Course Detail

Underwriting the Commercial Mortgage RE116

Tuition: $695
Dates: 5/1/17 - 6/26/17
Location: CAS-Coll of Arts/Sciences (725 Comm Ave) Boston, MA
Room Number: B06B
Instructor: Brand
Meeting Times:
  • 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
  • Mon. Jun 19, 2017  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Jun 26, 2017  6-8:30 PM

Course Description

This course provides a practical and in-depth examination of commercial lending. It explores fundamental risks and loan structures to mitigate those risks, legal considerations, and common business issues. Participants evaluate preliminary financing requests, review the conditions often presented in construction and permanent loan applications, and apply that information to underwriting the loans requested.

Topics: Elements of underwriting; loan interview; underwriting procedures; basic transaction negotiations; loan submission packages; mortgage case study; new lending trends; niche lending; and the basis for legal documentation.


Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Investment Analysis (RE 107) and Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance Analysis (RE 112).

Scheduling Details

  • Offered in September, April

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • No texts required for the course. Materials will be distributed in class.

Please note that prices are subject to change.