May 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalogue 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

MBA 545 - Real Estate Investment Analysis

Course Description: The primary objective of this course will be to extend a student’s basic understanding of finance and of real estate to an appreciation of real estate value, real estate financing and the mechanics of the mortgage-backed security markets. Towards this appreciation, an initial illustration of the inefficiencies in real estate relative to the capital market investments will be provided. Current topics in real estate investment analysis will then be reviewed. A monograph on the Great Recession and the real estate and financial crises is examined early in the course. Special real estate topics will include the mathematics of real estate investment, real estate financing alternatives, special tax-deferral and tax-sheltering options available to the real estate investor and the origins and operations of the collateralized mortgage-backed security markets. This course will include examination of selected real estate investments and an introduction to career options in the real estate sector (real estate finance, real estate appraisal, mortgage brokerage, real estate banking, property management, etc.).

Credit Hours: 3

Corequisite Courses: None
Prerequisite Courses: None
Additional Restrictions/ Requirements: None
Course Repeatability Course may not be repeated


Equivalent Courses: None
Undergraduate Crosslisting: None
Additional Course Fees: None
Course Attribute: None

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