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The real estate concepts within this site are covered in the book Private Real Estate Investment written by mathestate founder Roger J. Brown, CCIM, Ph.D. The menu of chapter titles to the left summarizes principles employed by the modern real estate investor. New York University's Real Estate Institute published a review of the first edition by Hugh Kelly, CRE in Volume 3, No. 90. Oxford Brookes University professor Nick French also reviewed the first edition, published by Emerald Journal: Journal of Property Investment & Finance in 2005, Volume 24, No. 5.

Private Real Estate Investment is the first book to offer a rigorous analytical explanation of the dynamics of real estate investment from the standpoint of the individual investor. The book includes data sets, analysis tools and interactive exercises in Excel and Mathematica format. Read the Preface to the second edition to determine which version is right for you.

Rigor aside, no book on a technical subject is printed the first time without errors. For errata discovered in the first edition, please click here. Your author is mortified by these errors and hopes diligent readers will continue to report such findings (to rjb at mathestate.com) in the hope that he someday gets it right!