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Construction Funding: The Process of Real Estate Development, Appraisal, and Finance

By Nathan S. Collier & Don A. Halperin

Wiley
Hardcover (544 pages)

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The Fourth Edition of the classic Construction Funding acquaints professionals and students alike with the critical tools needed for developing any successful real estate venture. Using a case example of an actual apartment development, Construction Funding walks the reader through each phase of the project, offering invaluable guidance on selecting markets, rating sites, choosing construction professionals, raising capital, understanding financing options, and mastering cash flow management.

Modern Real Estate Finance and Land Transfer: A Transactional Approach (Aspen Casebooks)

By Steven Bender & Michael T. Madison

Brand: Aspen Publishers
Hardcover (1056 pages)

Modern Real Estate Finance and Land Transfer: A Transactional Approach (Aspen Casebooks)
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When you purchase a new version of this casebook from the LIFT Program, you receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. Now available in an interactive study center, Examples & Explanations offer hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics covered in class.

Starting July 1, 2017, if your new casebook purchase does not come with an access code on the inside cover of the book, please contact Wolters Kluwer customer service. The email address and phone number for customer service are on the copyright page, found within the first few pages, of your casebook.

Modern Real Estate Finance and Land Transfer—sophisticated, yet teachable—explains the increasingly complex legal, business, and tax issues surrounding real estate transactions with discussion relevant to both commercial and residential situations. Through a transactional and interdisciplinary approach, students learn the general rules of law, their underlying rationale or policy, and how (or whether) a rule can be superseded by the mutual consent. Real-world examples help foster practical skills required of attorneys in real estate firms, and the text is appropriate for both the basic Real Estate course and advanced seminar. Topical and chronological organization features coverage of both Real Estate and Real Estate Finance and follows the lending cycle in modern financing. Questions and planning problems help students examine issues in the context of relevant transactions and documents. The authors are scholar-practitioners who skillfully the mix practical skills and theory students will need in today’s competitive legal markets.

The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the law since 2008, including case law and statutory responses to the mortgage crisis in residential real estate; foreclosure defense strategies; policy implications of the mortgage crisis, including the role of lawyers; the expanded role of ADR in real estate transactions; and securitization in light of the mortgage crisis

Features:

  • sophisticated, yet teachable—thoroughly explains complex legal, business, and tax issues in real estate transactions
  • transactional, interdisciplinary approach
    • teaches the general rules of law
    • shows underlying rationale or policy
    • explores how (or whether) a rule can be superseded by mutual consent
  • real-world examples and accessible explanations
  • topical and chronological organization
    • coverage of both Real Estate and Real Estate Finance
    • follows lending cycle in modern real estate financing
  • appropriate for both basic Real Estate course and advanced seminar
  • relevant Questions and planning problems
  • written by scholar-practitioners who blend practical skills with theory
  • suited to both commercial and residential real estate transactions

Thoroughly updated, the revised Fifth Edition presents changes in the law since 2008:

  • case law and statutory responses to the mortgage crisis in residential real estate
  • foreclosure defense strategies
  • policy implications of the mortgage crisis, including the role of lawyers
  • the expanded role of ADR in real estate transactions
  • securitization in light of the mortgage crisis

Real Estate Development Matrix

By Daniel B Kohlhepp

Routledge
Hardcover (348 pages)

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This book presents a new way of thinking about, teaching, learning, and practicing real estate development.

Real Estate Development Matrix describes the process in a two-dimensional model and presents seven Development Stages which form the horizontal axis, and eight sets of Development Tasks which form the vertical axis to define a 56-cell matrix. In each cell, money is spent and risks are taken to achieve certain tasks and thereby create (or destroy) value. This holistic process considers the entire life cycle of real estate from its "green field" inception to its "brown field" state.

The book is written by a real estate developer and academic, and the presented material is conceptual, practical, and non-technical. Jargon has been minimized as much as possible as the author introduces an entirely new model for real estate development that is both academically authoritative and developed in practice.

It is aimed at a general professional audience participating in the development process, but equally the book is ideal for use as a textbook in undergraduate and graduate courses in real estate development, and an excellent supplemental text for business courses discussing real estate finance and investment. It may also be used as a textbook for professional courses, workshops, or seminars in real estate development. The book is supported by an interactive website at http://realestatedevelopmentmatrix.com/

Finance for Real Estate Development

By Charles Long

Urban Land Institute
Released: 2011-04-25
Kindle Edition (216 pages)

Finance for Real Estate Development
 
Product Description:

Explaining how finances drive each decision in the real estate development process, this helpful industry guide recognizes the complexities and significant risks of each project and illustrates how to reconcile conflicting elements to ultimately achieve success. A 36-year real estate development veteran, author Charles Long shares the practical information and personal insights that he has gained over the course of his career, and weaves relevant real world examples into the text, helping to clarify the principles necessary to effectively manage a project in today’s financial landscape. Ideal both for those starting out in real estate development and experienced professionals who want to learn the theory behind the practice, this book offers a different perspective on making the monetary decisions that are involved in property development projects.

