Real Estate Research Guide: Articles, Books, and News

A Subject Guide for Real Estate Research at Columbia University

Reference Books

And more...

Barron's Real Estate Handbook

Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal

Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2008
HD 581.A1 E44 (Reference)

Encyclopedia of Real Esate Terms
HD1365.A23 (Reference)

Glossary of Real Estate Management Terms

Handbook of Commercial Real Estate Investing
HD 1393.55.M384 2006 (Reference)

International Real Estate Finance Review
HD 1361.I68 2008/2009 (Reference)

Real Estate Investment Handbook
HD1382.5 H35

Real Estate Market Analysis: A Case Study Approach
HD1390.S36 (Business Stacks)

Start Your Research

Finding articles in the real estate fields can be comprehensive. Here are some tips that might be helpful to you:

  • Start with databases that cover broader subjects, i.e. ProQuest, Business Source Complete, or Google Scholar.
  • Reuse the subjects/keywords information from  sample articles that fit in your research needs to do another search. Here are some helpful search terms: real estate business, real property, real estate investment, real estate management, facility management, house buying, housing development, land subdivision, and more.
  • Check on Concise Encyclopedia of Real Estate Terms for more industry-related terms.
  • Manage your articles by using one of the citation management tools Columbia University provides: EndNote, RefWorks, or Zotero.