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The Millionaire Real Estate Agent, Revised and Updated Edition

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent, Revised and Updated Edition

Author: Gary Keller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/2019

Commercial Property Valuation Methods and Case Studies

Commercial Property Valuation Methods and Case Studies

Author: Giacomo Morri, Paolo Benedetto Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/07/2019

A practical guide to the best approaches for commercial real estate value assessment Commercial Property Valuation provides a comprehensive examination of principles and methods of determining the accurate value of commercial assets. This invaluable resource covers all key elements of commercial property valuation, including valuation queries, real estate report structure, market analysis, capitalization and discount rates estimation, and more. This book details the economic characteristics unique to commercial property and illustrates property-specific risk factors and mitigation strategies. Drawing from years of professional and academic experience, the authors provide accurate information on multiple valuation approaches suitable for commercial real estate such as sales comparison, income capitalization and residual land value. Favoring real-world practicality over complex formulas, this book provides a powerful set of tools to assist readers in selecting and applying the best valuation approach to various situations. Actual case studies of office buildings, hotels, high street retails, and residential developments allow readers to understand and apply appropriate valuation methodologies. Commercial property is a major investment class that offers abundant opportunities but poses unique risks. Thorough and inclusive knowledge is essential to success in this complex and competitive sector of real estate. This book provides expert coverage of critical topics allowing readers to: Identify the unique economic characteristics and potential risks of commercial real estate valuation and investment Focus on methods specific to commercial real estate valuation Learn how to select and apply the appropriate valuation method in a variety of scenarios Access sample Excel spreadsheets and ancillary online resources including slides and useful Internet links Commercial Property Valuation is an essential resource for investors, appraisers, consultants, accountants, and students in real estate courses.

Managing Energy From the Top Down Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

Managing Energy From the Top Down Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

Author: Christopher Russell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2019

Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately positioned to create wealth. Hard-nosed business leaders should appreciate the section with examples that show a strong financial case for energy improvements, including the save-or-buy criterion, the economic penalty for doing nothing, the break-even cost, and the budget for supporting design and analysis work.

Stamp Taxes 2019/20

Stamp Taxes 2019/20

Author: Ken Wright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2019

Stamp Taxes 2019/20 is a comprehensive and practical guide to all current UK stamp and land taxes: Stamp Duty, Stamp Duty Reserve Tax, and Stamp Duty Land Tax, together with commentary on Land and Buildings Transaction Tax and Land Transaction Tax. It explains the reasons behind many of the current rules by exploring the history and development of stamp taxes, whilst setting out the scope of each tax and explaining how they interact. It also includes chapters on both Land and Buildings Transaction Tax which applied to transactions over land situated in Scotland with effect from 1 April 2015 and Land Transaction Tax which applied to transactions over land situated in Wales with effect from 1 April 2018. This new edition has been fully updated for Finance Act 2019, and other recent developments, including the following: The introduction of a market value rule for both stamp duty and SDRT purposes on the transfer of listed securities to connected companies, and an update on the reform of stamp duty The reduction in the period allowed for the SDLT land transaction return to be filed, and any tax paid, which applies to transactions taking place on or after 1 March 2019 New forms SDLT 3 and 4 SDLT: Non-UK resident surcharge consultation Change in the time limit for claiming a repayment of SDLT for those who have paid the higher rate of SDLT, following the purchase of their new main residence, and who then subsequently sell their previous main residence. Commentary on the distinction between non-residential and residential property Land Buildings Transaction Tax - increase in the rate of the Additional Dwellings Supplement to 4%. Including numerous examples, with references to legislation, case law and HMRC guidance throughout, this is a practical handbook for those working in tax advisory firms and tax departments of corporate groups and other major investors in UK property and companies. It is also a useful study aid for students and trainees studying for membership of professional bodies.

