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An improvement in real estate refers to any permanent structure or feature that is attached to a piece of land or property. This includes buildings, fences, swimming pools, or any other item that is affixed to the land in a way that removing it would significantly change the value of the property.
For example, if you build a garage on your property, it would be considered an improvement because it is a permanent structure that is attached to the land. If you were to remove the garage, the value of the property would likely decrease.
"Wit & Whimsy with the Dumb Ox: Unlocking Knowledge with Rhyme:"
Improvements are things that stay put,
They're attached to the land, and that's no but,
They add to the value, they make it great,
Without them, the property's not first rate.
A house or a fence, a pool or a shed,
These are all improvements, it's been said,
They're there to stay, they won't go away,
They make the property worth more each day.
So if you're buying, selling, or just need to know,
Improvements are important, they help your property grow,
They're the things that make your land complete,
And make your real estate just oh so sweet.