ARBE6351

Property Investment and Evaluation

10 Units

Focuses on investment analysis of residential and commercial properties. Property valuation, investment decision techniques and risk analysis tools are reviewed and their core concepts, principles and techniques are examined.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Trimester 3 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and techniques for property valuation
  2. Ability to analyze real estate appraisal process and to apply software and techniques for real estate investment decision-making practices.
Content

1. Property valuation

  • Property valuation approaches
  • National and international valuation standards
  • Valuation strategies and processes

2. Investment appraisal:

  • Time value of money
  • Market research and analysis,
  • Discounted cash flow analysis
  • Investment analysis techniques
  • Risk analysis
  • Software for investment appraisal
  • Statistical forecasting techniques
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): ARBE6350. Students who have successfully completed ARBE6350 are not eligible to enrol in ARBE6351.
Assessment Items
  • Participation: Weekly Reviews
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 1 - Valuation Rationale and Report Issues
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 2 - Case Study on proposed mixed use development utilising Estate Master software
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Course Materials
  • Valuation of Real Estate
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6351

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