Vintage Real Estate (VRE) is a private investment firm founded by Fred Sands and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The company typically buys underperforming shopping centers and renovates them. Fred C. Sands is a business executive, investor, and Chairman of Vintage Real Estate and Vintage Fund Management. Sands started his career in the residential real estate business and was the Chairman and sole shareholder of Fred Sands Realtors, a large California-based real estate and financial services company.
This practical guide to understanding real estate law meets all Ohio state education standards for the required state course, and provides users with a reliable set of rules and concepts for a professional understanding of the material. Although Ohio State specific, the content fully discusses federal laws as well. Actual case briefs provide real-world relevance so user can easily retain chapter content.
Real estate activity across national boundaries (investment,development and asset management) is firmly established as a majorcomponent of global economic activity. International RealEstate provides the understanding of real estate strategies andtransactions that cross national boundaries. Internationalorganizations lament the narrow perspective of professionals in thereal estate field, which stems from training that takes a parochialrather than international view of the practices and processes ofreal estate markets. This book takes an explicitly international perspective to thedecision-making process leading to final accept or reject investment decisions. It will be the first to adopt aninstitutional approach that directly addresses the problems of howto identify and avoid the main pitfalls of cross-border investmentin real estate. The key to understanding international real estatecomes from understanding the impact on investment and managementdecisions of differences in the formal and informal rules of thegame . The authors define the key feature of international realestate as the institutions that frame, facilitate or impedeinvestment in land and buildings across national boundaries.
Highly practical in focus, this new edition continues to be one of the most current texts-- now completely updated to include expanded coverage of institutional and non-institutional lenders, a variety of mortgage instruments, customary buyer and seller closing costs, Internet-related resources, and much more. Each chapter is self-contained allowing users to address topics of immediate interest and application. Many individuals found the complete glossary and section on the use and application of the financial calculator to solve real estate math problems to be most beneficial.
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; and expert cost-cutting tips and moneymaking strategies.
Real estate math ESSENTIALS that really ADD up! Interested in becoming a real estate agent but you´re not a math whiz? Are you a real estate investor looking for investment analysis techniques? No problem! Understand and handle real estate transactions and analysis with confidence using this well-organized guide. Real Estate Math Demystified will provide you with the knowledge to analyze real estate from a variety of perspectives, including that of the buyer, seller, lender, and appraiser.You´ll start with an overview of basic math principles to refresh your memory and improve your overall math proficiency. More challenging material will help you obtain your broker´s license and prepare for actual real estate practice and investment. Other topics covered include commissions, mortgages, calculations, appreciation and depreciation, property taxes, appraisal methods, and much more. This fast and easy guide offers:An explanation of the importance and use of Time Value of MoneyExercises for calculating mortgage paymentsVarious methods for appraising propertyBreakdowns of closing statements from purchase/sale transactionsDiscussions of various lease scenarios and rent typesReal estate investment and cash flow analysisDrawings and tables to enhance understanding of required real estate math calculationsSimple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for a more advanced student, this book is your shortcut to success in the lucrative field of real estate.
Clear, concise, and current, REAL ESTATE LAW, 9th Edition, combines practical legal examples with theory and case law to provide a comprehensive picture of the field. Rather than using a state-specific format, the book covers real estate law generally, offering discussions, short case summaries, longer teaching cases, exhibits, and practical applications that help you spot the issues, apply legal principles to realistic situations, and recognize when to consult an attorney. Coverage of ethical concerns and public policy matters helps you understand key issues relating to real estate law.