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Ch 10: Real Estate Investment & Analysis

About This Chapter

Learn what to consider and evaluate when purchasing real estate as an investment. The chapter will explain the details and look at the financial considerations as well.

Real Estate Investment & Analysis - Chapter Summary

Real estate can be a lucrative investment, but there is more to it than meets the eye. Real estate professionals need to have a thorough understanding of investment real estate so they can provide accurate information to their clients throughout the process. The lessons in this chapter explore:

  • Types of investment real estate
  • Understanding ownership options
  • Securities and real estate investments
  • Tax implications
  • Investment analysis calculations

From tax shelters to analysis calculations, our subject matter experts will walk you through all the details of this chapter on investment in real estate. Watch the videos and work through the examples. If you have any questions, or something doesn't make sense, just message one of our experts. You can also use the written transcripts to review key terms or review individual topics in a video using the Timeline feature found in each lesson. The multiple choice self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson is the perfect way to ensure you have mastered the material before moving on. And remember, you can do the lessons in any order you like, and you can track your progress on your Dashboard.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Real Estate Investment & Analysis
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Real Estate Investment: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

1. Real Estate Investment: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

In this lesson, we will explore different kinds of real estate investment properties. These types of properties include residential rental properties, commercial rental properties and 'flip' properties.

Entity Ownership of Real Estate: Types, Pros & Cons

2. Entity Ownership of Real Estate: Types, Pros & Cons

In this lesson we'll discuss types of entity property ownership. We'll also discuss the different kinds of legal structures available for holding real estate for business or investment purposes as well as the pros and cons of each.

How Securities Apply to Real Estate Investments

3. How Securities Apply to Real Estate Investments

Real estate agents may come across investments that qualify as securities in their business dealings. Let's look at what a security is for the purposes of real estate and the laws that cover securities.

Tax Shelters & Passive Activity Loss: Definition & Rules

4. Tax Shelters & Passive Activity Loss: Definition & Rules

In this lesson, you will learn about the tax benefits of real estate. We will cover the definitions of tax shelters and passive activity losses. Understanding the rules of these topics can help a real estate investor become more profitable.

Investment Analysis for Property Acquisition

5. Investment Analysis for Property Acquisition

In this lesson, we will learn about information analysis. This skill involves collecting appropriate data on a property and determining its operating and financing expenses.

Net Operating Income & Gross Rent Multiplier: Definition & Calculation

6. Net Operating Income & Gross Rent Multiplier: Definition & Calculation

Net operating income and gross rent multiplier calculations can help a real estate investor quickly evaluate prospective purchases and measure performance. We will also look at some of the other formulas investors use for their investment analysis.

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