Welcome to California Real Estate Finance. This is one of the twelve courses that students can use to meet the third course requirement for a California State Salesperson's License. Additionally, the course helps students prepare for further studies in real estate. This course covers real estate financing: lending policies, and problems; financing transactions in residential, apartment, commercial, and special purpose properties; and methods of financing properties. This course applies towards educational requirements for both a salesperson's or broker's examination.
This was the first show for the class and provided an overview of the course materials.
This was the second show in the course and covered the history of money, The Federal Reserve System, and the future of money as a medium of exchange. Also, there was a review and discussion of the Federal Reserve and it's current Chairman, and other very important web sites that affect real estate finance.
This was the third show in the course and covered the real estate/business cycle. Also, factors such as population growth, politics, social issues, etc., that affect real estate values and finance were covered.
This show continued the discussion of Real Estate Cycles and the Secondary market. The three main Secondary Market Associations FNMA, GNMA and FHLMC were discussed in detail. Also, students were shown the web sites for each one of these organizations and other web site links listed under the Web Sites Links Chapter 2 area on the class Blackboard web site.
This show began with a discussion of Sources of Funds and The Primary Market. Traditional Direct Lenders such as Savings and Loans, Commercial Banks and Credit Unions were discussed. Also, the Savings and Loan problems of the 1980’s that led up to the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) were discussed.
This show continued with a discussion of Sources of Funds and The Primary Market and covered the role of indirect lenders. Indirect Lenders such as Pension Funds, Insurance Companies, Mortgage Brokers, and Mortgage Bankers/Mortgage Companies were covered. Also, Real Estate Investment Trusts and the role of Private Individual as lenders and investors were discussed. Finally, the use of the internet to obtain loans and other financial web sites were demonstrated and discussed in detail.
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