FIN 495

Real Estate Finance and Investment

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 8, 2019 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

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.

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