Key Real Estate Investing Terms & Acronyms

July 30, 2018

Real Estate Investing Terminology – Where to Start

The commercial real estate industry is full of jargon. As a self-directed investor evaluating commercial real estate investment offerings, it is critical to understand foundational concepts and key phrases, while other esoteric terms and acronyms may be worth glossing over.

Here are a set of starting-point terms that we hope you find useful as you progress along your real estate investing journey. Other useful terms can be found throughout our Glossary, and many of these concepts are expounded upon in Resource Center articles

Asset Valuation and Finance

Investment Structures & Management

There are many more real estate terms and concepts that you may encounter while reading through EquityMultiple investment offering pages. Should you have any questions at any time, please feel free to reach out to Investor Relations at or via the chat box at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.

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