Course description

This course offers practical, real-world knowledge for investing in real estate. Its designed both for those pursuing an active career in the industry as well as individuals interested in building wealth through passive real estate holdings. You learn what really drives land values. You explore how market forces shape your city and where to look for future growth. You practice spotting investment opportunities in the lifecycles of properties, neighborhoods, and cities. You study the four phases of the 18-year cycle which shape the real estate investment landscape. You receive hands-on training building financial models, analyzing cash flows, and measuring investment returns. Finally, you learn how entrepreneurs raise capital through debt and equity partnerships and explore strategies for successful investing. No prior real estate background is required.


Associated Schools

  • Harvard Summer School

  • Harvard Extension School

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

  • Professional Development Programs

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