Dictionary of real estate

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Everything you need to quickly acquire a solid working knowledge of more than 3,000 essential real estate terms

In real estate, as in any type of business, an undefined term at a critical moment can equal a missed opportunity, or worse. That's why you need a reliable, up-to-date resource that gives you instant access to definitions of every important term you're likely to encounter in the course of doing business. That's why you need the Dictionary of Real Estate.

Accessible, practical, and easy to use, it defines more than 3,000 essential commercial and residential real estate terms from the areas of appraisals, escrow, investment, finance, accounting, law, agency and ethics, construction and architecture, property management, marketing, computers and software, and more. When you look it up in the Dictionary of Real Estate, you get everything you need to quickly acquire a solid working knowledge of the term in question, including:
* Detailed, thoroughly cross-referenced definitions in plain English
* Practical examples and real-world applications
* Up-to-date coverage of the latest techniques and approaches
* Documents, charts, tables, and graphs
* Professional-quality diagrams, illustrations, and line drawings
* Fully worked formulas and equations
* Expert cost-cutting tips and moneymaking strategies


Supplying you with more definitions, examples, illustrations, and practical examples than any other professional resource in the field, the Dictionary of Real Estate is one investment you simply can't afford to pass up.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
31
Section 3
49
Section 4
79
Section 5
97
Section 6
109
Section 7
125
Section 8
133
Section 14
189
Section 15
199
Section 16
207
Section 17
215
Section 18
225
Section 19
230
Section 20
249
Section 21
269

Section 9
141
Section 10
153
Section 11
157
Section 12
159
Section 13
173
Section 22
281
Section 23
287
Section 24
291
Section 25
297
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About the author (1996)

JAE K. SHIM, PhD, is a California real estate broker who also runs a Department of Real Estate-approved school called The National Business Review Foundation.

JOEL G. SIEGEL, PhD, CPA, is Professor of Accounting and Finance at Queens College. He specializes in real estate accounting and finance. Dr. Siegel is also a former chairperson of the National Oversight Board.

STEPHEN W. HARTMAN, PhD, is a Professor of Management at New York Institute of Technology and a consultant to business, government, and the military. Dr. Hartman has been a real estate salesperson in Florida and New York.

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