Real estate is defined as land or buildings that can be owned.(noun)
An example of real estate is a quarter acre property with a two bedroom house.
Real estate is the job of buying and selling homes, buildings or property.(noun)
An example of real estate is the type of office you visit to find an agent to help you buy a house.
See real estate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See real estate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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