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WA Business News  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Elders has announced plans to expand its real estate presence in the South West through the acquisition of Bunbury-based Southern Districts Estate Agency for an undisclosed sum.
The Economic Times  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Companies from capital intensive sectors such as infrastructure, power and real estate are still exploring the option of QIPs, but there are no investors at their current valuations, said a banker.
Forbes  11 hrs ago  Comment 
The ultra high-end American real estate market is already getting a tailwind from the "Trump Effect" and a resurgence of high net worth Russian buyers, spurring cautious optimism among international real estate developers of a luxury "boom" in...
DailyFinance  Feb 21  Comment 
Filed under: Finance, Business, Companies Macy's released fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday, beating slightly on sales and earnings. The retailer posted adjusted earnings of $2.02 per share, higher than the $1.96 per share expected by...
Forbes  Feb 21  Comment 
Just a few months ago, PeerStreet announced that it nabbed $15M investment from the legendary Andreessen Horowitz and other notable investors. Although operating in a crowded market, the company stood out among competitors because of its fast...
Forbes  Feb 21  Comment 
College towns can be a great place to invest in real estate if you do your homework.
New York Times  Feb 20  Comment 
That prospect has real estate agents, money managers and luxury goods purveyors excited for a potential business windfall, of the sort often seen in Silicon Valley.
newratings.com  Feb 20  Comment 
Wacker Neuson SE: Wacker Neuson SE sounding out market interest in a real estate company held by the Group DGAP-Ad-hoc: Wacker Neuson SE / Key word(s): Strategic Company Decision/Real Estate Wacker Neuson SE: Wacker Neuson SE sounding out market...
DailyFinance  Feb 19  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity, Celebrity Relationship Looks like "Flip or Flop" star Tarek El Moussa is flying solo when it comes to his real estate business. TMZ got their hands on one of his flyers circulating southern California,...




 

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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