Civil and Construction Engineering

Real Estate Principles and Development

Real Estate Principles and Development
Principles of real estate investments, emphasizing mortgage instruments and development of property from raw land to residential and commercial properties.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCFM 311 & ACC 200
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining CFM 426
Course Outcomes: 

Principles of Finance

Apply finance principles and rate-of-return concepts to real estate problems.

Real Estate Processes

Demonstrate understanding of market research, entitlement processes, and land acquisition through simulatin of land development projects.


Analyze and evaluate the risk of real estate investments.


Define and explain fundamental principles and concepts of modern real estate practice including agency relationships, brokerage, forms of ownership, legal interests in real estate, title records, property management, land-use controls, fair housing issues, environmental issues, and other critical issues.

Real Estate Evaluation

Evaluate real estate investment opportunities.