Real Estate Terminology

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    Here are three reasons to consider investing in multi-family real estate as opposed ...
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    Sellers hoping to get multiple bids need more than a great location. It's going to ...
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    Discover several factors that should keep U.S. homebuying activity strong even if ...
  2. The 5 Best Alternatives to Zillow & Trulia

    Understand the online real estate industry and how Zillow and Trulia are industry ...
  3. 3 Hotel REITs that Outperformed the Market

    There are quite a few REITs that own and operate a collection of hotels and other ...
  4. The Logic Behind Sears' REIT (SHLD, SRG)

    Learn what strategy Sears employed with the divestment of its 266 real estate properties ...
  5. Commercial Real Estate: How it Works

    The ins and outs of what commercial real estate companies do.
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    If you want to get on the REIT money train, then you better hurry up. However, the ...
  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 ...
  4. What is the difference between adjusted and regular funds from operations?

    Understand a REIT's regular funds from operations and its adjusted funds from operations. Learn what each is used to measure ...
Hot Definitions
  1. GBP

    The abbreviation for the British pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories ...
  2. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  3. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  4. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  5. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
  6. Brexit

    The Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit" that mirrors the term Grexit, refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal ...
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