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Real Estate Finance

Certificate: Real Estate Finance

Are you a professional in the area of Finance, Investment, Real Estate - or another field - who would benefit from a strong background in Real Estate Finance in order to make informed career choices or specialize in this area?

Our Real Estate Finance certificate will teach you about the factors that drive real estate markets, allowing you to mitigate risk, make wise investments, and ensure savvy decision making. This program includes an overview of theory and strong fundamental information about real estate finance and investment, as well as risk models, and real-life examples that will enable you to achieve a well-informed, thoughtful perspective.

All of our Real Estate certificates are taught by experienced, respected practitioners and are designed to build a complete set of skills for a particular specialization in Real Estate. This certificate is a logical next step after completing our Principles of Real Estate Certificate if you are new to the field or as a complement to the Finance & Investment Principles or Advanced Finance and Investment Certificates.

Courses in this program provide the foundation you need to make informed real estate investments or begin a specialized career in Real Estate Finance. For example:

  • An Economic Perspective on Real Estate provides a broad overview of the world of real estate investing and its place in the overall economy. You will learn about the many economic factors that influence the real estate market.
  • Principles of Real Estate Finance provides a fundamental background of this specialty through topics including valuation, investments, analysis and decision making.
  • Principles of Real Estate Finance II builds on the previous course to help enhance your practical, job-related finance skills through topics including income analysis, operating statements, pro forma analysis, capitalization rates, discount rates, return on investment, net operating income, debt and conduits.
  • Fundamentals of Real Estate Investment examines this subject through topics including an overview of different real estate investment property types, relevant laws surrounding each, financing options and special concerns for investors and landlords.
  • In Understanding Your Financial Calculator (included with Principles of Real Estate Finance), you?ll learn how to use your HP 12-C Financial Calculator to supplement your real estate finance skills.
  • In Understanding the World of Real Estate Taxation you?ll learn about the variety of tax codes and procedures related to real estate, examining topics such as income deductions, capital gains issues and strategies, 1031 Tax-Free Exchanges, refinancing, air rights and short sales.

Baruch College, based in New York, is the largest public business school in the U.S. and is committed to providing top-notch training by industry leaders. Certificates in Baruch?s Continuing and Professional Studies division offer:

  • Courses taught by experts in the field, based on real-world challenges and successes
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Diverse courses designed for working professionals who want to advance their careers
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NOTE: Once you have purchased a certificate, please do not register for the individual classes online. Call 646-312-5000 to schedule your appointment with an enrollment advisor. You will register for the individual classes in your certificate through an enrollment advisor.

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If purchased individually, the total cost of courses in this program is $2,005.
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Certificate Cost: $1,985.00 

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