Real Estate Course Descriptions

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Number sequencing next to course name means the following: first digit designates the number of lecture hours for the course; the second digit designates the number of lab, clinic or practicum hours; and the third digit designates the credit hours for the course.

REST 101C Fundamentals of Real Estate 3-0-3
Fundamentals course in real estate in preparation for the licensing exam. The course meets the statutory requirements of the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission for salesperson examinations. Topics discussed include: listing, NH rules and regulations, types of interest in real estate, real estate taxes, liens, financing, appraising, closing statements, etc.

REST 127C Introduction to Real Estate Appraisal 3-0-3
This course is an examination of the principles and concepts of real estate valuation. Students will develop an understanding of the markets in which buyers and sellers interact. Topics include basic appraisal methodology, the three approaches to value - direct sales comparison, cost, and income. The concept of highest and best use will be examined.

REST 224C Real Estate Finance and Investment 3-0-3
This course will develop an understanding of the nature and cycle of real estate finance, investment and taxation. Topics include: money and the monetary system; government activities in real estate finance; the secondary mortgage market; sources of funds; fiduciaries and semi-fiduciaries; the legal, financial and tax implications of real estate investment and investment criteria; and instruments. (Pre/co-requisite: REST 101C or permission of department head of Business Administration)

REST 225C Property Management 3-0-3
An examination of the growing profession of Property Management within the real estate industry, including the economics and performance objectives of the property manager. Differences in residential versus commercial management, shopping centers, office buildings, condos, mobile homes, resorts, hotels, etc., will be discussed. (Prerequisite: REST 101C or permission of department head of Business Administration)

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Concord, NH 03301
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