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  • Real Estate:

    Real estate includes a parcel of land and any of its permanent structures (buildings, parking lots, etc.).

  • Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT):

    A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a pool of investments in properties which generate income.

  • Recurring Income:

    Also known as residual or passive income, recurring income is earned by creating or acquiring an asset that continues to pay of profits regardless of if there is still active work being done to the asset.

  • Redemption:

    In the event of back taxes or unpaid liens, a borrower who pays off those debts may reclaim their property, preventing foreclosure or the auctioning of their property.

  • Regulation A:

    Regulation A allows unaccredited investors to purchase small offerings of securities that do not exceed $5 million in a 12-month period.

  • Regulation A+:

    Regulation A+ is the SEC’s proposed revision of the current Regulation A, which was mandated by the JOBS Act in 2012.

  • Regulation D:

    Regulation D permits raises of unlimited amounts from accredited investors without registering a public sale through the SEC, as it’s assumed that accredited investors are financially able to bear the burden of investment decisions without a review by the SEC.

  • Residual Income:

    The term residual income (also known as passive or recurring income) is commonly used to refer to income that continues to be earned even after the work is done.