Real Estate Terminology

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  1. What's the difference between short sales and foreclosures?

    Understand the difference between a short sale and a foreclosure; both result in the loss of a home, either through a sale ...
  2. What is the difference between a REIT and a master limited partnership

    While both are prized for their dividends by income investors, there are notable differences between REITs and master limited ...
  3. How is market value determined in the real estate market?

    Learn how fair market value is determined during a real estate appraisal and how market values are really decided by professional ...
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Hot Definitions
  1. Glass-Steagall Act

    An act the U.S. Congress passed in 1933 as the Banking Act, which prohibited commercial banks from participating in the investment ...
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  3. Bond Ladder

    A portfolio of fixed-income securities in which each security has a significantly different maturity date. The purpose of ...
  4. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
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    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  6. Cyclical Stock

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