Real Estate Terminology

  1. Real Estate: A Quick Guide to Kansas City

    Explore the Kansas City real estate market and how it has changed since 2011, and ...
  2. Average Closing Costs in Washington (WA): A Homebuyer's ...

    Learn about closing costs relating to the purchase of property in Washington, as ...
  3. Real Estate: A Quick Guide to Miami

    Learn about Miami's real estate market and how it has changed since 2011; explore ...
  4. Real Estate: A Quick Guide to Memphis

    Explore the Memphis real estate market and how it has changed since 2011, and identify ...
  5. Real Estate: A Quick Guide to Houston

    Learn how the Houston real estate market has changed since 2011, and identify the ...
  6. 3 Reasons to Invest in Multi-family Real Estate

    Here are three reasons to consider investing in multi-family real estate as opposed ...
  1. The 5 Best Alternatives to Zillow & Trulia

    Understand the online real estate industry and how Zillow and Trulia are industry ...
  2. 3 Hotel REITs that Outperformed the Market

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

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

    The ins and outs of what commercial real estate companies do.
  5. Why These Could Be 2015's 10 Best REITs (AHH, ...

    If you want to get on the REIT money train, then you better hurry up. However, the ...
  6. Give Yourself More Options With Real Estate Options ...

    Real estate options have many benefits, including a smaller initial capital requirement.
  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. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  2. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  3. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  4. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  5. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  6. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
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