Delve into site development, electrical systems, mechanical systems, contract terminology, and construction scheduling. This course module is designed for participants with a basic understanding of construction. Explore the creation of a building from the ground up as well as gain an understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy Efficient Design (LEED) program through case studies.
While it may not seem important on a day to day basis, understanding financial concepts can help you build value and increase income for your business holdings. Let's be honest. Fluctuations in the financial and real estate market are inevitable. But with this course, you'll learn to produce higher revenue for your portfolio - despite the turbulence of the market.
Are you holding real estate assets without analyzing all of your disposition alternatives? In CI 104, you will take a close look at the life cycle of a real estate investment which includes the acquisition, ownership, and disposition phases. Within each case study, you will encounter a key investor decision: Should a non-taxable investor acquire an investment with or without debt financing? What if the investor is taxable? During the holding period of an investment, should an investor make a discretionary capital expenditure or not? How does an investor evaluate disposition alternatives? Gain knowledge, tools, and resources needed to make these decisions.
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.
Successfully face the challenges of hiring, leading, managing, and evaluating your staff and discover how to operate a seamless human resources function.
Money has a time value. A dollar received today is worth more than a dollar received tomorrow. During this interactive online course, you will learn how to effectively analyze real estate investment opportunities using time value of money (TVM) concepts.
This course will cover the fundamentals of real estate investment that practitioners need to know to expand their business services. The one-day course looks at how practitioners can adapt core real estate skills and learn new skills to serve clients who want to invest in single family homes, condos, townhomes, and small multifamily properties. You will learn how to work with investors as they goal set, plan, evaluate, and acquire properties as well as manage them. You will also learn how to “walk the talk” and become a real estate investor yourself.
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