Earnest Money Funds put up by the potential home buyer and deposited into the title company’s trust account. The amount of earnest money is negotiable, typically larger amounts convey the message to the seller that the buyer is serious about buying the house. Earnest money is credited to the buyer at closing.
Easement Gives others the right to use real property belonging to you. Common real property easements include utility company rights to access your backyard or others' rights to cross over your land to access their property.
Encroachments An intrusion on the land or property owned by another, or unto easements and right-of-ways.
Fixture Personal property that becomes real property when attached in a permanent manner to real estate. Window treatments are good examples of this.