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Definitions: S

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  S & L
saber saw
sabin
sack mix
sacking
sacrificial anode
saddle
saddle tap
saddle-type repair clamp
safe edge file
safe rate
safety factor
safety glass
safety goggles
safety lamp
safety switch
safety valve
sailor
sale-leaseback
sales commission
sales comparison approach
sales concession
sales contract
sales deposit receipt
sales expenses
sales incentive
sales kit
sales person
sales price
sales ratio analysis
sales value
sales-assessment ratio
salinometer
salmon brick
salt glaze
saltbox style
salvage value
SAM
sand cone test
sand float finish
sand sawn finish limestone
sandblaster
sander
sander, belt
sander, orbital
sander, straight line
sanding
sanding a trench
sanding block
sanding drum
sanding sealer
sanding wheel
sandpaper
sand-sawn limestone
sandstone
sandwich lease
sandwich panel
sanitary sewer
sanitary t
sapwood
sash
sash balance
sash bar
sash block
sash lift
sash lock
sash weight
satellite city
satin finish
satisfaction
satisfaction of lien
satisfaction of mortgage
satisfaction piece
saturant
saturated felt
saturated steam
savings and loan association
saw
saw arbor
saw blade
saw buck
saw file
saw horse
saw kerf
saw set
saw teeth
saw vise
saw-tooth roof
s-beam
sbs-modified
scab
scaffold
scaffold bracket
scale
scaling
scallop
scantling lumber
scarcity
scarf joint
scarifier
scenic easement
schedule
schedule e
schematic
schematic design
scissors roof truss
scleroscope
sconce
score or scoring
scored block
scotia
scrap out
scraper
scraper, paddle wheel
scratch awl
scratch coat
screed
screed auger
screed or screeding
screen
screen block
screen molding
screen wall
screw
screw extractor
screw eye
screw gauge
screw gun
screw lamp holder
screw machine
screw pitch gauge
screw tek
screw thread
screw thread micrometer
screwdriver
scribe
scribing
scrim
scroll
scroll saw
scroll work
scuff
scuff sand
scupper
scutch
scutcheon
scuttle
seal
seal bond
seal weld
sealant
sealed bidding
sealer
seam
season
seasoned loan
seasoned wood
seasoning
seat
seat angle
seat cut
seawall
second deed of trust
second home
second lien
second mortgage
secondary financing
secondary mortgage market
seconds
section
section 1031
section 1034
section 1245
section 8 housing
section I
section II
section line
section modulus
section view
sectional scaffold
sectional switch box
sectionalized brick masonry
secured loan
secured note
secured party
Securities and Exchange Commission
securitization
security
security agreement
security deposit
security instrument
sediment interceptor
sedimentary rock
seedy
seep
SEER
see-through building
seisin
seismic
seismic analysis
seizin
seizure
self rimming
self-amortizing mortgage
self-closing hinge
self-contained appraisal report
self-flashing skylight
self-furring nail
self-leveling
self-rimming lavatory
self-siphoning
self-tapping screw
seller financing
sellers market
selling agent
selvage
semiannual
semianthracite
semi-custom home
semi-direct luminaire
semigloss
semi-indirect luminaire
semirigid continuous base
semi-rigid paving brick base
senior mortgage
senior residential appraiser
sensitivity analysis
sentimental value
separate property
separation
sepia print
septic system
septic tank
sequence
series circuit
series wound
serrated
service conductor
service contract
service drop
service entrance
service entrance box
service entrance equipment
service insulator
service lateral
service marker
service mast
service panel
servicer
servicing
servient tenement
servitude
set
set retarder
setback
setback ordinance
setback thermostat
setscrew
setting block
setting boot
settlement
settlement document
settlement fees
settling
set-tooth blade
severalty
severance damages
sevient estate
sewage
sewage ejector
sewage tax
sewer
sewer brick
sewer gas
sewer lateral
sewer line easement
sewer stub
shade
shading
shading coefficient
shadowing
shaft
shake
shake roof
shale
shank
shape
shaper
shaper gauge
shared appreciation mortgage
shared equity transaction
sharpen
shear
shear plate
shear wall
shearing stress
sheathing
sheathing paper
sheathing stripper
sheave
sheave beam
shed
shed ceiling
shed dormer
shed roof
sheen
sheet
sheet metal
sheet metal duct work
sheet metal locking pliers
sheet metal punch
sheet piling
sheet siding
Sheetrock
shelf
shelf angle
shelf-life
shell
shell and tube evaporator


  shellac
