15 Credits SPRING

Co-requisites: TRP6416

Aims/Description: This unit examines the methods of valuing real property interests. It introduces and applies financial mathematics and basic valuation and investment formulae in a property market context; and examines the principal methods of valuation ┐ accounts, comparative, contractors, investment and residual approaches; the purposes and mandatory requirements of valuation; and statutory valuations. It also considers issues in valuation practice, including relevant standards and guidance; and the RICS `Red Book┐.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students on TRPT120, TRPT121

Staff Contact: Dr Cath Jackson
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Notes: May be taken as part of a programme of study accredited by the RICS or the RTPI

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