Real Estate Financing & Investment (6 hrs)

Course Description

Real Estate Financing & Investment – 6 hrs. CPE

This course covers both financing and investing in real estate. The first section deals with two major aspects of real estate financing:  (1) financial instruments and (2) the means of financing.  It examines the financial side of the lending process.  The second section deals with investing in real estate. Topics include: the advantages and pitfalls of real estate investing, how to value an income-producing property, how to use leverage and increase return, and buying a home.

Course Information

Price: $77
This course is included in our Mega CPE Special.

Course No. 7006
Format: Online pdf (112 pages). Printed book available.
Prerequisites: Basic math
Advance Preparation:None
Level: Overview
CPE Credit: 6 hrs.
Field of Study: Finance
Course expiration:  You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.
Course Revision Date: March 2018

Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

Chapter 1: Real Estate Financing
1. Recognize elements of the loan process.
2. Identify transactions covered and disclosures required by the lending laws.
3. Identify agencies involved in the mortgage market.
4. Recognize the classification and uses of different mortgage types.

Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Investing
1. Recognize how to get started as an investor.
2. Identify the factors to be considered in investment decisions.
3. Recognize the relationship between inflation and interest and how it affects different investment options.

Chapter 3: The Cost of Shelter
1. Identify the benefits and disadvantages of buying vs. renting.
2. Identify factors of the real estate purchase price and different loan types.

Chapter 4: Investing in Real Estate
1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of real estate investing.
2. Recognize the characteristics of REIT’s.
3. Identify ways to calculate returns for real estate investment.

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