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RLST 096A: Real Estate Investment I

Course Description

This course is designed to acquaint the real estate student with the specific advantages and disadvantages of the various types of real estate investments including multiresidential, commercial, industrial, professional, recreational, condominiums and special purpose properties. This class addresses the effects of inflation, depreciation, taxes, tax-deferred exchanges, real estate cycles, growth patterns, risk and liquidity on the total real estate investment. Students also have the opportunity to study the advantages and disadvantages of investments in related fields of real estate investments including syndications, limited partnerships, the use of leverage, and creative financing such as all inclusive deeds of trusts in maximizing the real estate investment returns. This course applies toward the educational requirements of the California Real Estate Broker’s License examination and can also be applied as an elective for the Real Estate Salesperson License requirements.

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: RLST 090

Transfer Details

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