Boston University moved to remote teaching and learning format for all in-person classes to reduce the effects of COVID-19. Classes will meet during the advertised timeframe, and links to the classes will be provided to the students. Please visit our COVID-19 website for more information about the university’s operation during this period.
This course introduces students to basic debt and equity issues as well as techniques essential to understanding and evaluating real estate as an investment vehicle. It is intended to be an overview of a number of finance topics, some of which are expanded upon in later courses.
Topics: Overview of real estate capital markets; market analysis, physical and economic characteristics of major property types; lenders’ financial analysis and underwriting; and real estate financing instruments.
Typically offered in September, January and April.