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encumber

To place a burden or a charge upon property.Commonly used to mean placing a mortgage, but may include other liens, easements, covenants, and restrictions. The burden is called an encumbrance.

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The adjusted basis of the property to be transferred to NAC was $981,406, but the liabilities encumbering the property totaled $1,548,213.
Would the dancing look as unique without the antique lines of Gianni Versace's sometimes encumbering gowns for the women and the umpteen lighting changes by Jennifer Tipton?
But if all women are to be able to exercise their fundamental right to choose, Congress will need to pass the Freedom of Choice Act, without encumbering amendments, to bar state interference with that right.
Houlihan of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC, has arranged a loan secured by a 1st mortgage in the amount of $2,900,000 encumbering a property located at 10-24 Palmer Ave in Bronxville, NY.
Garrison's interest in the JV will be acquired by the company with about USD92.2m in cash, subject to various prorations and credits in the second quarter of 2014, subject to customary closing conditions and at closing, it will repay the existing USD200.0m loan encumbering the portfolio with proceeds from a new unsecured credit facility, it said.
The co-owners may authorize the manager to maintain a common bank account to deposit rents and pay expenses, prepare statements, obtain insurance and negotiate modifications to the terms of any debt encumbering the property (subject to the owners' approval).
While skiers themselves almost never appear in his photographs (many of which are taken during the off-season), skiing's encumbering infrastructure is everywhere.
Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC, has arranged a loan secured by a 1st mortgage in the amount of $2,000,000 encumbering a property located at 2075 Haviland Avenue in the Castle Hill neighborhood of the Bronx, NY.