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Advanced Property Analysis (ABPL90011)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90011
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject builds on property fundamentals and focuses on research in the real estate market. The subject aims to give you a range of applied skills in advanced property analysis, such as:

  • Contemporary consideration in valuation of specialist properties (e.g. rural properties, shopping centres, retirement homes, leisure centres, resorts, easements, etc);
  • Advanced financial analysis;
  • Composition and functioning of the property lending market;
  • Property lenders and lending products;
  • The determination (and assessment of major determinants) of lending interest rate;
  • Contemporary risk issues;
  • Measurement of returns.

Intended learning outcomes

When you have completed this subject you should be able to:

  • Use a variety of market research techniques;
  • Appreciate the challenges faced when assessing the value of non conventional property;
  • Understand both basic and advanced techniques of financial analysis and how they apply to property analysis;
  • Understand composition and functioning of the property lending market;
  • Appreciate complexities and interdependencies of risk and return relationship;
  • Understand how Australian lenders determine their lending interest rates;
  • Develop the necessary skills to undertake a small research project.

Generic skills

On completion of the subject students should have developed the following generic skills and capabilities:

  • Professional/industry communication;
  • Applied research skills;
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

Last updated: 13 August 2019