Instructor - Roger P. Staiger III
This is a 10 Hour course and costs $95
This course aims to provide you with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the main concepts and practices of finance for investment in commercial Real Estate.
This course aims to provide you with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the main concepts and practices of finance for investment in commercial real estate, including: the design and pricing of different mortgage instruments, and how to compare different mortgage products; commercial mortgages and residential mortgages, and the differences between them; and the secondary mortgage market and the structure and valuation of mortgage-backed securities. In doing so, this course covers: the Financial Analysis of Real Estate, Debt Financing, Effects of Leverage, Valuation Process, Different Forms of Capital, and Understanding of the Real Estate Market.
How do I take this course?
This course delivers 10 hours of video lecture presentations on key topics in business. You can download and print a copy of the presentation slides, and make notes as you follow along. To make it easier to absorb the material, each hour is divided into short segments, of about 15 minutes each. You can watch as many, or as few segments each day, or each week, in your own time. Each segment is followed by a short quiz to help you review, and test yourself about what you have learned. There is also a dedicated chat room for this course, so you can talk, get help, and just be social as you journey through the structures and processes of today's business environment with others online.
Do I get a Certificate of Completion?
Yes. On completion of this course, you will be able to print a Certificate of Completion showing the overall average that you achieved in all of the quizzes. You may be able to take this to your university or college to ask for transfer credits, or to your professional association to see if you can be awarded continuing education credits.
In this first presentation, Roger Staiger introduces real estate in the context of the overall economy, in particular the effect that the Great Recession following the 2008 financial crisis has had on the residential real estate market in the United States.