University of Technology Sydney

16655 Property Finance

6cp; 6 weeks (lectures), 2 weeks (computer tutorials), 1 day block group presentations
Requisite(s): 16642 Property Investment and Valuation
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This is a core subject usually taken in year 3 of the Bachelor of Property Economics (C10310). It focuses on the theories of property finance and investment, the firm's capital structure, leverage impact, financial analysis, source and cost of capital, and financial risk management.

The subject also covers a practical application of finance theory and examines the way that Australian real estate companies and developers finance their activities. Students gain an understanding of why and how real estate companies make decisions regarding gearing, which financing sources to use and the different financial markets typically accessed.

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