Real Estate Division

BUSI 400 - Residential Property Analysis

Course Structure

This is a scheduled online course that is completed over 15 weeks. The weekly work typically includes reading one or more chapters and completing a multiple choice assignment. There are two term projects required and the course ends with a written online examination.

Course Details/Syllabus

Lesson No. 1: Plans, Codes, and Neighbourhood Analysis 
Lesson No. 2: Site and House Design 
Lesson No. 3: Structure 
Lesson No. 4: Building Envelope System 
Lesson No. 5: Service Systems 
Lesson No.  6: Finishes and Fitments 
Lesson No. 7: Residential Construction Review 
Lesson No. 8: Exterior and Basement Analysis LESSON 9: Upper Level and Attic Analysis 
Lesson No. 10: Residential Inspection Overview

Weekly multiple choice assignments: 10% of final grade.

Project 1: Residential construction exercise: 15% of final grade.

This project requires the student to review a video and answer a series of questions, while applying course concepts and interpreting basic construction principles.

Project 2: An inspection of a residential property: 25% of final grade.

This project requires the student to carry out an inspection of a residential property and submit a detailed report. Students are expected to contact industry participants and visit the subject property to acquire the necessary data to complete their analysis.

Final exam: Multiple choice and short-answer written questions: 50% of final grade.

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