Generally, buildings, but may include any permanent structure or other development, such as street, utilities, etc.

Inchoate Dower

The imperfect interest which the law gives a wife in the lands of her husband. This is an interest which upon the death of the husband may ripen into possession and use. Most states have abolished dower rights.

Inchoate Curtesy

The imperfect interest which the law gives a husband in the lands of his wife.


To make payment for a loss.


The right to enter a tract of land.


A contract of indemnity against specified perils.

Insurance Loan

When cash value of a life insurance policy is borrowed by the insured.

Interim Financing

Temporary or short term loans. Often used with new construction. Usually replaced with a permanent long-term mortgage.


Designates the estate or condition of failing to leave a will at death. "To die intestate."

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