Property Economics and Finance


Explores the property and urban economics at national and international levels. Sources and types of property finances are examined for various types of property developments. Taxations in relation to property are taken into account of the financial considerations.


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  • Trimester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the property and urban economics at national and international levels.

2. Understand various forms of taxation in relation to property investment and development.

3. Ability to analyze the property finance for various property developments, including financing and evaluation techniques.


1. Property and urban economics:

  • National economics,
  • Development and investment markets,
  • Property market cycles,
  • Global property and urban economics

2. Property taxation:

  • Income tax
  • Profit tax
  • Capital gains tax
  • Depreciation allowances
  • Land tax
  • Negative gearing

3. Property finance

  • sources and types of property finance
  • debt vs equity,
  • financing techniques
  • evaluation techniques
  • risk management

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): ARBE6320. Students who have successfully completed ARBE6320 are not eligible to enrol in ARBE6321.


This course replaces ARBE6320. If you have successfully completed ARBE6320 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment Items

Participation: Weekly Reviews

Written Assignment: Assignment 1 - Property Market Report

Written Assignment: Assignment 2 - Investment Decision

Contact Hours

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Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Online 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term