"The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal," the "Dictionary of Real Estate Terms (Barron's Business Guides)" and "The Real Estate Dictionary" are real estate dictionaries. Real estate dictionaries are used by home owners, real estate professionals and investors as reference sources for the terminology of the industry.
"The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal" was written by the Appraisal Institute. It includes more than 5,000 definitions and terms and seven glossaries related to statistics, architecture, construction, agriculture and business valuation.
The "Dictionary of Real Estate Terms (Barron's Business Guides)," which was written by Jack P. Friedman, Jack C. Harris and J. Bruce Lindeman, includes 3,000 brief definitions of real estate terms covering appraisal, architectural styles, environmental finance, mortgage types, and zoning. It also has graphs, charts, illustrations, abbreviations and real estate acronyms.
"The Real Estate Dictionary" was written by J.D. John Talamo. It is small enough to be carried at all times, and it has 3,400 terms.