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Last edited 31 Oct 2018
‘Real estate’ is a legal term which is used to refer to real, or tangible, property. This includes land and the buildings that are on it, as well as any and all natural resources (e.g. minerals, crops, animals, water), as well as the air rights above the land and underground rights below the land.
- Residential real estate: Used as a living space, e.g. domestic buildings, flats, and so on.
- Commercial real estate: Used exclusively for business purposes, e.g. shops, offices, hotels, restaurants, and so on.
- Industrial real estate: Used for the manufacture and production of goods, e.g. factories, warehouses, chemical plants, and so on.
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