APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
ELE 3736 Real Estate Finance|
Responsible for the course
Department of Financial Economics
According to study plan
Language of instruction
Norwegian and english
Everybody are exposed to questions related to real estate because we all need a place to live. The main topics of Real Estate Finance typically focus on the valuation and financing of different types of real estate properties ranging from residential (private) homes to commercial investments. Large investment banks' securitization of real estate mortgages has turned the securities tradeable around the world.
Upon completion of the course, students are required to master tasks such as:
Students having completed the course are required to master tasks such as:
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to demonstrate attitudes compatible with behaviour characterised by an uncompromising integrity towards clients and authorities and strict focus on accuracy and the particular details of every transaction executed on behalf of clients.
BØK 3411 Finance and Managerial Accounting I or BØK 1113 Managerial Accounting and BØK 3421 Finance and Managerial Accounting II or BØK 1121 Finance or equivalent.
Brueggeman, William B., Jeffrey D. Fisher. 2011. Real estate finance and investments. 14th ed. McGraw-Hill/Irwin
Geltner, David M ...[et al.]. 2007. Commercial real estate : analysis & investments. 2nd ed. Thomson South-Western. 250
Excel spreadsheets and basic statistical software.
Learning process and workload
The course consists of 36 lecture hours including instructor-guided problem solving in class. Allocation of studying-hours are suggested as follows:
During the course there will be given three work assignments at It's learning. Further administrative details are provided in class.
A five hour individual written exam concludes the course.
ELE 37361 Written exam counts 100% towards the final grade in ELE 3736 Real Estate Finance, 7,5 ECTS credits.
Examination support materials
No aids allowed except the BI-defined exam calculator TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA Plus and interest rate tables.
For more information, please visit our web-based Student Handbook at http://bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids
Re-sit examiniation is offered at the next scheduled course.
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