Land for investment is big business. In this course, students learn to determine relevant cash flows for origination (purchase/acquisition), operation (rents, income and partial sales), and liquidation (sale/disposition). Other topics covered are: time value of money techniques to analyze cash flows, traditional indicators (ratios, cap rates, cash-on-cash) for investment analysis, and alternative investment analysis as a way to select the most appropriate two acquisition technique. Students are given spreadsheet templates for analyzing case studies. Note: Students are required to bring a portable computer to the class sessions.
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An HP17BII calculator is required
Land Investment Analysis is a required course to attain the ALC designation
This course counts as 16 credits that may be applied towards the ALC designation.
Designation or Certification:
This course can be credited towards the following designations or certifications: