COURSES OFFERED 


  1. SPRING 2014
    RES/FIN 9776 - Real Estate Finance

    This course examines selected techniques and issues in the area of real estate finance. The first 3 weeks of the course review the fundamentals of real estate finance. The next 12 weeks consider in detail three important issues in real estate finance: (1) residential real estate finance, which includes the valuation of alternative (creative) mortgage securities; (2) commercial real estate finance, which includes the ownership structure for financing real estate holding and valuation of mortgage-backed securities; and (3) special topics in real estate finance, which includes mortgage underwriting, portfolio and agency problems, and secondary markets.