sheriffs deed
sheriffs sale
shielded cable
shielded carbon arc welding
shim
shiner
shingle
shingle hatchet
shingle nail
shiplap lumber
shoe
shoe molding
shore A hardness
shoring
shoring jack
short circuit
short paint
short term capital gain
short term capital loss
short term cost
short ton
shortened valley rafter
shotcrete
shoulder
shoved joint
shovel
shower enclosure
shower head
shower pan
shrink
shut down
shutoff valve
shutter
side cut
side cutters
side jamb
side light
side sewer
sidewalk
siding
siding, drop
siding, shiplap
signal
silica
silica gel
silicon
silicon bronze
silicon bronze conduit
silicon carbide
silicon controlled rectifier
silicone
silicone sealant
sill
sill block
sill cock
sill course
sill plate
sill seal
sill step
silver solder
simple cornice
simple interest
simple rate of return
single acting steam hammer
single coursing
single coverage
single cut file
single face fireplace
single family dwelling
single hung window
single line diagram
single lite
single phase
single ply
single pole, double throw switch
single pole, single throw switch
single property syndicate
single wall siding
single-face fireplace
sink
site
site analysis
site built home
site development costs
site plan
site survey
sitka spruce
situs
size
sizing
skeleton
sketch
skew
skewed
skewed beam
Skil saw
skim coat
skin
skintled brickwork
skip sheathing
skip trowel
skirting
sky dome
skylight
slab
slab door
slab foundation
slab jacking
slab on grade
slab, concrete
slack
slag
slag concrete
slag inclusion
slake
slander
slat fence
slate
sledgehammer
sleeper
sleeping unit
sleeve
sleeve anchor
slenderness ratio
slick
slicker
sliding door
sliding gate
sliding glass door
sliding window
slip form
slip form concrete machine
slip form paver
slip sill
slip stone
slippage
slope
slope bar
sloped glazing
slot
slow blow fuse
slow curing cutback
slow-burning construction
sludge
slum area
slump
slump block
slump-test
slurry
slushed joints
small claims court
smelt
smoke chamber
smoke detector
smoke pipe
smoke shelf
smoke test
smooth coat
smooth machine finish limestone
smoothing brush
smoothing plane
smooth-surfaced roofing
snake
snap switch
snap tie
snecked masonry
snips
snub gable
Society of Real Estate Appraisers
socket adapter
socket wrench
sod
soffit
soffit vent
soft burned
soft face mallet
soft market
soft money
soft water
softening point
softwood
soil
soil capability
soil density
soil map
soil pipe
soil porosity
soil stack
soil structure
soil survey
soils test
solar collector
solar heating
solar storage
solar water heater
solder
soldering
soldering gun
soldering iron
solderless connector
soldier
soldier course
soldiers and sailors civil relief act
sole ownership
sole plate
sole proprietorship
solenoid
solid brick
solid bridging
solid core wire
solid masonry wall
solid square
solid wire
solid-core door
solid-fuel
soluble
solvent
sonotube
soot pocket
sound attenuation
sound insulation
sound transmission
sound transmission class
sound transmission loss
soundboard
soundproof
soup
southern pine
sp wire
space heater
space standards
spacer
spackling compound
spade bit
spading tool
spall
spalling
span
spandrel
spanish mission style
spanish swirl
spanner
spar varnish
spark arrestor
spark lighter
spatula
spec home
special agent
special assessment
special consultant
special deposit account
special use permit
special warranty deed
Specialist in Real estate Securities
specialty eaves flashing membrane
specific gravity
specific heat
specific humidity
specific lien
specific performance
specifications
specular gloss
speculation home
speculative value
speculator
speed square
spendable income
spigot
spike
spindle
spiral column
spiral staircase
spire
spirit level
spirit stain
splash block
splatter paint
splice
spline
splined joint
split receptacle wiring
split-bolt connector
split-faced block
split-level home
split-ring repair clamp
splitting
spoil
spoil site
spokeshave
sponge twist
spot zoning
spotting
spray can
spray gun
spread
spread footing
spreader
spreader box
spreading agreement
sprig
spring
spring clamp
spring steel
sprinkler system
spruce
spud
square
square boxes
square drive screw
square file
square foot cost
square foot method
square footage
square joint
square up
square-butt strip shingle
squatters rights
squeezed joint


  sra
srea
stab rod
stab saw
stabbing
stable mortgage
stack
stack bond
stack cutting
stack vent
stack venting
stacked window
