Course Outline

BUSI 398 - Residential Property Guided Case Study

LESSON 1: Appraisal Process and Course Expectations
LESSON 2: Critical Thought
LESSON 3: Principles of Research
LESSON 4: Market Research and Subject Property Identification
LESSON 5: Data Analysis and Tools
LESSON 6: Report Writing - General
LESSON 7: Title Searching - Land Titles Office and Registry Office Information
LESSON 8: Area and City Analysis, and Neighbourhood Analysis
LESSON 9: Site & Improvements Description, and Assessment & Taxes
LESSON 10: Zoning/Land Use Controls and Highest and Best Use
LESSON 11: Cost Approach - Land Value
LESSON 12: Cost Approach - Cost Analysis
LESSON 13: Depreciation Analysis and Cost Approach Summary
LESSON 14: Direct Comparison Approach
LESSON 15: Income Approach
LESSON 16: Reconciliation, Certification, and Introduction
LESSON 17: Summary and Linkages
LESSON 18: Submission of the Narrative Appraisal Report

Course Structure

17 assignments: 50% of final grade.

Final examination (Assignment 18): 50% of final grade.

Textbook

Textbook sold separately: Appraisal of Real Estate (3rd Canadian Edition), $103.95 (includes taxes). Can be purchased directly from the Real Estate Division's Online Bookstore.

Additional Resources