Construction Funding: The Process of Real Estate Development, Appraisal, and Finance by Nathan S. Collier (2007-10-12)

By Nathan S. Collier;Courtland A. Collier;Don A. Halperin

Wiley
Hardcover

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Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

By Roger Staiger

Routledge
Released: 2018-05-11
Kindle Edition (559 pages)

Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling
 
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Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling, Second Edition is specifically designed to provide the scalable basis of pro forma modelling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory prior to providing a step-by-step guide for financial real estate model construction using Excel. The book introduces an innovative new financial metric, P(Gain), which quantifies the probability of a Return of Capital and answers the most basic question for investing, "What is the probability I get my money back?". 


This new second edition has been fully revised and expanded. The book is separated into three functional units: (1) Real Estate Valuation Basics, Theory and Skills, (2) Real Estate Pro Forma Modelling, (3) Real Estate Pro Forma (Enhancements). New and enhanced Chapters cover: 




  • Interest rates



  • Amortization



  • Single- and multi-family unit



  • Development module



  • Rent roll module



  • Waterfall (equity bifurcation)



  • Hotel, retail/office and townhouse.  


In addition, this new edition includes problem sets and solutions at the end of each chapter as well as case studies underpinning the chapter topics. Further chapters are dedicated to risk quantification and include scenario, stochastic and Monte Carlo simulations, equity waterfalls, and adding U.S. GAAP financial statements to existing real estate pro forma models.


This book is the ideal textbook for a Real Estate Finance class, providing the theoretical basis of real estate finance as well as valuable modelling skills for the workplace. This book provides individuals with a step-by-step instruction on how to construct a real estate financial model starting with a new spreadsheet. The resultant model is portable, scalable, and modular. A companion website provides the pro forma models to readers as a reference for their own constructed models.


 


Companion web material available at: https://pgainllc.com/ 

Construction Funding: The Process of Real Estate Development, Appraisal, and Finance

By Nathan S. Collier & Don A. Halperin

Wiley
Hardcover (384 pages)

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This updated classic is unrivaled in its complete, single-volume coverage of financing real estate development

This thoroughly revised Third Edition of Construction Funding provides professional and student readers alike with the critical tools needed for developing any successful real estate venture. Using a case example of a 260-unit apartment development, the authors walk the reader through each project phase, offering invaluable guidance on raising capital, selecting markets, rating sites, securing insurance, creating joint ventures, understanding loan options, and mastering cash flow management.

Beginning with an overview of today’s real estate industry, Construction Funding acquaints readers with various types of business organizations in real estate, including the advantages and disadvantages of each. An entire chapter in this first section is devoted to the most critical tool of them all: negotiation. The second section of the book provides a step-by-step outline of the typical development process from start to finish. Included in this section are guidelines for:

  • Creating a pro forma that will make projects profitable, not a loss
  • Understanding the appraisal–the key to financing real estate
  • Navigating a loan application
  • Correctly completing all required documents to close a construction loan
  • Writing a commitment letter that can seal a $15 million deal

The final, third section addresses the mathematical and technical tools of construction, including chapters on forecasting cash flow needs, calculating the time value of money, and funding and feasibility problems. Also provided are appendices containing loan forms, interest rate tables, and valuable information on federal construction programs.

Written by a team of authors with broad experience in the construction and real estate industries, Construction Funding is the book to guide undergraduate and graduate students in construction programs, as well as an invaluable reference for professional developers, planners, and contractors.

The Real Estate Rehab Investing Bible: A Proven-Profit System for Finding, Funding, Fixing, and Flipping Houses...Without Lifting a Paintbrush

By Paul Esajian

Wiley
Released: 2014-09-29
Paperback (288 pages)

The Real Estate Rehab Investing Bible: A Proven-Profit System for Finding, Funding, Fixing, and Flipping Houses...Without Lifting a Paintbrush
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THE HOUSE-FLIPPING HOW-TO THAT TURNS EVERYDAY PEOPLE INTO ENTREPRENEURS

Everyone likes the idea of turning the ugliest house on the block to the best house on the block and making a profit. Until now a system has not been shared on how to successfully complete this task on time and budget without getting your hands dirty. This book not only cracks the code but shares the proven path and system to have a systems based rehab business that makes consistent profits for ordinary everyday people.

