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the Fourth Estate

The people and organizations that report the news, or news journalism as a whole, regarded as having palpable but unofficial political influence. One must never forget the sway held by members of the Fourth Estate—if we want public support, then we need the press on our side.
See also: estate, fourth

wheel estate

n. a mobile home or RV. His wheel estate includes two cars, a motor home, and a couple of bicycles.
See also: estate, wheel
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The personal estate, or, in other words, the money to which Miss Fairlie would become entitled on reaching the age of twenty-one years, is the next point to consider.
The knowledge of Sir Percival's affairs which I had necessarily gained when the provisions of the deed on HIS side were submitted in due course to my examination, had but too plainly informed me that the debts on his estate were enormous, and that his income, though nominally a large one, was virtually, for a man in his position, next to nothing.
As for women that do not think their own safety worth their thought, that, impatient of their perfect state, resolve, as they call it, to take the first good Christian that comes, that run into matrimony as a horse rushes into the battle, I can say nothing to them but this, that they are a sort of ladies that are to be prayed for among the rest of distempered people, and to me they look like people that venture their whole estates in a lottery where there is a hundred thousand blanks to one prize.
Although real estate is largely a lagging indicator, there are market barometers that nevertheless influence real estate conditions.
imposes an estate tax on the value of assets transferred at death.
The report lists public real estate as the second-best asset class, behind natural resources, for smaller endowments, which reported a 27 percent return on public real estate investments.
The latter was critical to Primo's strategy to swim with the big fish, since substantial deals now require the backing of real estate titans.
According to marketing and research organization Limra International, survivorship sales rose 19% in 2004, the fourth year that a 2001 law has been lowering estate tax rates and raising amounts of family assets exempt from estate taxation.
When an individual passes away and there is an estate tax liability to calculate, the CPA or attorney will total all assets and liabilities.
Clients like Harry and Betty face a classic dilemma inherent in many estate plans.
For Nortel, as for many companies that are beginning to catch on to the crucial role real estate plays in their operations, the result has been increased productivity and decreased costs.
This progress flows from several sources, including a general stabilizing of commercial real estate markets, albeit at a relatively depressed level in all too many cases.
Because a will controls the distribution of only a small portion of your estate, the estate plan incorporated in the will may not be entirely effective.
Josh's mandate is to build on Real Estate New York's market presence and success," said Michael G.
These and other findings are addressed in the fourth annual release of one of the real estate industry's most comprehensive annual forecast reports for the U.