Real Estate Finance, Value, and Investment Performance


All appraisers should be knowledgeable about financial markets, financial mathematics, and how financial markets impact real estate values. In this hands-on seminar, you’ll learn the relationship between debt and investment risk and value. You’ll understand how financial markets affect value and influence buyer behavior and investment decisions. You’ll leave this seminar knowing terminology important for all real estate appraisers today!
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Upstate New York Chapter November 3, 2023 Fayetteville, NY Classroom  Check Register

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Who should Enroll

  • General real property appraisers
  • Residential real property appraisers


  • Critically analyze and measure the impact of the financing choice on market value and investment performance.
  • Explain and numerically demonstrate the impact of debt on market value and on the investment’s expected return and risk.
  • Calculate and interpret debt-related measures including breakeven points, the indifference point, and the debt service coverage rate.
  • Given terms of debt, calculate the value of favorable financing.
  • Explain and demonstrate how the use of debt is related to the creation of tax-sheltered cash flows.




No Exam



Appraisal Institute CE Points

Attend: 75 AI Points

Class Time

7 hours


Yes. After you register for this class, please go to your Education and Events page for details on what you must complete BEFORE class begins.
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Program Overview

Required and/or Recommended Equipment

System Requirements

None specified

Additional Information

Seminar Materials Include:
  • Seminar Handbook (129 pp.)
  • Student Downloads (23.3 KB)
  • Pre-Class Memo (1 p.)

Book Recommendations

None specified