MBA Education CRE Basics: Underwriting Multifamily and Valuation Starts Nov. 22

Underwriting Multifamily and Valuation teaches participants the basic concepts of underwriting a retail property. The course introduces the types of retail, the underwriting process and importance of market data.

Participants will have the opportunity to practice abstracting a retail lease, projecting income and expenses, calculating performance metrics, and determining value using sample case studies. The course concludes with a discussion of common retail lending risks and risk mitigants.

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  • Types of Retail and the Underwriting Process
  • Deriving Retail Income and Expenses
  • Retail Valuation
  • Retail Lending Risks and Risk Mitigants

Experience Level:

  • Entry-Level

Intended Audience:

  • Loan Originators/Loan Processors
  • Loan Analysts/Underwriters
  • Loan Closers
  • Servicers
  • Individuals who work in other areas of commercial real estate (marketing, law, accounting) and want to learn more about the commercial/multifamily appraisal


  • Instructors are TBD. The names of the instructors will be emailed to registrants closer to the course start date.

Scholarship Availability & Discounts:

MBA’s Path to Diversity Scholarship enables employees from diverse backgrounds to advance their career development by receiving up to $2,000 in education funds. Learn more and apply at

Your organization can get two complimentary seats to this class with an Education Advantage subscription. Contact Jeff Schummer to learn more about Education Advantage.