Course Description

This course introduces and develops students’ understanding of the analytical techniques necessary to make effective decisions about the acquisition, development, financing, and disposition of investment property, as well as lease analysis. Access to a financial calculator is required.

Topics: Time value of money; alternative analysis; appraisal overview; aftertax discounted cash flow analysis; net present value; internal rate of return (IRR); investment decision rules; income capitalization; debt coverage ratios; and mortgage financing.

Typically offered in September, January and April


Contact the Center for Professional Education at 617-353-4497 or cpe@bu.edu.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


Thank you for your interest in this course. To learn about the next course offerings available, please call:

  • All Classroom courses and Real Estate Online courses: 617-353-4497
  • Online Financial Planning, Genealogy, and Fundraising courses: 617-502-8822
  • Online Paralegal courses: 857-366-9338
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