Real Estate Law

Author: Peter E. Smirniotopoulos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317650158
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Unlike existing textbooks written for law students on specific subjects impacting real estate transactions, Real Estate Law: Fundamentals for The Development Process uses "The Development Process" as a framework for understanding how the U.S. legal system regulates, facilitates, and generally impacts real estate transactions and their outcomes. This book not only addresses the nature of specific legal issues directly relating to real estate transactions but also how those issues may best be identified and addressed in advance. This book breaks down the myriad of laws influencing the selection, acquisition, development, financing, ownership, and management of real estate, and presents them in context. Readers of Real Estate Law will gain a practical understanding, from the perspective of a real property developer or real estate executive, investor, or lender, of: how to identify potential legal issues before they arise; when to involve a real estate attorney; how to select an attorney with the appropriate, relevant experience; and how to efficiently and economically engage and manage legal counsel in addressing real estate issues. Written as a graduate-level text book, Real Estate Law comes with numerous useful features including a glossary of terms, chapter summaries, discussion questions, further reading, and a companion website with instructor resources. It is a resource of great value to real estate and finance professionals, both with and without law degrees, engaged in one aspect or another of real estate development and finance, who want to become more conversant in the legal issues impacting these transactions.

Real Estate Education Throughout The World Past Present And Future

Author: Karl-Werner Schulte
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 146150869X
Size: 58.46 MB
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In recent years, growing attention has been focussed on real estate education. The objective of Real Estate Education Throughout The World: Past, Present and Future is to document the current status and perspectives of real estate education and the underlying research throughout the world. The intent is to inform students, academics and practitioners about the situation in the widest possible range of countries and to provide a foundation for the future of the real estate discipline. The structure of this monograph follows the organisation of the world-wide network of real estate societies. In Part 1, Stephen E. Roulac sets the framework for the other contributions. Part 2 contains 20 chapters that examine real estate education in Europe. Part 3 consists of two articles covering North America. Part 4 includes two chapters dealing with Latin America. In Part 5, 8 countries in Asia are examined. Part 6 contains two chapters covering the Pacific Rim. Finally, Part 7 focuses on Africa. This collection of papers is unique, in the sense that 50 authors have contributed to the monograph and 37 countries or regions in total are covered. The editor does not know of any comparable book.

Construction Funding

Author: Nathan S. Collier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470037318
Size: 29.93 MB
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The Fourth Edition of the classic Construction Funding acquaints professionals and students alike with the critical tools needed for developing any successful real estate venture. Using a case example of an actual apartment development, Construction Funding walks the reader through each phase of the project, offering invaluable guidance on selecting markets, rating sites, choosing construction professionals, raising capital, understanding financing options, and mastering cash flow management.

Fundamentals Of Real Estate Appraisal

Author: William L. Ventolo
Publisher: Dearborn Real Estate
ISBN: 9780793142705
Size: 79.11 MB
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Fundamentals of Real Estate Appraisal, 8th Edition contains all the tools you need to understand today's ever-changing appraisal marketplace. The book includes: An Internet Appendix containing Web site addresses useful for all appraisers; Free Appraise-It software for hands- on practice filling out electronic appraisal forms; and over 65 exercises and 15 Achievement exams to test your appraisal knowledge. Pass your exam the first time with this study guide designed specifically for the appraisal licensing exam.

The Fundamentals Of Municipal Bonds

Author: Neil O'Hara
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470903384
Size: 45.50 MB
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The definitive new edition of the most trusted book on municipalbonds As of the end of 1998, municipal bonds, issued by state or localgovernments to finance public works programs, such as the buildingof schools, streets, and electrical grids, totaled almost $1.5trillion in outstanding debt, a number that has only increased overtime. The market for these bonds is comprised of many types ofprofessionals—investment bankers, underwriters, traders,analysts, attorneys, rating agencies, brokers, andregulators—who are paid interest and principal according to afixed schedule. Intended for investment professionals interested inhow US municipal bonds work, The Fundamentals of MunicipalBonds, Sixth Edition explains the bond contract and recentchanges in this market, providing investors with the informationand tools they need to make bonds reliable parts of theirportfolios. The market is very different from when the fifth edition waspublished more than ten years ago, and this revision reassertsFundamentals of Municipal Bonds as the preeminent text inthe field Explores the basics of municipal securities, including theissuers, the primary market, and the secondary market Key areas, such as investing in bonds, credit analysis,interest rates, and regulatory and disclosure requirements, arecovered in detail This revised edition includes appendixes, a glossary, and alist of financial products related to applying the fundamentals ofmunicipal bonds An official book of the Securities Industry and FinancialMarkets Association (SIFMA) With today's financial market in recovery and still highlyvolatile, investors are looking for a safe and steady way to growtheir money without having to invest in stocks. The bond market hasalways been a safe haven, although confusing new bonds and bondfunds make it increasingly difficult for unfamiliar investors todecide on the most suitable fixed income investments.