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re·al estate

 (rē′əl, rēl)
Land, including the resources in and on it, and the buildings and permanent fixtures attached to it.

re′al-es·tate′ adj.

real estate

(Law) another term for real property

re′al estate`

1. property, esp. in land.
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Noun1.real estate - property consisting of houses and landreal estate - property consisting of houses and land
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
land - the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"
dead hand, mortmain - real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)
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(riəl) adjective
1. which actually exists. There's a real monster in that cave.
2. not imitation; genuine. real leather; Is that diamond real?
3. actual. He may own the factory, but it's his manager who is the real boss.
4. great. a real surprise/problem.
(especially American) very; really. a real nice house.
ˈrealist noun
a person who sees, or claims to see, life as it is, without being affected by emotion etc.
ˈrealism noun
ˌreaˈlistic adjective
(negative unrealistic).
1. showing things as they really are. a realistic painting.
2. taking a sensible, practical view of life. I'd like to think we'd sell five of these a day, but it would be more realistic to say two.
ˌreaˈlistically adverb
reality (riˈӕləti) noun
1. that which is real and not imaginary. It was a relief to get back to reality after hearing the ghost story.
2. the state of being real.
3. (often in plural reˈalities) a fact. Death and sorrow are two of the grim realities of human existence.
ˈreally adverb
1. in fact. He looks a fool but he is really very clever.
2. very. That's a really nice hat!
an expression of surprise, protest, doubt etc. `I'm going to be the next manager.' `Oh really?'; Really! You mustn't be so rude!
real estate
(the buying and selling of) land and houses.
for real
(especially American) genuine; true. He says he's got a new bike, but I don't know if that's for real.
in reality
really; actually. He pretends to be busy, but in reality he has very little to do.
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But the April numbers had dropped from April 2016 because the inventory, or supply of homes for sale, is down from a year ago, while buyer demand has strengthened.
It means they could not afford ANY of the 1,622 homes for sale in Brighton, for example, a survey by the charity Shelter found.
released its Housing Trends Report with data through mid-March, and the numbers show there is a real shortage of homes for sale that is driving up home prices.
The study of 11 major markets found local real estate brokerage websites give consumers the most complete, accurate and timely information about homes for sale than two national portals, Trulia and Zillow, which operate almost exclusively online.
A TOP seaside spot has more of its homes for sale than anywhere in Britain.
Summary: House prices have risen for the fourth month in a row as the market continues to be boosted by a shortage of homes for sale.
It completes the first phase of 68 new homes for sale and rent on the West Lane site.
Although builders significantly stepped up the number of new homes under construction in the first quarter of 2006, their current efforts could produce more homes for sale while the supply of 'affordable' homes for sale and rental from housing associations falls.
2% of all new homes for sale in February, the lowest level ever recorded.
The rebound was attributable to a surge in starts on homes for rent more than offsetting declines in starts on homes for sale and owner-occupied homes.