The Real Estate Rehab Investing Bible reveals the lucrative seven-stage system that allows author Paul Esajian, and his students all across North America, to manage multiple rehab projects at once, while staying on time and under budget to build and grow their wealth. No experience? No problem. You'll learn strategies to find the right properties, negotiate the right offer, identify the right licensed and insured contractor for the job, and get the property sold to a happy homeowner for a profit.

No capital? No problem. You'll learn how you can use other people’s money to fund your deals and the IRS guidelines that help you keep more of the money you make. By learning and leveraging the principals of rehabbing and real estate, you'll start thinking like a business owner rather than a consumer.

Breaking into residential real estate provides an amazing opportunity for those with little, or no experience, and using other people's money. This book gives you the information, education, and systems every investor needs to start flipping and rehabbing houses without doing the work yourself, and withoutlosing your shirt to contractors and bad investing decisions.

Find Deals:where and how to find deals, analyzing deals, and estimating repairs in minutes to acquire a rehab

Fund Deals:where and how to borrow money, creative financing, and the finance request template to present to asset based lenders and private lenders to fund your deal

Fix Deals:how to run a rehab with a proven system without lifting a hammer, identify A+ licensed and insured contractors at wholesale pricing, and what to focus on to maximize your profit

Flip Deals:how to properly price, stage, and add the sizzle features to get properties sold within weeks of listing the property by properly analyzing comparables and staging the rehab properly

The proven techniques Paul shares work in any location, in any market. If you're ready to get in the game, The Real Estate Rehab Investing Bible teaches you how to play.

Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

By Roger Staiger

imusti
Released: 2015-04-23
Paperback (304 pages)

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Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling is specifically designed to provide an overview of pro forma modelling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory before providing a step-by-step guide for financial model construction using Excel. The idea that real estate is an asset with unique characteristics which can be transformed, both physically and financially, forms the basis of discussion.

Individual chapters are separated by functional unit and build upon themselves to include information on:

  • Amortization
  • Single-Family Unit
  • Multi-Family Unit
  • Development/Construction Addition(s)
  • Waterfall (Equity Bifurcation)
  • Accounting Statements
  • Additional Asset Classes

Further chapters are dedicated to risk quantification and include scenario, stochastic and Monte Carlo simulations, waterfalls and securitized products. This book is the ideal companion to core real estate finance textbooks and will boost students Excel modelling skills before they enter the workplace. The book provides individuals with a step-by-step instruction on how to construct a real estate financial model that is both scalable and modular.

A companion website provides the pro forma models to give readers a basic financial model for each asset class as well as methods to quantify performance and understand how and why each model is constructed and the best practices for repositioning these assets.

Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance

By Richard M. Levy

Routledge
Released: 2019-11-08
Paperback (368 pages)

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This book provides readers with a basic understanding of the principles that underlie real estate development. A brief historical overview and an introduction to basic principles are followed by examples from practice. Case studies focus on how cities change and respond to the economic, technological, social and political forces that shape urban development in North America. It is important to have a framework for understanding the risks and rewards in real estate investing. In measuring return, consideration must be given to both investment appreciation and the cash flow generated over the life of a project. In addition, metrics are presented that can be useful in assessing the financial feasibility of a real estate development proposal. This book also provides an overview of the forces of supply and demand that gauge the potential market for a new project. In determining the size of "residual demand", estimates for population growth, family formation, and new development are important.

All development projects fall under the auspices of one or several jurisdictions. Though every jurisdiction has different rules and procedures, basic knowledge of the planning process is critical to the success of all development projects regardless of location. Furthermore, all projects have a legal component. Basic issues of land ownership, property rights, property transfer, and land registration are reviewed, all need to be considered when a property is sold or purchased. This book also provides a primary on the design and construction process. In constructing a building, a team of experts is first required to design the architectural, structural and HVAC systems for a building. An overview is provided of each building systems: wood, concrete, and steel.

Critical to a successful real estate development, project management principles for the processes of design, bidding, and construction are explored, with close attention given to budgeting, scheduling and resource management. Essential reading for anyone involved in the development of our built environment, this is a must read introduction for students and professionals in architecture, urban planning, engineering or real estate seeking an approachable and broad view of real estate development and finance.


 
 


 
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