the same meaning as it has in the common law. There it signifies what relates to a thing, whether it be movable or immovable, lands or goods; thus, a real injury is one which is done to a thing, as a trespass to property, whether it be real or personal in the common law sense. A real statute is one which relates to a thing, in contradistinction to such as relate to a person,

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Among the taxpayers registered as residents of the Rua do Corpo de Deus and of Rua da Calcada da banda de cima we find Pedro Goncalves, labourer, who paid 20 reis; Joao Rodrigues, 20 reis; Pedro Serrao, merchant, 1,000 reis; Helena Lopes, widow, 1,000 reis; Domingas Fernandes, widow, 40 reis; Pedro Henriques, merchant, 10,000 reis; and Belchior Fernandes Gago, 5,000 reis.
It cannot be said that these were all among the lowest trades, for while Afonso da Fonseca, jeweler, paid 80 reis in taxes, Antonio Ferreira, jeweler, paid 2,400.
Even Antonio Pereira, noted as a bookseller, shopkeeper, and wine dealer, and who paid 1,000 reis in taxes, could have been engaged in some economic activity other than or in addition to the three reported, not to mention the economic contributions of other members of his household.
The cash portion of the purchase price is to be funded by a loan extended to Reis by a financial institution aggregating $27,000,000 (of which $25,000,000 can be used for Merger consideration and the payment of related Merger costs and the remaining $2,000,000 can be utilized for future working capital needs) and WRP's cash on hand.
There can be no assurance that the Reis stockholders will vote to approve the Merger and adopt the Merger agreement or that WRP's stockholders will vote to issue shares of WRP's common stock in connection with the Merger.
The rules of the American Stock Exchange require WRP stockholders to approve the issuance of WRP shares of common stock to Reis stockholders, since such an issuance would be greater than 20% of the shares currently outstanding.
Lloyd Lynford and Jonathan Garfield, the chief executive officer and executive vice president, respectively, of Reis, who together own approximately 37% of the outstanding Reis shares, have agreed to vote their Reis shares in favor of the merger.
It's unparalleled in its ability to help save lives in these situations," said Reis.
Reis earned his bachelor of science degree in business management from University of Phoenix, Metairie, LA, and is pursuing his master's degree in business administration.
The release of the Reis Transaction Monitor is the first of a series of aggressive new product development steps Reis is taking during 2006," said Sander.
Those additional offerings will include, but are not limited to, a Submarket Comparison report that will provide a comprehensive view of past performance, future expectations, and relative risk/reward rankings for all submarkets in any Reis metro; and a Unit Mix Analysis report for the apartment sector, which will break down multifamily inventory of each Reis submarket by number of bedrooms per rental unit.