actual market value


actual market value
In custom laws, the price at which merchandise is freely offered for sale to all purchasers; the price which the manufacturer or owner would have received for merchandise, sold in the ordinary course of trade in the usual wholesale quantities.
See also market value

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • actual cash value — n 1: the cost of replacing or repairing damaged property less any applicable depreciation 2: fair market value Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • actual cash value — The price in cash obtainable in a fair market. The fair cash value. Birmingham Fire Ins. Co. v Pulver, 126 Ill 329, 18 NE 804. Cost of reproduction less depreciation, although important evidence of value, is not an exclusive test of actual cash… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • market value — The price property would command in the open market. The highest price a willing buyer would pay and a willing seller accept, both being fully informed, and the property being exposed for a reasonable period of time. The market value may be… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Market value — For values of entire markets, see Market size. Market value is the price at which an asset would trade in a competitive auction setting. Market value is often used interchangeably with open market value, fair value or fair market value, although… …   Wikipedia

  • market value — The price for which an article is bought and sold in the ordinary course of business. 22 Am J2d Damg § 146. The price which would be agreed upon at a voluntary sale between an owner willing to sell and a purchaser willing to buy. 27 Am J2d Em D § …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fair market value — Actual value or value in money. Re Patton, 227 Wis 407, 278 NW 866, 117 ALR 140. That which property will sell for as between one who wants to purchase and one who wants to sell; in the absence of a ready market and a market price, a constructive …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Fair market value — (FMV) is a term in both law and accounting that is based on the economics term of market value. It is also a common basis for assessing damages to be awarded for the loss of or damage to the property, generally in a claim under tort or a contract …   Wikipedia

  • fair market value — The amount at which property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or sell and both having reasonable knowledge of the relevant facts. By fair market value is meant the price in …   Black's law dictionary

  • value — val·ue 1 / val yü/ n 1 a: a fair return or equivalent in goods, services, or money for something exchanged received good value for the price b: valuable consideration at consideration …   Law dictionary

  • actual — ac·tu·al adj: existing in fact or reality compare constructive ac·tual·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary


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