Movable property Movable property, as opposed to real property, personal property are all those held in rooms that are portable, but you do not normally carry. This includes but is not limited to ornaments of a house. The law includes various objects within this definition depending on the branch you are working. Thus, in civil law are not regarded as movables are those that naturally stick to the floor or other surfaces (sinks, tiles, flagstones, etc.) while they are considered chattels if professional law (for example, may indeed be the subject of theft) .