The Closing Word: Conterminous

Image of Closing Word IconThis week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you how to specifically implement it in business. A well-spoken, intelligent agent inspires confidence with clients and colleagues alike.

This week’s closing word: conterminous

Pronounced: (kuhn-TUHR-muh-nuhs)


1. Sharing a common boundary.
2. Confined within one common boundary.
3. Having the same area, context, or meaning.


“The property line is conterminous with a Federally protected wetland area, so be aware there may be restrictions on what you’ll be able to do in terms of improvements and landscaping.”

“Efforts around curb appeal and staging are often considered to be conterminous, as they both focus on improving the home’s appearance to prospective buyers.”

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