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Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Real Estate Research Center. – 1986
Part of a series of classroom aids designed for real estate instructors, this instructional packet was designed to help real estate students understand legal requirements for real estate inspectors in Texas. The material is based on Section 18C of the Real Estate License Act, as amended by the 1985 Texas Legislature. Following a presentation on…
Descriptors: Business Education, Certification, Instructional Materials, Occupational Information
Lyon, Robert – 1975
The survey reports on the status of real estate education in Texas colleges during the 1974-75 school year. A 90 percent response was obtained from two and four year colleges. General findings showed that 78 Texas institutions of higher learning (43 community colleges and 35 senior colleges) offered real estate courses during that period. These…
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Courses
Lyon, Robert – 1987
Results of a survey of 15 universities that offer a doctoral program in real estate are presented. A total of 53 full-time faculty teaching real estate were recorded. The universities listed 143 graduates with a doctorate, concentration, or major in real estate. Of these graduates, 127 received their degree prior to 1985. There were 136 male and 7…
Descriptors: College Programs, Doctoral Programs, Full Time Faculty, Higher Education
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Junker, C. Anthony – Planning for Higher Education, 1990
Identified are four requirements of successful management of college real estate, such as commitment to total resource management and an entrepreneurial spirit, and three problems--taxes, communication, and administrative conflict. (DB)
Descriptors: Colleges, Developmental Programs, Economic Development, Higher Education
Sedlacek, Verne O. – Commonfund Institute, 2014
For well more than a decade, the "endowment model" of investing has been synonymous with increasing allocations to alternative investment strategies, defined largely as hedge funds, private real estate, private equity and venture capital and other, generally less liquid or illiquid strategies compared to public markets. This trend…
Descriptors: Endowment Funds, Higher Education, Investment, Resource Allocation
Lindquist, Ben; Hesla, Kevin; Schaller, Dan; Beckett, Lorna – National Charter School Resource Center, 2018
In the Spring of 2017, the National Charter School Resource Center, (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League) and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (the Alliance) collaborated to collect data and information about charter school facilities and facilities expenditures in the state of Colorado. The data collection…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Facilities, Expenditures, State Aid
Rethlefsen, Melissa L. – Library Journal, 2010
As always in real estate, everything in technology these days seems to be about location. From Google's recent addition of a "nearby" location limit to its suite of search options to the spate of location-based mobile apps and social networks, physical proximity has become the linchpin of a trend to connect technology to the real world. In this…
Descriptors: Proximity, Social Networks, Library Services, Privacy
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Kay, David; Geisler, Charles; Bills, Nelson – Rural Sociology, 2010
Security has long been recognized as an element in residential preference and its relative importance has risen with fear of extremist attacks on U.S. cities. Using polling data from 2004, this research investigates whether the security breaches of 9/11 in New York City influenced residential preferences in New York State. Our results confirm that…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Metropolitan Areas, Safety, Place of Residence
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Real Estate Research Center. – 1985
Part of a series of classroom aids designed for real estate instructors, this instructional packet was developed to help real estate students understand the content and complexities of the Real Estate License Act of Texas. The packet has three parts. The first two parts provide an instructor's evaluation form and the instructor's guide to the law,…
Descriptors: Business Education, Certification, Distributive Education, Instructional Materials
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Heath, Renee Guarriello – Communication Teacher, 2010
Today's increasingly complex and diverse world demands 21st century communication skills to solve community and social justice problems. Interorganizational collaboration is at the heart of much community activism, such as that focused on solving environmental disputes, eradicating racially discriminating real estate practices, and bringing early…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Group Dynamics, Communication Skills, Teaching Methods
Friery, John – School Business Affairs, 2010
Fueled by declining revenue from the housing crisis, skyrocketing energy costs, and an economy in general disarray, the public is pressuring school administrators to make broader and deeper cuts in their operating budgets. As the baby boomers retire, put their houses on the market, and downsize, one will see more downward price pressure on home…
Descriptors: Retirement Benefits, Health Care Costs, Unions, Financial Problems
Tidwell, Owen Alan – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Given the nature of the valuation task environment appraisers are often made aware of previous value opinions rendered by appraisers, commonly in the form of an historic appraisal. And, because an appraisal task involves the rendering of market value, a hypothetical, unobservable construct based on probabilities, direct feedback against this…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Value Judgment, Decision Making, Heuristics
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Izzo, G. Martin; Teal, Elisabeth J. – Marketing Education Review, 2012
The case touches on several areas of marketing: ethics, sales issues, conflicts of interest, marketing forecasts, and issues of pricing. Joe Brice, the visionary and real estate broker for a 36-lot subdivision of moderately priced single-family homes targeting the $190,000 to $260,000 range, seems to have identified an unmet housing market,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Real Estate, Construction (Process), Marketing
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Bell, Allen; Henderson, Mark – Learning By Design, 2001
Discusses outsourcing to an experienced real estate developer as a more efficient means of meeting school development goals on a strict time schedule. Advantages of outsourcing are covered as is advice on selecting the right development firm. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools
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Blaka, Gunnhild; Filstad, Cathrine – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
The aim of this article is to develop the foundations of a socio-cultural approach and to determine how this shapes our perception of a newcomer's construction of identity in two different workplaces: a high-technology delivery ward with newly employed midwives and a real estate agency with newly employed real estate agents. We explore how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Real Estate, Obstetrics
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