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

Definition of realty

Examples of realty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One is Steve Ullum, a realty agent and one of the parent leaders behind the push to reopen schools to in-person learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Krauth, The Courier-Journal, 7 June 2022 The latter debate doesn’t figure to diminish anytime soon, a realty Browns officials, Browns coaches, and Browns players have no choice but to accept, and deal with for as long as this controversy hovers over the organization. Jim Ingraham, Forbes, 28 May 2022 Compass’ realty agent Kevin McGlynn told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Hunter Boyce, ajc, 17 May 2022 Police were unable to leave a message with the realty company. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, 4 June 2022 Dustin Owens, who is 38 years old and owns a realty company, traveled from Raleigh, N.C., to Las Vegas earlier this year and was surprised to see Peloton videos on his Delta flight. Allison Pohle, WSJ, 19 May 2022 The company also will seek to increase racial diversity in its workforce, advertise its services to reach non-white consumers, and require agents and local partner realty firms to attend fair housing training. Nicholas K. Geranios, Baltimore Sun, 29 Apr. 2022 Dawn McKenna, a realty agent whose eponymous team is based in Chicago, reported that dual-income couples have to fire on all economic cylinders to win bidding wars. Joanne Cleaver,, 10 Apr. 2022 Last year, investors bought nearly 1 in 7 homes sold in the nation’s top metropolitan areas — the most in two decades of record-keeping, according to a Washington Post analysis of data from realty company Redfin. Washington Post, 31 Mar. 2022 See More

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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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26 Jun 2022

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“Realty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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: real property at property

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