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.
Gain a solid understanding of the role of todays real estate paralegal and the intricacies of real estate law and transactions using PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW, 7th edition. This comprehensive resource provides students with clear explanations to help you understand the complexities of real estate law. The books case-based approach explains legal principles using practical applications and the most current examples. Updates throughout this edition clarify the latest rulings and industry regulations, while case summaries illustrate how legal principles operate in todays world. New case problems and assignments offer practice in reading and analyzing case material. Meaningful discussions, checklists and well-illustrated forms guide students through all areas of modern real estate practice with an emphasis on important ethical concerns. Students develop a solid understanding of transactional real estate--from real estate contracts and brokerage relationships to surveys, title insurance, taxation and real estate finance as they relate to both residential and commercial processes.
A comprehensive guide to the business of Real Estate, which gives insider realtor tips from an award-winning 30-year professional real estate agent and personal motivator, Carmela Zita Kapeleris. The book is ideal for buyers, sellers, and novice as well as pro realtors and business professionals in general. Fifty chapters of insider tips.
What is an ´´appraisal report´´ for? Who has the right to claim ´´eminent domain´´? Find out about these particular real estatebased terms and more using this comprehensive 6 page study guide. It´s a must for any home seller, buyer, broker, or agent! Each page features dozens of terms and their definitionsall alphabetized and divided into different categories for easy access; full-color images spotlighting certain terms are also included.
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.
Benjamin Franklin wanted to make a difference for everyone.´´That´s exactly what this book does!´´This book contains dozens of profitable deals done in the worst economy since The Great Depression.Learn Why:-You´re over-financed house is an asset.-Appraisals are the worse way to determine value of your houses.-A bankrupt person can easily buy a house.-Real Estate is the best investment of all time.-Recessions are good for our economy.Learn How To:-Get employees that don´t cost you a dime.-Have a zero overhead commercial complex.-Bring your teenagers into your business happily.-Sell your over-financed house for a profit FAST.-Put your children/grandchildren thru college without needing Grants, Scholarships, or Student Loans.Discover the SECRETS of buying real estate without the need for your money, credit, or lender. More importantly, have the property SOLD before you BUY it.
Real Estate Economics: A Point to Point Handbook introduces the main tools and concepts of real estate (RE) economics. It covers areas such as the relation between RE and the macro-economy, RE finance, investment appraisal, taxation, demand and supply, development, market dynamics and price bubbles, and price estimation. It balances housing economics with commercial property economics, and pays particular attention to the issue of property dynamics and bubbles - something very topical in the aftermath of the US house-price collapse that precipitated the global crisis of 2008. This textbook takes an international approach and introduces the student to the necessary ´´toolbox´´ of models required in order to properly understand the mechanics of real estate.It combines theory, technique, real-life cases, and practical examples, so that in the end the student is able to: - read and understand the majority of RE papers published in peer-reviewed journals - make sense of the RE market (or markets) - contributepositively to the preparation of economic analyses of RE assets and markets soon after joining any company or other organization involved in RE investing, appraisal, management, policy, or research. The book should be particularly useful to third-year students of economics who may take up RE or urban economics as an optional course, postgraduate economics students who want to specialize in RE economics, graduates of management, business administration, civil engineering, planning, and law, who are interested in RE; in addition to RE practitioners, and students reading for RE-related professional qualifications´´--