Prepare for a Professional Career in Real Estate
Earn a certificate in Real Estate in less than a year.
Scheduled for working adults, taught by working professionals.
The real estate profession offers one of the widest career selections in the business world today. Residential sales, office buildings, industrial property and corporation farmland, property management, land development, mortgage banking, urban planning, real estate counseling, appraisal and research … all facets of a career in real estate.
Grand View’s certificate program prepares you to pass your state license exams and launch a career with flexibility, the potential for high earnings, and autonomy. You’ll study with others who are as self-motivated as you are!
Configured for working adults:
Combination of online and in-classroom coursework
Class meetings one night a week (Thursdays)
Complete in 9 to 12 months
Taught by working real estate professionals
Because Grand View’s real estate program covers both theory and practice, you’ll be prepared to work in virtually any area of real estate, such as:
Real estate law and finance
And you’ll receive college credit for the certificate program that could lead to completion of a bachelor’s degree.
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Click HERE to request more information online, or contact Grand View's College for Professional and Adult Learning at 515-263-6183.
Accounting. Basic concepts of sole proprietorship accounting, including computer applications.
Commercial Real Estate Analysis and Investment. A study of commercial real estate as an investment, including urban economics analysis, cash flow analysis, macro-level real estate valuation – REITs mortgages as investments, and real estate portfolio analysis.
Principles of Real Estate. The fundamentals of the decision-making process for the real estate profession. You’ll learn about basic appraisal and value analysis, real estate economics and how finance and law are applied in real estate.
Property Management. Managing commercial property and the associated risks, with emphasis on owner/tenant relations, leases, residential property and working with regulatory bodies.
Real Estate Appraisal and Valuation. Appraisal theory applied to both the residential and commercial sector. Includes property inspection and analysis, sales comparison approach, valuing sites, cost approach, and income capitalization.
Real Estate Finance. Financial tools, options and constraints for residential and commercial markets.
Real Estate Law. An in-depth study of law as applied to the real estate profession. Property description rights and interests, zoning ordinances, leasehold interest, contracts, ownership and broker duties, elements of the sales transaction, and real estate improvements.