Course Description

LAW 419 - Financial Concepts in Real Estate Transactions

This course explores the fundamentals of real estate finance, investment and development. Students will learn the financial concepts and quantitative tools necessary for successful real estate transactions. The class will analyze a variety of case studies of finance, investment and development projects from the United States, Europe, China and Japan that highlight the opportunities, risks, challenges and solutions that were unique to each situation. The students will often use specially prepared Excel models to understand and evaluate the financial aspects of the transactions and will consider the macroeconomic context and discuss its potential impact on real estate finance and investment decisions.

Course Information:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Mark Karlan 20S 419 LEC 1 MW 1:45 PM - 3:10 PM 3.0 Yes No
Real Estate & Property Law; Business Law;