Introduction to Commercial Investment Real Estate (CI Intro)

October 03, 2018
Sponsor Organization: 
CCIM Institute
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Additional Information: 
This course satisfies one of the requirements to achieve the CCIM Designation.
Designation or Certification: 
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)

This introductory course teaches you the fundamentals of the commercial investment real estate industry. Using real-world case studies, you will learn how to apply financial analysis skills to your investment decisions. A strong knowledge base in this area enables you to answer client questions and plan for their needs with confidence. After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Use a financial calculator to solve investment problems
  • Perform mortgage calculations using compounding and discounting techniques
  • Estimate net operating income and cash flows before tax
  • Calculate the internal rate of return
  • Evaluate similar properties, project vacancy rates, and estimate absorption figures