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Real estate and planning: Books

A guide to finding information in real estate and planning. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

To find out if a specific book is in the Library you just need to check the Enterprise catalogue (search box below). Enter the author's surname and one or two words from the title:

For example: hodson sustainable

You can also search Enterprise for a topic, to find related books.

Finding books

Finding printed books and e-books

Search the Enterprise catalogue to find specific books or books on a topic.


Finding online book chapters

To find online book chapters on a topic search the Summon discovery service:

Key locations

2nd Floor

330 Economics
331 Labour economics
332 Financial economics
333 Land economics
334 Cooperation and cooperatives
335 Economic ideologies
336 Public finance
338 Industrial economics and production economics
340 Law
341 International law
347 Law Treaties
347.2 Law of real property
347.7 Commercial law


3rd Floor

630 Agriculture
658 Management
658.2 Facilities management
711 Area Planning
711.1 Practical aspects of area planning
711.2 National and international planning
711.3 Regional planning
711.4 City planning
711.5 Planning specific city are


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Call Numbers for selected topics

Agricultural industries 338.1
Agricultural land economics 333.76
Agricultural real estate 333.335
Architecture 720
Architecture and the environment 720.47

Business management of farms 631.1

City planning 711.4
Construction and city planning 711.6
Construction business practices 692
Common land 333.2
Compulsory purchase 347.243
Conservation of land resources 333.72

Deeds and titles 333.34

Economic rent 333.5
Environmental law 347.1463

Facility management 658.2
Farms 631
Financial management 658.15
Financial management of farms 631.16
Forestry 634.9

Housing 331.833

Industrial real estate 333.336

Land law 347.21
Land subdivision and development 333.38
Landlord and tenant law 347.23
Landscape architecture 712

Management 658
Management in the construction industry 658.99
Marketing 658.8

Personal property tax 336.23
Personnel management 658.3
Planning law 347.24
Planning commercial areas 711.552
Planning residential areas 711.58
Planning transport facilities 711.7
Project management 658.404
Private land 333.3
Public land 333.1

Real estate business 333.33
Real property 347.21
Renting real estate 333.334
Rural land use 333.76
Rural life 630.1
Rural sociology 301.35

Social change 301.243
Sale and transfer of real estate 333.333
Strategic management 658.4

Taxation 336.2
Tenancy 333.53

Urban economics 330.91732
Urban land economics 333.77
Urban real estate 333.337
Urban redevelopment 711.59
Urban sociology 301.36

Valuation of real estate 333.332

Zoning laws and regulations 711.51

New books

Getting books not held at Reading

Our Inter-Library Loans service can get books not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).

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