The Spanish translation for the English noun real estate is bienes raices. Bienes is the plural form of bien, while raices is the plural form of the word raiz. Bien can be used as an adverb, adjective or masculine noun, while raiz functions primarily as a feminine noun.
Alternative Spanish translations of real estate include the words inmueble, bienes sedientes and valoras inmuebles. Inmueble refers to a building, estate or piece of property; it can be used alone or in conjunction with valoras. The term valoras is a form of the Spanish verb valorar, which means to appreciate or value. Bienes sedientes in a Spanish phrase that translates to real estate.