Definition of "Speculator"

Prince Jones. P. A.  MBA.ISM / Broker Associate  Realtor® real estate agent
Prince Jones. P. A. MBA.ISM / Broker Associate Realtor®, Real Estate Agent RE/MAX Realty Team

Individual who attempts to maximize his or her profitability by investing which the anticipation that a particular investment will go up in value. A speculator will generally be willing to incur a significant degree of risk in the hope that a significant profit can be made in a short time. For example, a real estate speculator may purchase large amounts of land based on the assumption that high demand for the land in the near future will substantially boost its price.

 

Need help from a real estate agent?


Buy Sell Rent

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Are you a real estate agent?


Residential Rental Commercial

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Have a question or comment? We're here to help.

 

*** Your email address will remain confidential.

 

Popular Real Estate Terms

Popular Real Estate Questions