Commercial Real Estate Basics: Underwriting Retail and Valuation: August 2024

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About the Event

Underwriting Retail 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.


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


• Instructor-Guided Online Course

Experience Level(s):

• 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

Program Schedule:

Week 1:

• Thursday, August 8 (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET)

Week 2:

• Thursday, August 16 (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET)

Week 3:

• Thursday, August 22 (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET)

Week 4:

• Thursday, August 29 (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET)

** Webinars may vary in duration depending on the subject matter**

Scholarship Availability & Discounts:

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Your organization can get two complimentary seats to this class with an Education Advantage subscription! Contact Kathy Ryan to learn more about Education Advantage!