Course Descriptions

Course catalog descriptions for courses offered in all currently published terms.

Finance

 
FIN 566 Real Estate Finance and Investment I
  1.5 hours Elective Terms Offered: W14(A)
  Course Prerequisites: (FIN 503 or 513 or 551 or 591 or Financial Engineering student) and (no credit in FIN 568, UP 566) 
   
  Real Estate Finance and Investment I --- This course begins the development of concepts and techniques for structuring real estate financial deals. It introduces mortgage analysis and structuring, the user cost of capital, valuation of income property and taxation of real estate. The objectives of the course are to provide you with the basic skills for analyzing and structuring mortgages and real estate deals and to develop your intuition for indentifying opportunities and avoiding the pitfalls in real estate.