A ratio calculated by a lender to determine how much a potential buyer can borrow.
Queen Anne style
A Victorian-era style that originated in England during the reign of Queen Anne and was revived in both England and America in the late 19th century.
The right of an owner to use his or her property without interference.
Quiet title suit
A lawsuit filed to ascertain the legal rights of an owner to a certain parcel of property.
A document that releases a party from any interest in a piece of real estate.
The outer corner of a building, or the rectangular stone block used to form that corner.