absorption rate

Definition

The rate at which properties are able to be leased or sold in a given area.

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Since the factory closed down and the town lost the bid to bring in another big company, the real estate absorption rate has been abysmal.

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At our company we track the absorption rate of commercial buildings. We create reports and sell that information to commercial real estate brokers and analysts.

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The number of homes in an area that are for sale versus the actual number of home sales in that area over a given time period is the absorption rate for that area.

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