Property Investment and Evaluation


Focuses on investment analysis of residential and commercial properties. Property valuation, investment decision techniques and risk analysis tools are reviewed and their core concepts, principles and techniques are examined.


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  • Trimester 3 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and techniques for property valuation

2. Ability to analyze real estate appraisal process and to apply software and techniques for real estate investment decision-making practices.


1. Property valuation

  • Property valuation approaches
  • National and international valuation standards
  • Valuation strategies and processes

2. Investment appraisal:

  • Time value of money
  • Market research and analysis,
  • Discounted cash flow analysis
  • Investment analysis techniques
  • Risk analysis
  • Software for investment appraisal
  • Statistical forecasting techniques

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): ARBE6350. Students who have successfully completed ARBE6350 are not eligible to enrol in ARBE6351.


This course replaces ARBE6350. If you have successfully completed ARBE6350 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment Items

Participation: Weekly Reviews

Written Assignment: Assignment 1 - Valuation Rationale and Report Issues

Written Assignment: Assignment 2 - Case Study on proposed mixed use development utilising Estate Master software

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