Improvement to Real Property Law and Legal Definition

Improvement to real property means "a permanent addition to or betterment of real property that enhances its capital value and that involves the expenditure of labor or money and is designed to make the property more useful or valuable as distinguished from ordinary repairs." Integrity Floorcovering, Inc. v. Broan-Nutone, LLC, 521 F.3d 914, 917-918 (8th Cir. Minn. 2008)