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Real Estate Debt for Planners

This course introduces planners to basic concepts of real estate debt, including metrics used in obtaining a mortgage and other concepts like borrowing capacity, and amortization analysis.

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Course Info

  • Duration 9 video lessons (73 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2015
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Real Estate Debt and Planning (1 min)
  • 3. Why Borrow? (7 mins)
  • 4. Obtaining a Mortgage (12 mins)
  • 5. Borrowing Capacity (14 mins)
  • 6. Amortization Analysis (9 mins)
  • 7. Case Study: Borrowing Capacity (17 mins)
  • 8. Case Study: Bond Funding for Infrastructure Improvements (7 mins)
  • 9. Closing Thoughts (1 min)

Course Description

This course introduces planners to basic concepts of real estate debt. We will discuss the metrics used in obtaining a mortgage and other concepts like borrowing capacity, and amortization analysis. Connecting the course topic to the practice of planning, we will also address public bond infrastructure funding mechanisms. Participants can expect to practice basic computer modeling functions while making mortgage mechanics calculations.  

Learn these skills

  • Development
  • Economics
  • Housing
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate
  • Zoning Codes

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1.25 CNU-A credit.

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Menka Sethi

Menka Sethi

Menka Sethi is an accomplished consultant and professor in the field of real estate development and finance.

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