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FIN 495 Real Estate Finance and Investment

This course examines topics including the instruments, techniques, and institutions of real estate finance; sources of funds; mortgage risk analysis; emphasis on typical policies and procedures used in financing of residential, industrial, and commercial properties. The goal of this course is to prepare students for future careers in real estate and finance.


4 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 8, 2019 to May 3, 2022

Learning outcomes


  • Evaluate the risk and return associated with both residential and commercial real estate
  • Analyze and evaluate real estate investment projects
  • Analyze and evaluate alternative real estate financing and investment vehicles

Spring 2022

Section Title Instructor
50 Real Estate Finance and Investment Yang, Zhijun Books Course details