Property Economics and Finance

10 Units

Explores the property and urban economics in national and international levels. Sources and types of property finances are examined for various types of property developments. Taxations in relation to property are taken into account of the financial considerations.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Trimester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
  1. Understand the property and urban economics at national and international levels.
  2. Understand various forms of taxation in relation to property investment and development.
  3. Ability to analyze the property finance for various property developments, including financing and evaluation techniques.
  1. Property and urban economics:
  • National economics,
  • Development and investment markets,
  • Property market cycles,
  • Global property and urban economics
  1. Property taxation:
  • Income tax
  • Profit tax
  • Capital gains tax
  • Depreciation allowances
  • Land tax
  • Negative gearing
  1. Property finance

* sources and types of property finance * debt vs equity, * financing techniques * evaluation techniques * risk management

Replacing Course(s) ARBE6320
Transition Not applicable.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Not applicable
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching Methods Case Study
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 1. Report on the current property and urban economics at national and/or international level
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 2. Case study project on the property finance of a project development.
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6321

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