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FIN402 - Investment Real Estate – Financial Tools

This course addresses the core issues that impact fiscal planning, giving you the ability to calculate important financial components and to maximize your property’s financial outlook.

Course Content

Financial Knowledge in Property Management

  • Owner’s goals and objectives       
  • Basic accounting types
  • Common accounting practices
 

Budgeting and Reports

  • Budgeting basics
  • Types of budges
  • Variance analysis
  • Financial reports
 

Cash Flow Analysis

  • Pro forma statements
  • Cash flow trends
  • Calculating rates of return
 

Capitalization and Valuation

  • Capital
  • Valuation
  • Income capitalization
  • Equity capitalization
 

Financial Calculations and Spreadsheet Tools

  • Tools for financial calculation
  • Percentages
  • Time value of money
 

Financing

  • Financing basics
  • Types of loans
  • Sources of financing
  • Calculating loans and amortization
  • Title theory vs. lien theory
  • Yield maintenance
 

Loan Analysis

  • Loan-to-value ratio (LTV%)
  • Debt coverage ratio
  • Leverage
 

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain the fiduciary trust needed to work effectively with owners and investors
  • Maximize the financial potential of the properties you manage
  • Establish yourself as a strategic partner to your clients
 

HP10BII Financial Calculator Required:

The HP10BII financial calculator is required for this course. Course materials illustrate keystrokes for this calculator only. Students taking this course are expected to have a working knowledge of the basic operations and functionality of the calculator.

 

Students are encouraged to download the interactive HP10BII Financial Calculator Tutorial and the HP10BII Financial Calculator Quick Reference Guide and review it prior to taking this course

 

Please note: Students must take FIN402, ASM600, and MPSAXM in consecutive order for the CPM designation program.

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