Finance, Taxes & Property Managment
Finance & Taxes:
In clear and simple language, this text demystifies tax laws and their impact on anyone owning or selling real estate. Students will receive a background on basic tax issues and learn to apply calculations and formulas to better assist clients on tax–related questions and issues.
Updates include recent tax law changes, and a discussion of tax issues regarding cancellation of debt, foreclosure, and repossession. Real–life examples and case studies with discussion questions offer a context for the material covered.
This title describes qualifications for reverse mortgages and explores the loan terms, application process, fees, interest rate and payment plan options, and what happens upon termination of the loan. It details how seniors may now use reverse mortgages to purchase a home, or create cash flow from the equity in their current home without the requirement to make monthly principal or interest payments. Case studies allow students to understand how reverse mortgages can be implemented in real-life scenarios in today’s market. A complete set of instructor materials helps to fully prepare for class.
In a time of financial restructuring and a rapidly developing regulatory environment, this latest edition of Real Estate Finance Today offers an invaluable resource for real estate professionals practicing in several different fields. From the restructuring of government organizations like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to updated private policies regulating loan limits and flood insurance, this new edition takes the pulse of the financial environment in 2013 and explains it with clear language and advanced educational concepts. Key terms, case studies, chapter quizzes, financial appendices, and other learning tools make this the best bet for staying up to speed in today’s fast-moving real estate economy.
This is a high–level collegiate text aimed at being the most comprehensive book of its kind, especially when paired with Investment Analysis. Through an effective blend of theory and practice, this text examines how residential and commercial real estate financial markets work. It builds on strong finance principles to explain the history of real estate financial institutions, how they function, the legislation that impacts them, and new topics like RAMs and the subprime mortgage crisis.
This text addresses the hand-in-hand issues of predatory lending and mortgage fraud, and how they affect foreclosed and repossessed properties. Each chapter is devoted to a specific topic and includes a definition and discussion of the issue, relevant information, and the impact of the topic on real estate agents. Learning features such as case studies, key terms, and end-of-chapter multiple-choice questions with answer rationales help emphasize important concepts. A complete set of instructor resources is also available with exams with answer key rationales, timed outlines, PowerPoint presentations, and chapter outlines.
Containing in‐depth and easy‐to-understand coverage of the real estate finance industry, this classic text has trained over 100,000 real estate professionals. Essentials of Real Estate Finance can be used for prelicensing for salespersons and brokers, or in semester-length courses in two‐ and four‐year colleges.
Features include “In Practice” and “For Example” sections, review questions with detailed answer rationales, and a complete glossary.
The completely revised new edition of this popular title provides an up-to-date introduction to property management with a focus on practical advice of how to comply with regulations and avoid liability. The features include Liability Alert features that offer suggestions for avoiding liability from both owners and tenants, case studies, key terms, learning objectives, review questions, answer keys, along with a glossary and complete Instructor Resources with a final exam and answer key.
This book offers updated information for agents inspecting properties on topics such as asbestos, hazardous vegetation, and more. An Instructor Resource Guide offers additional tools to help instructors prepare for a successful class.
This new edition offers the most current and thorough overview of the property management profession available on the market today. This practical discussion explores daily issues facing practitioners, such as maintenance, accounting, administrative, and legal activities. In addition, it has up-to-date content on federal regulations, such as civil rights, fair housing, ADA issues, and environmental concerns. The flexible format adjusts to various hour requirements. It includes case studies and sample forms to enhance student application and instructor resources to help with class preparation.