Business / Real Estate / Defect: A condition that materially affects the value or use of residential property in an adverse manner.

Other Words for Defect

Defect Verb Synonyms: shortcoming, deficiency, lack, want, inadequacy, insufficiency, shortfall, failure, weakness, frailty, weak point, imperfection, irregularity, liability
Defect Noun Synonyms: blemish, imperfection, failing, weakness, flaw, fault, mark, stain, irregularity, mistake, error

Latent Defect

Business / Real Estate / Latent Defect: A hidden structural defect that would not be discovered by ordinary inspection and that threatens the propertys soundness or the safety of its inhabitants. Some states impose on sellers and licensees MORE

Flavor Defects

Life Style / Coffee / Flavor Defects: Unpleasant flavor characteristics caused by problems during picking, processing (fruit removal), drying, sorting, storage, or transportation. Common defects include: excess numbers of immature or unde MORE

Patent Defect

Business / Real Estate / Patent Defect: A defect that is obvious from a reasonable inspection of a property. MORE

Defect Of Record

Business / Real Estate / Defect Of Record: Any encumbrance on a title that is made a part of the public record. Recorded defects include judgments, deeds of trust, mortgages, other liens and easements. MORE

Alcohol-Related Birth Defects

Life Style / Adoption / Alcohol-Related Birth Defects: Physical or cognitive deficits in a child which result from maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy - includes but is not limited to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effect (FAE). MORE

Birth Defect

Science / Genetics / Birth Defect: Any harmful trait, physical or biochemical, present at birth, whether a result of a genetic mutation or some other nongenetic factor. MORE