Real Estate Handbook

ISBN-10: 0764165615

ISBN-13: 9780764165610

Edition: 8th 2013 (Revised)

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This comprehensive reference book has been updated to reflect the country's gradually recovering real estate market. It covers virtually every aspect of buying and selling, understanding mortgages, analyzing real estate investment opportunities, getting and understanding appraisal reports, and more. The book's most important features include--An up-to-date summary of federal real estate legislation and regulationsAn overview and general description of careers in real estateA 400-plus-page real estate glossary with A-to-Z short-entry definitions of real estate terms, financing terms, house styles and parts, and real estate organizationsAn extensive set of tables that show monthly mortgage payment figures calculated across a wide range of annual interest ratesFacsimile real estate forms and worksheets to familiarize potential buyers with the paperwork involved in getting a mortgage and purchasing real estateHere in one volume is a compendium of facts, figures, and general information that covers virtually every aspect of today's real estate industry. Features hundreds of charts, tables, and line illustrations.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Barry A. Diskin, Ph.D., MAI, is a full professor on the Real Estate Faculty of the College of Business, Florida State University. He is also a real estate consultant active in both the public and private sectors.

The Past and Future Outlook for Housing Markets in the United States
Home Buyers Guide
Home Sellers Guide
Median Sales Prices of Existing Single-Family Homes for Metropolitan Areas, 2004-2011
Analyzing Real Estate Investment Opportunities
Federal Legislation and Regulations Affecting Real Estate
Careers in Real Estate
Real Estate Appraisal and Appraisal Review
Glossary of Real Estate Terms
Real Estate-Related Web Sites
Monthly Amortizing Mortgage Payments
Loan Progress Tables (Remaining Balance per $1,000 Original Loan)
Discount Point Tables (Effective Annual Interest Rates on Loan Held to Maturity)
Depreciation Rates
The Tax Reform Act of 1986
Proration Percentages
Parts of a House
Selected Construction Terms
Measurement Tables
English System
Metric System
Equivalents Between English and Metric Systems
Mathematical Formulas
Real Estate Forms and Worksheets
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