Course Detail

Underwriting the Commercial Mortgage RE116

Tuition: $725
Dates: 9/24/18 - 11/19/18
Location: CGS-Coll of Gen Studies (871 Comm Ave) Boston, MA
Room Number: 323
Instructor: Brand
Meeting Times:
  • Mon. Sep 24, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Oct 01, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Oct 15, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Oct 22, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Oct 29, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Nov 05, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Nov 12, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Mon. Nov 19, 2018  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.