Barron's Real Estate Licensing Exams with Online Digital Flashcards

Barron's Real Estate Licensing Exams with Online Digital Flashcards

Author: Jack P. Friedman, J. Bruce Lindeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

Barron's Real Estate Licensing Exams has been updated to provide the latest information in real estate finance, federal law and regulation, and appraisal license requirements. This edition features: Explanations of all aspects of real estate law and finance, including contracts, deeds, appraisals, brokerage, leasing, mortgages, federal regulation of Fair Housing, Truth-in-Lending, and environmental matters More than 1,600 practice questions similar to those found on licensing exams, including 9 model tests Answers and explanations for all questions An extensive glossary of real estate terms, including practical examples, from authors who are experienced brokers and teachers

Housing Reform and China's Real Estate Industry Review and Forecast

Housing Reform and China's Real Estate Industry Review and Forecast

Author: Pengfei Ni, Linhua Zou, Guangchun Gao, Xuemei Jiang Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/06/2019

This book provides an in-depth analysis of China's housing system and real-estate industry .The author weaves together the different elements of the real estate industry into a logically coherent whole, in which the relationship between the real-estate industry and the macroeconomy sets the background, the housing market forms the core, real estate finance makes up a necessary condition, public policy provides the guarantee and the housing system the foundation. The book constructs an analytical framework for the development of China's housing system that considers a comprehensive range of factors, highlights the most important issues, and is soundly structured, logical and clear. By applying this framework, the authors present an overview of the past, present and future of China's housing industry.

Real Estate in South Asia

Real Estate in South Asia

Author: Prashant (Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, Switzerland) Das Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2019

This book provides insights into commercial and residential real estate markets in one of the world's fastest growing regions: South Asia. Despite being the growth leader of the future, South Asia is among the least integrated regions with a large need for real estate-specific information and knowledge. Scholars and industry practitioners of a variety of backgrounds come together to provide pan-regional and country-specific insights into -amongst others- institutional, economic and real estate market characteristics, real-estate specific legislations, real estate financing, development and urban planning practices in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. A particular focus of the book is on topics such as the provision of affordable housing, sustainability, innovative office concepts such as coworking and the development of REIT markets in South Asia. This book integrates knowledge on real estate markets in and across South Asian countries by means of country profiles and case studies to provide industry professionals, policy makers and scholars with a fundamental understanding of characteristics, opportunities and challenges in the region. The book is intended for readers with interests in real estate development, finance and investment, urban planning and housing in South Asia. It is also suitable as reference textbook for undergraduate and graduate students in programs focusing on real estate, economic development, urban planning and public policy in South Asia and other emerging countries.

Real Estate in South Asia

Real Estate in South Asia

Author: Prashant (Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, Switzerland) Das Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2019

This book provides insights into commercial and residential real estate markets in one of the world's fastest growing regions: South Asia. Despite being the growth leader of the future, South Asia is among the least integrated regions with a large need for real estate-specific information and knowledge. Scholars and industry practitioners of a variety of backgrounds come together to provide pan-regional and country-specific insights into -amongst others- institutional, economic and real estate market characteristics, real-estate specific legislations, real estate financing, development and urban planning practices in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. A particular focus of the book is on topics such as the provision of affordable housing, sustainability, innovative office concepts such as coworking and the development of REIT markets in South Asia. This book integrates knowledge on real estate markets in and across South Asian countries by means of country profiles and case studies to provide industry professionals, policy makers and scholars with a fundamental understanding of characteristics, opportunities and challenges in the region. The book is intended for readers with interests in real estate development, finance and investment, urban planning and housing in South Asia. It is also suitable as reference textbook for undergraduate and graduate students in programs focusing on real estate, economic development, urban planning and public policy in South Asia and other emerging countries.

Your First 365 Days in Real Estate How to build a successful real estate business (starting with nothing)

Your First 365 Days in Real Estate How to build a successful real estate business (starting with nothing)

Author: Shelley Zavitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2019

Your successful career in real estate starts here! The first 365 days of working in real estate can be one of the most tumultuous times in your career - full of hard lessons, heart breaks and hard work. Just because you have a license, doesn't mean you have a business. But if you get the important stuff right, a great future is yours for the taking. This honest, eye-opening and completely practical insider's guide shows you how to get where you want to be - even if you're starting from nothing. Author and successful real estate agent Shelley Zavitz reveals in unprecedented detail: - what to expect the first year of your career - how to implement systems that will impact your business in the next 90 days - how to build a marketing plan in a digital world - how to work your contacts to start your referral pipeline - how mindset can make or break your business and what to do about it - why surrounding yourself with the right people is essential. Shelley shares her own story as a new real estate agent - including how she built a brand starting with a network of just four people in a totally new city. The book also comes complete with worksheets, hot lists and examples of great branding so that you can catapult your business into the fast lane right now.