Real Estate Finance and Investments

Course Code
FIN 466

3 hours
[(BBA Junior or Senior) or Business Minor or MM] and (FIN 300 or 302 or 557)

Real Estate Finance and Investments --- This course offers an introduction to real estate investment and financing issues, and begins the development of concepts and techniques for structuring real estate financial deals. The first half introduces mortgage analysis and structuring, the user cost of capital, valuation of income property and taxation of real estate. The second half explores advanced valuation, risk management, debt structuring, REITs, construction financing and securitization of real estate assets and liabilities. The objectives of the course are to provide you with the basic skills for analyzing and structuring real estate deals and to develop your intuition for identifying opportunities in real estate investments.

Prior to Winter 2015, this course was offered as FIN 366. No prior real estate knowledge or coursework is required in order to enroll.