Real Estate Finance and Investment OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Grad-Level Course on Real Estate Finance

Published Jan 20, 2009

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Discover the principles of investing in and analyzing real estate in this free OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 'Real Estate Finance and Investment' helps students develop real estate skills. This course has no prerequisites. Most students interested in a Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning take this free course.

Real Estate Finance and Investment: Course Specifics

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Real Estate Finance and Investment: Course Description

The free 'Real Estate Finance and Investment' course explores how to making real estate decisions. This course also helps students understand how property is valued and what makes it a worthwhile investment. The fundamental principles and concepts of making real estate investment decisions and tools to evaluate these are provided through study. Students learn about reasons why people invest, their basic investment goals and potential investment hazards in this OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Architecture and Planning in Cambridge, MA. Students also learn how investment issues that affect the value of assets can be avoided when actual value is determined. The course examines investments spanning from single properties to large portfolios. MIT Professors David Geltnar and Tod McGrath teach this course about analyzing and evaluating real estate finance and investment.

Lectures, notes, some sample exams and some sample assignments are available for free online. To take this course or to learn more, visit the real estate finance and investment course page.

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