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From abandonment to zoning, and over 2,800 terms in between, The Language of Real Estate has every term that real estate professionals need. This industry best-seller is a must-have for all students, practitioners, and educators.

More than 2,800 terms offer students or professionals comprehensive definitions as they come across unfamiliar phrases
Appendix boasts over 350 commonly used abbreviations
Subject classification index lists terms by topic
Web site directory

Main Text Contents
Subject Classification of Terms
A-Z Definitions
Main Text Contents
Subject Classification of Terms
A-Z Definitions
Appendix A: Organizations
Appendix B: Designations
Appendix C: Abbreviations of Terms
Appendix D: List of Laws
Appendix E: English-Spanish Key Terms
Appendix F: Spanish-English Key Terms
Appendix G: Construction Diagrams

Audio CD Contents
CD 1: The Language of Agency and Brokerage
The Language of Property Ownership and Transfer
The Language of Real Estate Law and Contracts
The Language of Deeds and Encumbrances

CD 2: The Language of Titles, Land-Use Controls, and Legal Descriptions
The Language of Finance and Federal Regulations
The Language of Appraising and Property Management
“False Friends”

About the Authors:
John W. Reilly, DREI, has been a member of the New York, California, Hawaii, and Federal Bars, as well as a REALTOR® and a licensed real estate broker in Hawaii and California. He previously was an adjunct professor of real estate law and licensed real estate instructor for both salesperson and broker classes. Mr. Reilly has served as educational consultant to Hawaii’s Real Estate Commission and as the real estate testing consultant to Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP). He is author of the leading text on agency, Agency Relationships in Real Estate, and is co-author of the book Questions and Answers to Help You Pass the Real Estate Exam.

Marie S. Spodek, DREI, contributing editor, is a nationally recognized real estate educator, speaker, and trainer. A popular real estate columnist for several years, she is the author of Environmental Issues in Your Real Estate Practice, a consulting editor for Property Management, co-author of Manufactured and Modular Housing and Insurance for Consumer Protection: What Every Agent Should Know, and editorial project consultant for Dearborn’s Real Estate Basics and Exam Preps.

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