Real Estate

DailyFinance  Sep 19  Comment 
TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) (“TSL” or “the Company") announced today that Joshua Easterly, the Company's Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, is scheduled to present at the JMP Securities...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 19  Comment 
By Markos Kaminis: Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) reported some good news recently that I believe supports the case for the stock. The favorable benefits reach beyond shareholders, though, to serve the entire real estate sector in my opinion. And in...
DailyFinance  Sep 19  Comment 
Terrafina (“Terrafina”) (BMV:TERRA13), a leading Mexican industrial real estate investment trust (“FIBRA”), externally advised by Prudential Real Estate Investors and dedicated to the acquisition, development, lease ...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 19  Comment 
 The Real Estate (Development and Regulation) Bill will not seek to strangulate the sector, Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday. The...
The Times of India  Sep 19  Comment 
With an aim to attract greater foreign and domestic investments into real estate, Sebi toay said it will soon notify norms for creation and listing of business trusts for this key sector.
DailyFinance  Sep 18  Comment 
Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE:HTS) (“Hatteras” or the “Company”) today announced it is scheduled to make a presentation at the JMP Securities Financial Services and Real Estate Conference in New York City on Tuesday,...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 18  Comment 
IIM Bangalore (IIMB) through its CRERI (Real Estate Research Initiative) is launching a pilot project to enhance transparency in property pricing in Bangalore. To alleviate a key sou...
MarketWatch  Sep 18  Comment 
U.S. households and nonprofits added $1.4 trillion in net worth in the second quarter due to continued higher prices for stocks and real estate, according to Federal Reserve data released Thursday The gain in net worth to $81.5 trillion was driven...  Sep 18  Comment 
UNIPROF Real Estate Holding AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution UNIPROF Real Estate Holding AG 18.09.2014 12:36 Dissemination of a Voting...


Real Estate includes land (measured in area), and any residential, commercial property built upon it.

Its value is usually based on the area and individual value of the types of assets (homes, buildings, parks, schools, even office cubicles) that are accommodated in that area along with the immediate surroundings (access to transportation, business opportunities and several other factors).

The term "real estate" refers to the land and fixtures together, as opposed to "real property" which refers to ownership rights of the land and anything affixed to it.

Many laws are based on distinguishing between "real" property (land and anything affixed to it) and "personal" property (everything else, e.g. clothing, furniture, money).

With the legal protection associated with private property ownership, real estate has become a major area of business.

Real estate can be a desirable investment vehicle, however there are risks associated with it which must be thoroughly researched, understood and taken into account. Like any other investment, real estate should not dominate a portfolio.

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