Real estate

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WA Business News  Jun 7  Comment 
Perth house prices declined slightly last month, but are still up 1.1 per cent since February, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia.
WA Business News  Jun 7  Comment 
The Times of India  Jun 7  Comment 
The government on Wednesday promulgated an Ordinance to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) and treat home buyers in ailing real estate companies on a par with banks in the resolution process.
MarketWatch  Jun 6  Comment 
Legendary real estate investor Sam Zell addressed a real-estate investment trust conference in a freewheeling conversation that’s been cleaned up for public consumption here.
Reuters  Jun 6  Comment 
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) are among the top five real estate investors in the world, a research report said, a sign of gulf sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) growing their alternate investments portfolio.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 6  Comment 
Ascendas-Firstspace to execute the investment strategy for the programme
The Economic Times  Jun 6  Comment 
​​China Southern Airlines closed up 5.1 per cent, leading the rise in transport sector.
The Economic Times  Jun 6  Comment 
The Nifty Realty index was trading 1.51 per cent up at 283 around 10:25 am.
Insurance Journal  Jun 6  Comment 
Coalition, a technology-enabled cyber insurance provider, has launched a new cyber insurance offering specifically designed to address emerging risks, such as the internet of things (IoT), facing real estate developers, property managers, and...




 

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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