re·​al·​ty | \ ˈrē(-ə)l-tē How to pronounce realty (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Just as Makkai saw a void in the area of arts instruction, so did Crews see the need for a client-centric realty company. Donald Liebenson,, "Highland Park shines spotlight on its women-owned small businesses, as part of state and national focus," 1 Dec. 2020 Any of those are strong possibilities, said Stephen Brobeck, the CFA’s former executive director, who has been researching realty brokerage issues for nearly 30 years. Lew Sichelman,, "Hidden referral fees could cost you," 29 Sep. 2020 Breaking down the international interests for Texas realty, the majority of the homebuyers come from Mexico at 28 percent, Brazil and India, both 12 percent, China at 5 percent and Canada at 3 percent. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, "Texas is a top destination for international homebuyers, survey says," 15 Oct. 2020 But in true realty TV fashion, there was a bit of drama. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "Matt Roloff Had a Big Revelation During Tuesday's 'Little People, Big World' Season Premiere," 30 Sep. 2020 But the worst offenders aren’t realty agents themselves, but companies like relocation and referral agencies. Lew Sichelman,, "Hidden referral fees could cost you," 29 Sep. 2020 Add a former get-rich-quick-with-real-estate pitchman on the A&E cable network to the laundry list of realty gurus who have found themselves in the crosshairs of the country’s top consumer watchdog agency. Lew Sichelman,, "More reality pitchmen face scrutiny," 17 Sep. 2020 In order to stay connected, Steen scheduled virtual talks with professionals in the tech and realty world and had mental health and wellness discussions. oregonlive, "CrowdStreet takes pride in its workplace energy, commitment to clients: Top Workplaces 2020," 2 Aug. 2020 The property has been listed on online realty websites for the last 18 days. Sam Blum, Dallas News, "SMU selling President Gerald Turner’s home for $3.15 million," 10 July 2020

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First Known Use of realty

1670, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for realty

real + -ty (as in property)

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“Realty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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: real property at property

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