Real Estate Principles Certificate | Baruch College | CAPS | Continuing and Professional Studies | City University of New York Real Estate Principles Certificate | Baruch College | CAPS | Continuing and Professional Studies | City University of New York
Real Estate Principles

Certificate: Real Estate Principles

Are you interested in a career in real estate but unsure about your career path?

If you want to get into real estate, there are a lot of ways to do it: To become an real estate agent, you first must earn your real estate license, and then sign on with a brokerage. You can then put your skills to use at a large property management firm, corporate real estate department, government agency or bank.

Our Real Estate Principles certificate, designed for professionals who wish to acquire a license, is a comprehensive introduction to the field. After completing this certificate, you can choose your own path and progress through our other specialized certificate programs that allow you to become, for example: a construction project manager, a property manager, a real estate marketer, a mortgage broker, or a real estate appraiser or gain an understanding of cutting-edge issues in sustainability through our Green Certificate.

Showcasing the many paths available within this exciting sector, the Real Estate Principles program will prepare you to move forward in your career with a solid foundation.

Courses in this program provide the industrys critical ideas and concerns. For example:

  • Real Estate Fundamentals introduces you to the world of real estate and covers fundamental topics of the field, including property rights, titles and encumbrances, legal considerations, contracts, concepts of brokerage and financing, and more.
  • Legal Basics in Real Estate focuses on the basic law governing building, buying, selling and maintaining both residential and commercial properties.Special attention will be paid to landlord-tenant relations, coops and condos, and other themes that will help students make informed decisions when evaluating contracts and entering other transactions.
  • Managing Property covers real property processes and specialized project management techniques. The course is designed to increase basic knowledge and improve managerial skills. Topics covered include:financial statement review and preparation, green building technology, landlord policies, contractual obligations, diverse leases, lease negotiation and public and tenant relations.
  • Principles of Real Estate Finance provides an understanding of this specialty, including valuation, investments, analysis and decision making.
  • Understanding the Closing Process covers this process from the initial offer through the closing appointment - providing the information you need to know about this most critical of transactions, including title checks, contingencies and mortgages.
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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 $2,140.
(You may purchase individual courses by clicking on the course title below.)

Please note that all these courses are required.

Certificate Cost: $1,958.00 

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