Real Estate Finance

Course Available
1 Unit
Online Fixed-Date

Course Description

Explore Real Estate Capital Markets Through the Various Sources of Debt and Equity

This course will give the student a working knowledge of the types of income properties with emphasis on underwriting the cash flows from each of the four main property types. It will also identify sources of capital and analyze the types of financing available in today's commercial real estate markets.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: Professionals who wish to obtain a foundation for a career in real estate or students who seek to specialize within this one area of the real estate industry

Course Materials: All materials shared within your online course.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
REP-X816 – 012 16 Sep 202407 Oct 2024 1 $450

Real Estate Finance

16 Sep 202407 Oct 2024

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Online Fixed-Date
Scott Peterson
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REP-X816 – 012 – Real Estate Finance

Number of Sessions: 4

Type Date Time Location Instructors
Online Mon Sep 16, 2024 6:00PM – 9:10PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course
Online Mon Sep 23, 2024 6:00PM – 9:10PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course
Online Mon Sep 30, 2024 6:00PM – 9:10PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course
Online Mon Oct 7, 2024 6:00PM – 9:10PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, to review important course details. This course will be meeting via Zoom, meeting information and additional resources will be shared within USD’s Learning Management System two days prior to the course start date.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand property types and various forms of income and expense for each
  • Comprehend mortgage underwriting and valuation and secondary mortgage market and securitization
  • Define different types of real estate debt (construction and permanent loans, secondary and other debt)
  • Identify capital market and sources of real estate capital
  • Recognize sources of equity (pension funds, insurance companies, private investors)


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Online Fixed-Date

Online Fixed-Date: Online fixed-date courses offer a convenient, yet rigorous style of learning that enables you to collaborate with your instructor and other students in a shared, online learning environment. These courses have fixed start and finish dates, but as an online student you will have 24/7 online access to your classroom assignments, syllabus and course resources. Our online fixed-date courses allow you to work on your assignments anytime, although you are required to complete the assignments by specific dates.

How is the learning structured? In an online fixed-date course, you and your classmates will proceed through the curriculum together, collaborating in a shared learning experience. Each online fixed-date course is asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime, although required to complete the assignments by specific dates. The course is designed with learning modules where all of the content is grouped into weekly assignments. Each module covers one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:

  • Module introduction that outlines what you can expect to learn in the module.
  • Required readings (textbook, articles, journals, etc.) and presentations (audio and/or video).
  • Assignments with due dates (which may include: written assignments, journal entries, research, blogs, etc.) based on the readings and presentations.
  • Discussion forum where you answer prompts from the instructor and interact with your classmates.
  • Module conclusion to review the topics and what you should have learned.
  • Typically, there is a final project, paper, or exam due in the last module that culminates all of the topics covered in each of the learning modules. You’ll find that the design of the learning modules has a rhythm to help you manage your time in the course.


Outstanding! I loved this class and Scott is a wonderful instructor. Great depth of the Capital Markets and financial fundamentals. I even went back and watched the videos! Thank you Scott!

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