[ noun ] property consisting of houses and land

Used in print

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

Consultation with architects , clients , real_estate men , fabric houses and furniture companies is essential to the proper development of class problems just as in actual work .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

The bank which held the mortgage on the old church declared that the interest was considerably in_arrears , and the real_estate people said flatly that the land across the river was being held for an eventual development for white working people who were coming_in , and that none would be sold to colored folk .

Related terms

property land estate mortmain