Real Estate Finance
This course surveys the concepts, methods and techniques of financing residential and non-residential real estate, while also identifying and analyzing the various instruments used for such purposes.
What you can learn.
- Explore the sources, characteristics and parameters of mortgage capital
- Gain an understanding of government-assisted financing (such as VA, FHA, and SBA) Understand the impact of how title is held and consequential real estate tax effects
About this course:This course surveys the concepts, methods, and techniques of financing residential and non-residential real estate while also identifying and analyzing the various instruments used for such purposes. Instruction covers sources, characteristics, and parameters of mortgage capital; fixed, variable rate, and other alternative types of mortgages; government-assisted financing (such as VA, FHA, and SBA); the secondary mortgage market; mathematical analysis of finance transactions (amortization, loan constants, present and future value, compound interest, APR, capitalization rates, debt coverage, and other financial ratios and ways of determining yield); loan underwriting, processing, closing, and servicing; foreclosures and alternatives thereto (such as short sales) and related antideficiency law issues; guaranties; construction, bridge, permanent, wraparound, mezzanine, and leasehold financing; impact of how title is held and real estate tax effects; comparison of investment choices, both before and after taxes are factored in; plus syndication and other equity sharing issues. Case studies for financing proposals for single-family, multifamily, and commercial transactions are featured.
Winter 2021 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.