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Real Estate Finance

A required course in the Certificate Program in Real Estate Licensure.

Course Description

The Real Estate Finance surveys the concepts, methods, and techniques of financing real estate transactions. Instruction covers sources, characteristics, and parameters of mortgage capital; fixed- and variable-rate mortgages; government-assisted financing, including VA and FHA; documentation; amortization, loan constants, present value, compound interest, APR, and debt coverage ratios; loan underwriting, including credit analysis and qualifying; loan processing, closing, and servicing; foreclosures; and construction, permanent, gap, wraparound, and leasehold financing. Case studies for financing proposals for single-family and multifamily transactions are featured. This course applies toward the mandatory educational requirements for obtaining the California State Real Estate Salesperson and Broker License.

This online course may include webinars using an online conferencing tool called Zoom. All webinars will be recorded and posted on the course website for those who cannot participate in the live sessions.

  • Details
  • $740
  • April 01, 2024 to June 23, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Remote
  • Reg#: 00273
  • ID/Units: MGMT X485.23  (4.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Spring 2024


Peter H. Lou, CFA®, is a senior manager with Wells Fargo Bank. He previously served as a senior finance manager at Union Bank and as a senior consultant at Ernst & Young. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been a CFA® charterholder since 2000.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

Financing Residential Real Estate
Book - ISBN: 9781939259899
David Rockwell; Meghan Dorsey, 18 ed, Rockwell

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/01/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC04/05/2024Friday5:00 PM6:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/12/2024Friday5:00 PM6:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/10/2024Friday5:00 PM6:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC06/14/2024Friday5:00 PM6:30 PMZoom---
END06/23/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---