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real estate

Real Estate

land and improvements in the United States, property that consists of land and anything attached to it, for example, trees and buildings.

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Definitions of ’real estate’ and meaning of ’real estate’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’real estate’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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