Real estate: adventures, principles, and practices
Joseph W. DeCarlo, CPM, GRI, RECI, MBA, a well-known real estate/property management professional & college professor in Southern California has written an innovative book on real estate. REAL ESTATE, ADVENTURES, PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES is an introduction to the real estate field written in novel format. Following the career of his fictional heroine, Megan, we are led through her new career in an entertaining & informative style. We share the gutsy heroine's frustrations & successes as she negotiates the intricacies of her new profession. Beginning with Megan's initial interest in pursuing a career as a real estate sales agent, we experience the process with her as she completes her first sale. REAL ESTATE: ADVENTURES, PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES is a comprehensive novel & Megan soon moves on to more complex transactions. The reader is exposed to appraisal, financing, installment sales, exchanges, landlord/tenant law & taxation. A true "Romance Novel" for the 90s, we share Megan's professional trials & triumphs, as well as her developing personal relationships. Each chapter of this entertaining novel covers an area of the real estate industry in a comprehensive, yet easy to understand format. Footnotes at the end of each chapter provide further clarification to the subjects discussed in that particular chapter. For anyone interested in the potential & possibilities that await them in this challenging & rewarding field, this book is a definite "must read."
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Appendix A Glossary of Real Estate Terms
Appendix B Index
Additional Real Estate Reference Sources
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