Real Estate Finance and Investments (REFI)

Course description



This course focuses on exploring the relevance of the objectives of real estate management in the context of the link between theoretical perspectives and practical decisions that investors in real estate are faced with. The course supplements the student knowledge in finance by expanding the student’s understanding of financial markets to include the fundamen tal principles of real estate investments, financing and valuation. As such it is designed to comprise the various methods of financing and valuation that reasonably can be applied to income producing real estate and to understand the conditions under which each method can be applied. Moreover, students will carry out a thorough applied real estate valuation by using different methods of valuations.


Intended Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course you should be able to:

Knowledge and understanding
1. Understand the characteristics of real estate investments and how they compare with other investment classes.
2. Describe the various methods of valuation for income producing real estate and understand the conditions under which each method can be applied.

Skills and abilities
3. Analyse any real estate investment within the concepts of timing, magnitude, financing and riskiness of its expected cash flows.

Judgement and approach
4. Critically discuss and evaluate the estimated value of any income producing real estate and how it influences the decisions of investors.

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Course title:
Real Estate Finance and Investments
Semester: Autumn term 2019
Study period: 3 4
Rate of studies: 50%
Level: Undergraduate level (first cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: Fe3133

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Course coordinator:
Oskar Sjölander
Head of course:
Li Malmström
Examiner:
Li Malmström
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