The Virtual Real Estate Game: Play Money Version game works much like how it sounds!
Your purchasing 'virtual real estate' in hopes that the property
value will increase and thus making you a wise real estate mogul.
In Virtual City you have the ability to purchase investment property
-- apartments, condos, lofts and more which change in value very
quickly. These virtual buildings have virtual 'tenants' that
live in the complex and have a mind of their own.
Values That Effect Property Value
There are a number of factors that effect the value of the property
including tenants, improvements, and Movement or
When you purchase your property you should take a look
at the number of tenants living there. If the number of
tenants living in the property increases then there is a good
possibility that your property value will also increase. You
should also take a look at the properties Movement or Trend.
This factor tells you how popular the property is becoming in the
area and this factor plays in the likelihood of new tenants moving
into your complex, as well as if current tenants will be moving out.
You will also have the ability to make improvements to the
property and add value to the tenants living there. This can
effect the movement or trend of the property and make the property
more likely to sell to another player quickly.