Real Estate Concepts

A Handbook

Edited by Ernie Jowsey

© 2015 – Routledge

494 pages

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About the Book

The essential reference tool for all real estate, property, planning and construction students.

Real Estate Concepts provides built environment students with an easy to use guide to the essential concepts they need to understand in order to succeed in their university courses and future professional careers. Key concepts are arranged, defined and explained by experts in the field to provide the student with a quick and reliable reference throughout their university studies. The subjects are conveniently divided to reflect the key modules studied in most property, real estate, planning and construction courses.

Subject areas covered include:

  • Planning
  • Building surveying
  • Valuation
  • Law
  • Economics, investment and finance
  • Quantity surveying
  • Construction and regeneration
  • Sustainability
  • Property management

Over the 18 alphabetically arranged subject specific chapters, the expert contributors explain and illustrate more than 250 fully cross-referenced concepts. The book is packed full of relevant examples and illustrations and after each concept further reading is suggested to encourage a deeper understanding. This book is an ideal reference when writing essays, assignments and revising for exams.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Agency, Andy Dunhill, Jane Stonehouse and Rachel Williams 2. Building Surveying, Stuart Eve, Minnie Fraser and Cara Hatcher 3. Commercial Property, Andy Dunhill, Dom Fearon, John Holmes and Becky Thompson 4. Construction, Graham Capper, Barry Gledson, Richard Humphrey, Eric Johansen, Ernie Jowsey, Mark Kirk, Cara Hatcher and John Weirs 5. Development, Hannah Furness, Ernie Jowsey and Simon Robson 6. Economics, Ernie Jowsey 7. Finance, Ernie Jowsey and Hannah Furness 8. Investment, Ernie Jowsey and Hannah Furness 9. Land Management, Dom Fearon and Ernie Jowsey 10. Law, Rachel Williams and Simon Robson 11. Planning, Andy Dunhill, Hannah Furness, Paul Greenhalgh, Carol Ludwig, Dave McGuinness, and Rachel Williams 12. Property Asset Management, Cheryl Williamson, Dom Fearon and Kenneth Kelly 13. Quantity Surveying, Glenn Steel 14. Regeneration, Julie Clarke, Hannah Furness, Paul Greenhalgh, Rachel Kirk and David McGuinness 15. Residential Property, Julie Clarke, Rachel Kirk and Cara Hatcher 16. Sustainability, Graham Capper, John Holmes, Ernie Jowsey, Sara Lilley, Dave McGuinness and Simon Robson 17. Taxation, Ernie Jowsey and Rachel Williams 18. Valuation, Lynn Johnson and Becky Thompson

About the Editor

Ernie Jowsey is Professor of Property and Real Estate at Northumbria University, UK. He is the author of a number of books including Real Estate Economics and Modern Economics with Jack Harvey.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS027000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance
BUS054000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Real Estate