learning REI terms

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Yeah, I'm still a fairly clueless student.  I keep hearing terms thrown around and aren't sure where to go learn what they mean.  Probably the one that I'm most confused about is hearing people rank neighbourhoods (A,B etc).  What's a good place to start to learn some of the lingo?

Thanks much :-)

Find some introductory Real Estate Investment Books:

"What every real estate investor needs to know about cash flow" is good to start with.

Originally posted by @Laniece Miller :

Yeah, I'm still a fairly clueless student.  I keep hearing terms thrown around and aren't sure where to go learn what they mean.  Probably the one that I'm most confused about is hearing people rank neighbourhoods (A,B etc).  What's a good place to start to learn some of the lingo?

Thanks much :-)

 You can also find some of the terms at on Investopedia.com.

You can always google any term you come across that you don't know. Sometimes I just type in the term like "term" real estate and see what comes up.

I wouldn't go this far... but I've seen a real estate dictionary at the local books-a-million haha! I feel like that would be overwhelming. But any good investors book (to me at least) should have a glossary / index of terms in the back of the book that will help you out as well.

Hope this helps.

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