Instructor - Kenneth Bigel
This is a 10 hour course and costs $95
This course provides you with an introduction to real estate financing, valuation techniques, and secondary markets.
This course will cover real estate financing sources, valuation techniques, and the secondary markets. Relevant tax and legal issues will also be covered. The student will learn how to price real estate, locate means by which real estate may be financed and acquisitions may be completed, and transfer real estate assets via the secondary and other markets to new parties. The student will master quantitative valuation techniques within the framework of tax and legal limitations, and market mechanisms.
How do I take this course?
This course delivers 10 hours of lecture presentations on key topics in the appraisal of commercial real estate. 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, discuss, and just be social as you journey through this fascinating explanation of real estate finance 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 introductory session, Ken Bigel introduces the concepts of finance in a real estate context; how buildings are classified as residential or commercial and will discuss how the banking industry has been involved in Real Estate. He will discuss real estate as an asset and the elements of finance and profitability. A look at partnership arrangements will help the student begin their journey into Real Estate Finance.
- Teacher: Kenneth Bigel