Course Detail

Fundamentals of Investment Analysis RE107

Tuition: $695
Dates: 4/3/17 - 6/12/17
Location: CAS-Coll of Arts/Sciences (725 Comm Ave) Boston, MA
Room Number: B20
Instructor: Wexler
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Meeting Times:
  • Mon. Apr 03, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Apr 24, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. May 01, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. May 08, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. May 15, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. May 22, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Jun 05, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Jun 12, 2017  6-8:30 PM

Tuition: $695
Dates: 4/5/17 - 5/24/17
Location: CGS-Coll of Gen Studies (871 Comm Ave) Boston, MA
Room Number: 121
Instructor: Keefe
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Meeting Times:
  • Wed. Apr 05, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Apr 12, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Apr 19, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. Apr 26, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. May 03, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. May 10, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. May 17, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Wed. May 24, 2017  6-8:30 PM

Course Description



This course introduces and develops students’ understanding of the analytical techniques necessary to make effective decisions about the acquisition, development, financing, and disposition of investment property, as well as lease analysis. Access to a financial calculator is required.

Topics: Time value of money; alternative analysis; appraisal overview; aftertax discounted cash flow analysis; net present value; internal rate of return (IRR); investment decision rules; income capitalization; debt coverage ratios; and mortgage financing.

Scheduling Details

  • Offered in September, January, April

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • Access to a Hewlett Packard financial calculator required. The most common models are HP 10B and 12C. Commonly carried at the BU Bookstore and office supply stores.

    Investment Analysis for Real Estate Decisions, 8th Ed., (2012), Greer & Kolbe ISBN-13: 978-1427742056 (OPTIONAL)

Please note that prices are subject to change.