What Is the Meaning of Chattel?


Chattels are personal property and are of two types. Real chattels are buildings and fixtures and personal chattels are clothes, furniture or private property that is movable. In real estate transactions for the sale of homes, it usually includes the stove, television aerial, carpets, blinds, curtains, drapes and light fittings.
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Law. a movable article of personal property.
any article of tangible property other than land, buildings, and other things annexed to land.
a slave.
Source: Dictionary.com
The word chattel refers in general to personal property or possessions. The legal definition refers to it as portable property of movable nature that excludes real estate.
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