Instructed by Michael Lauhoff, FMA, RPA
Through this course you will learn to take charge of real estate investments in order to maximize the value of a property. You will develop knowledge about basic financial concepts as they relate to real estate, including valuation, analysis, taxation, depreciation, and life-cycle costing. Similarly, you will learn to evaluate real estate investments and to develop budgets that estimate net operating income, You will study the income capitalization approach and cover property taxation costs and strategies to offset these costs. You will also gain the skills to conduct discounted cash flow analyses and calculate net present value and internal rate of return. This course features exercises that require the basic use of the HP-10B financial calculator.
Asset valuation and enhancement
Costs and taxes
Site and building analysis
The appraisal process
Discounted cash flow measurement
The basics of lending and current lending practice
A clear understanding of physical and market value
The know-how to determine a property’s economic value
An understanding of how investment is financed and how value is increased
A working knowledge of current tax laws regarding such areas as capital gains and depreciation
BOMA Metro Detroit is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.
535 Griswold St., Suite 111-616, Detroit, Michigan 48226 | 313.483.7702