Course Outline

BUSI 221 - Real Estate Finance in a Canadian Context

Chapter 1 – Introduction to Mortgage Finance – Past and Present
Chapter 2 – Mortgage Finance Market Participants
Chapter 3 – Real Estate Finance and Government Policy
Chapter 4 – Property Law and Contract Law
Chapter 5 – Mortgage Law
Chapter 6 – Mortgage Math Review
Chapter 7 – Mortgage Underwriting and Residential Borrower Qualification
Chapter 8 – Commercial Mortgage Underwriting
Chapter 9 – Mortgage Loan Repayment Plans
Chapter 10 – Loan Management and Refinancing Options
Chapter 11 – Development Financing
Chapter 12 – Leasehold Finance

Course Structure

Multiple choice assignments: 10% of final grade.

Projects – written answer questions and research reports: 40% of final grade
Project 1: Lessons 1-6 (20% of final grade)
Project 2: Lessons 7-10 and Course Overview (20% of final grade)

Final exam: 50% of final grade.

Additional Resources

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