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FIN 366 Real Estate Finance and Investments
  3 hours Terms Offered: W14
  Course Prerequisites: FIN 300 or 302 
  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.