Real Estate Investment and Finance
Accelerated Course

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 10bII* financial calculator. 

Key topics covered in this course:

  • Asset valuation and enhancement
  • Costs and taxes
  • Capitalization
  • Site and building analysis
  • The appraisal process
  • Discounted cash flow measurement
  • Ownership vehicles
  • The basics of lending and current lending practice

Applies to RPA Designation
ACE Credit Recommendation: 2 semester hours, lower or upper division baccalaureate in Insurance, Real Estate, or Business Administration.

Dates: Wed, April 19; Thurs, April 20; Fri, April 21 and Sat, April 22.
All four days of instruction are required.
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: BOMA SV Offices, 63 Metro Drive, San Jose, CA 95110
Instructor: Tom Bitting, RPA, FMA, SMA, SMT, PMP
Cost: BOMA SV Member: $1250 / Non-Member: $1400 (testing fee included)
One-Time Designation Fee for New Students: $225
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BOMA SV Member
New Student Fee


Late Registration: You must register 5 business days prior to the class start date. A $100 late registration fee may be applied to any registrations received thereafter.

For more information, please contact the Boma Office at 408-453-7222.


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