Private Real Estate Investment

Private Real Estate Investment

Data Analysis and Decision Making

1st Edition - February 3, 2005

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  • Author: Roger J. Brown
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080480367

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Fiduciary responsibilities and related court-imposed liabilities have forced investors to assess market conditions beyond gut level, resulting in the development of sophisticated decision-making tools. Roger Brown's use of historical real estate data enables him to develop tools for gauging the impact of circumstances on relative risk. His application of higher level statistical modeling to various aspects of real estate makes this book an essential partner in real estate research. Offering tools to enhance decision-making for consumers and researchers in market economies of any country interested in land use and real estate investment, his book will improve real estate market efficiency. With property the world's biggest asset class, timely data on housing prices just got easier to find and use.

Key Features

  • Excellent mixture of theory and application
  • Data and database analysis techniques are the first of their kind


Private Real Estate Investment Analysts, real estate professionals, economists focusing on real estate; also will be used as a supplemental text in real estate investment courses

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1- Why Location Matters
    Chapter 2- Land Use Regulation
    Chapter 3- The "Rules of Thumb": Threshold Performance Measures for Real Estate Investment
    Chapter 4- Fundamental Real Estate Analysis
    Chapter 5- Chance: Risk In General
    Chapter 6- Uncertainty: Risk In Real Estate
    Chapter 7- The Tax Deferred Exchange
    Chapter 8- The Management Problem
    Chapter 9- The Lender's Dilemma
    Chapter 10- The Private Lender
    Chapter 11- Creative Financing

Product details

  • No. of pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2005
  • Published: February 3, 2005
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080480367

About the Author

Roger J. Brown

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Research at the Real Estate and Land Use Institute, San Diego State University; President of IMOJIM Investments

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