Course Outline

BUSI 497 Agricultural Guided Case Study (2 terms, 6 credits)

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: Regional and Area Analysis, and Neighbourhood Analysis
LESSON 9: Site and Improvements Description, and Assessment and 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: Cost Approach - Depreciation Analysis and Summary of the Cost Approach
LESSON 14: Direct Comparison Approach
LESSON 15: Income Approach - Income and Expense Analysis
LESSON 16: Income Approach - Capitalization Process and Summary of the Income Approach
LESSON 17: Reconciliation, Certification, and Introduction
LESSON 18: Summary and Linkages
LESSON 19: Submission of the Narrative Appraisal Report

Course Structure

14 assignments: 50% of final grade.

Final assignment: 50% of final grade.


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.

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