real estate

  

Definition

Land and anything fixed, immovable, or permanently attached to it such as appurtenances, buildings, fences, fixtures, improvements, roads, shrubs and trees (but not growing crops), sewers, structures, utility systems, and walls. Title to real estate normally includes title to air rights, mineral rights, and surface rights which can be bought, leased, sold, or transferred together or separately. Also called real property or realty.

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  • If you are looking for a safe investment then a good rule of thumb is to go with real estate because people will always want it.

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  • I wanted to enter the real estate business but I realized buying foreclosures seemed like the most profitable way to do so.

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  • Ever since I was a child, I was always taught to believe that real estate was the best thing that I could possibly invest in.

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