PCC/ CCOG / RE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for RE 250

Course Number:
RE 250
Course Title:
Real Estate Investments I
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Introduces various aspects of personal real estate investments. Discusses basic strategies of real estate investment, including the relationship between risk and return. Introduces important considerations for potential investors when purchasing, holding and selling investment property. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description


Introduction to various aspects of personal real estate investments. Discussion of the basic strategies of real estate investment, including the relationship between risk and return. Introduces important considerations for potential investors when purchasing, holding and selling investment property.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  •   Apply the basic strategies of investing to real estate
  •   Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship of risk and return and leverage
  •   Apply and demonstrate a real estate investment analysis, including the impact of income taxes

Outcome Assessment Strategies


Students will be assessed by any combination of the following:
 

  1.  
  2. Active participation in class
  3. Contextual written tasks (in or outside of class) to assess reading
  4. Homework assignments
  5. Oral responses to in class hypothetical
  6. Request for real life applications of course material
  7. In class, interactive student role-plays
  8. Exams and quizzes


 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Include all or most of the following:
1. Investment strategies
2. Investment terminology and concepts
3. Real estate cycles
4. Inflation/deflation
5. Leverage
6. Real estate markets
7. Earnest money agreements (purchase and sale agreements)
8. Investment analysis
9. Financing
10. Income tax (including tax-deferred exchanges)
11. Investment math
The primary purpose of the Course Content and Outcome Guide is to provide