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RLST 092: Real Estate Economics

Course Description

This course introduces students to the causes and effects of value fluctuations in real estate, the nature of land development, socioeconomic factors, and what is considered a good or bad real estate investment. The course provides students the skills to distinguish between general and specific governmental controls affecting real estate activity, and to analyze the effect of local, state and federal taxes on real estate activity. Students are given the opportunity to apply basic economic principles to understand how land values are influenced by multiple factors. This course summarizes information required both for the California Real Estate Broker’s and the State of California Real Estate Salesperson's license examinations.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 6/28/24