Real Estate

Real estate is "Property consisting of land and the buildings on it, along with its natural resources such as crops, minerals, or water; immovable property of this nature; an interest vested in this; (also) an item of real property; (more generally) buildings or housing in general. Also: the business of real estate; the profession of buying, selling, or renting land, buildings or housing."

It is a legal term used in jurisdictions such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Read more about Real Estate:  Etymology, Business Sector, Residential Real Estate, Market Sector Value, Mortgages in Real Estate

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