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Real Estate Basics

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQDyPx3TOKhs-f2Y6-Cye0Uv6rRV6I9rEH-qus7RCpereKL-tOmoAThe term real estate is used to refer to any property, which is permanently attached to land such as buildings and houses. Most people refer to it as real property but there are situations wherein the term real estate is used for the land and the building together while real property refers to the ownership rights of the land itself. On the other hand, the word real is used to categorize these properties as things as opposed to people. Records show that the idea of real estate can be traced as far back as 1666. With the idea of personal property becoming more widespread, real estate has become a major area of business in the United States. In fact, economists claim that the reason for the recent economic slump is due to the lower revenue generated by this industry. Most people land and buildings as an investment. Our investment experience shows land in the ultimate investment, while buildings tend to depreciate after 10-20 years. Continue reading