Course curriculum

  • 1
    Unit 1: Ownership Interests in Real Property
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • INDIVIDUAL OWNERSHIP
    • GROUP OWNERSHIP
    • TRUST OWNERSHIP
    • FOREIGN INVESTORS
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 2
    Unit 2: Feasibility Studies of Real Estate Investments
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
    • PROPERTY ANALYSIS
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 3
    Unit 3: Income Taxes and Real Estate Investments
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • INCOME SUBJECT TO TAX
    • INCOME TAX RATES
    • REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS AS TAX SHELTERS FOR ACTIVE INCOME
    • REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS AS TAX SHELTERS FOR CAPITAL GAINS
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 4
    Unit 4: Financial Analysis of Real Estate Investments
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
    • CALCULATORS AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS SOFTWARE PROGRAMS
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 5
    Unit 5: Financing for Real Estate Investments
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SOURCES OF FUNDS
    • FORMS OF REAL ESTATE FINANCE
    • TYPES OF REAL ESTATE FINANCE
    • SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR INVESTMENT FINANCING
    • DEFAULTS AND FORECLOSURES
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 6
    Unit 6: Investing in Land
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • ESSENTIALS OF LAND INVESTMENT FEASIBILITY STUDIES
    • SINGLE-LOT INVESTMENTS
    • ACREAGE
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 7
    Unit 7: Investing in Residential Properties
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOMES
    • THE FAIR HOUSING ACT
    • MULTIUNIT APARTMENT RENTALS
    • COOPERATIVES
    • CONDOMINIUMS
    • CONVERSIONS TO CONDOMINIUMS
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 8
    Unit 8: Investing in Office Buildings
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • OFFICE BUILDING MANAGEMENT
    • TYPES OF OFFICE INVESTMENTS
    • THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 9
    Unit 9: Investing in Commercial Real Estate
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • STRIP STORE BUILDINGS
    • NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING CENTERS
    • COMMUNITY SHOPPING CENTERS
    • REGIONAL AND SUPER-REGIONAL SHOPPING CENTERS
    • E-COMMERCE COMPETITION
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 10
    Unit 10: Investing in Industrial Properties
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • THE INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE MARKET
    • CHARACTERISTICS OF INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE
    • TYPES OF INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENTS
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 11
    Unit 11: Investing in Special Real Estate
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • MANUFACTURED-HOME PARKS
    • DIVERSE REALTY INVESTMENTS
    • ALTERNATE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
    • SUMMARY
    • DISCUSSION TOPICS
  • 12
    Glossary
    • Glossary
  • 13
    End of Course Practice Exam & Instructions
    • Instructions
    • Practice Final Exam
  • 14
    End of Course Final Exam & Instructions
    • Instructions
    • Final Exam