FI 425 Principles of Real Estate
FA 2010 HO
Assistant Professor of Finance
M.S. - University of Nebraska - LincolnPh.D. - Texas A&M University
Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-noon or by appointment
10:00 - 10:50 AM
Real Estate Principles, 9th edition, by Charles Floyd and Marcus Allen, Dearborn Publisher.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Three tests, final exam, homework, and term paper for FI 425 will be used as the assessment tool for this course. The exam will be comprehensive and the grade used to determine competency levels achieved by the students. The exam will be closed book and closed notes. The exam consists of multiple choice questions covering the chapter readings in the course and problems that examine the critical thinking, effective communication skills, and technical skills of the student. Students are expected to take examinations at the scheduled times. There will be no make-up exams. Remedies are possible, but only in documented, urgent, and compelling circumstances that are informed in advance.
Grades will be based on completion of the required assignments as well as exams. Grades will be awarded according to the following schedule:
Homework 100 points
Term Paper 100 points
Total 700 points
Below 420 F
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Use of cell phones, pagers, iPOD, or other electronic device is strictly prohibited from class. Should a student be expecting some sort of emergency phone call (i.e. baby, child, parent illness) it is the student's responsibility to make the instructor konwn of the possibility of leaving the class to take a call. With exception to the above listed examples, all phones should be turned off prior to class beginning.
Week 1 (Aug. 16, 18, 20)
Introduction to the Real Estate Business. Rights and Interests in Real Estate
Chapters 1 and 2
Week 2 (Aug. 23, 25, 27)
Private Restrictions on Ownership
Week 3 (Aug. 30, Sep. 1, 3)
Public Restrictions on Ownership
Week 4 (Sep. 6, 8, 10)
NO CLASS-Labor Day; Deeds and Title; Test 1 (Ch.1-5)
Week 5 (Sep. 13, 15, 17)
Contracts and Title Closings
Week 6 (Sep. 20, 22, 24)
Leases and Brokerage
Chapter 7 and 8
Week 7 (Sep. 27, 29, Oct. 1)
Appraisal and Management
Chapter 9 and 10
Week 8 (Oct. 4, 6, 8)
Management; Test 2 (Ch. 6-10)
Week 9 (Oct. 11, 13, 15)
NO CLASS–Fall Recess
Week 9 (Oct. 18, 20, 22)
Residential Land Uses and Home Purchase Decisions
Chapter 11 and 12
Week 10 (Oct. 25, 27, 29)
Commercial and Industrial Land Uses
Week 11 (Nov. 1, 3, 5)
Real Estate Market Dynamics
Week 12 (Nov. 8, 10, 12)
Urban and Regional Economics; Test 3 (Ch. 11-15)
Week 13 (Nov. 15, 17, 19)
Week 14 (Nov. 22, 24, 26)
Risk, Return, and Time Value of Money; NO CLASS-Thanksgiving
Week 15 (Nov. 29, Dec. 1, 3)
Mortgage and Income-Producing Property
Chapter 18 and 19
Week 16 (Dec.6)10:15-12:15
*ALL LISTINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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Last Updated:8/4/2010 4:16:06 PM