stadia lines
stadia rod
stadia surveying
staggered course
staggered stud partition
stain
stained glass
stainless steel
stair
stair carriage
stair gauge
stair landing
stair riser
stair step
staircase
stairway, closed-string
stairway, open-string
stairwell
stake
staking out an area
stamp
stand oil
standard
standard brick
Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area
standard modular brick
standard payment calculation
standard plumbing bend
standard practices of the trade
standby
standby commitment
standby fee
standby loan
standby power generator
standing seam
standing seam metal roof
standpipe
staple gun
staples
stapling hammer
star drill
starker transaction
start rate
starter
starter course
starter home
starter strip
starting tap
state housing act
statement of consideration
static
static load
static pressure
static pressure curve
static pressure regain
static vent
station numbers
stationary window
status quo
statute
statute of frauds
statute of limitations
statutory foreclosure
statutory liens
statutory redemption period
statutory right of redemption
stay-in-place forms
steam cleaning
steam heating
steam shovel
steam trap
steel
steel beam
steel construction
steel framing
steel inspection
steel trowel
steel wool
steep land
steeple
steering
stem
stem assembly
stencil
step crack
step flashing
step jig
step ladder
step loan
stepped footing
stepped-up basis
step-rate mortgage
step-up lease
stick built
stick built roof
stiff mortar
stigmatized property
stile
Stillson wrench
stinger
stipple finish
stipulations
stirrup
stock
stock in trade
stock of housing
stone anchor
stonemason
stool
stoop
stop
stop and drain fitting
stop box
stop clause
stop notice
stop work order
stopcock
store decisis
storm door
storm sewer
storm window
story
story pole
stove bolt
straight claw hammer
straight grain wood
straight lease
straight mortgage
straight note
straight stop
straightedge
straight-line depreciation
straight-line recapture rate
straight-run staircase
strain
strainer
strand wire
stranded wire
s-trap
strap
strap hinge
strap wrench
stratify
straw man
street improvement
street stake
strength
stress
stress cracking
stressed skin
stretcher bricks
strict foreclosure
strike
strike board
strike plate
strike-off rod
striking off
string
string course
string level
string line
stringing mortar
strip flashing
strip flooring
strip lumber
strip reinforcement
stroke
strongback
strop
struck capacity
struck joint
structural analysis
structural block
structural clay tile
structural component
structural composite plywood panel
structural drawings
structural fiberboard or insulating board
structural glazed tile
structural joist and plank
structural light framing
structural lumber
structural silicone glazing
structural steel
structural steel tubing
structure
structure section
strut
stub
stucco
stud
stud finder
stud grade
stud guard
stud shoe
Sturd-i-floor
Sturd-i-wall
s-type fuse
Styrofoam
subagent
subbase
subchapter S corporation
subcontract
subcontract bids
subcontractor
subdivider
subdividing
subdivision
subdrain
subfloor
subflooring
subgrade
subject property
subject to mortgage
sublease
sublessor
subletting
subordinate
subordinate ground lease
subordinate loan
subordinate mortgage
subordination
subordination agreement
subordination clause
subpoena
subpoena duces tecum
subrent
subrogate
subrogation rights
sub-rough
subsequent rate cap
subsidized housing
subsidy
substitution
substrate
subsurface drain
subsurface easement
subsurface rights
suburb
succession
suction
sugar pine
suggested remedy
sui juris
suitability standards
summary appraisal report
summary possession
summary proceeding
summit
summons
sump
sump pump
sunspace
superadequacy
superheated steam
superimpose
superintendent
superior screed joint
support
supporting valley rafter
surety
surety bond
surface gauge
surface preparation
surface raceway
surface rights
surface testing
surface wiring
surfacing
surrender
surround
survey
survey stakes
surveying tools
surveyor
survivorship
survivorship benefit
suspend
suspended ceiling
suspended metal lath
swale
sway brace
sweat equity
sweating
sweep
sweep plumbing bend
sweetener
swell
swing check valve
swing loan
swinging door
swirl finish
switch
switchboard
switchgear
swivel
SYD
symbol
symbol schedule
symmetrical
syndicate
synthetic bristle paintbrush
system
system curve
system ground


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