CFI Real Estate Financial Modeling Course

Who should take this Real Estate Financial Modeling course:

This real estate development financial modeling in Excel course is designed for anyone who is seeking to develop intermediate to advanced financial modeling skills and become an expert in financial modeling for real estate development.

Recommended Prerequisites

You are expected to have either completed the stated prerequisite course(s) or possess the equivalent knowledge prior to enrolling in this course:

  1. Building a Financial Model in Excel
  2. Business Valuation Modeling

Real Estate Financial Modeling (REFM) Course Overview

Build a dynamic Real Estate Financial Model to evaluate the investment return profile of a development project in Excel. This Excel-based real estate financial modeling course is designed for development professionals, lending/banking analysts, surveyors, and anyone interested in mastering the art of building a real estate development model from scratch.

In this real estate modeling course, you will learn step-by-step how to build a dynamic financial model that incorporates sensitivity analysis of development costs, sales prices, and other aspects of development.

Real Estate Financial Modeling Content and Learning Objectives:

  • Real estate industry Overview
  • Calculate Cap Rate and Net Operating Income (NOI)
  • Build an interactive financial model to assess a project’s financial viability
  • Understand how to project real estate financing (both debt and equity) flow in and out depending on stage of development
  • Design and structure of an Excel-based project finance model
  • Modeling cash flows for a real estate development project
  • Build-in “triggers” and sensitivities to understand a project’s exposure to key drivers
  • Develop ownership and financial structures (debt & equity)
  • Calculate Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return on Sales, Return on Cost
  • Joint Venture (JV structures)
  • Cash flow waterfalls (3 tier cash flow waterfall)
  • Promotes and disproportionate returns
  • Produce a one-page investment summary memo
  • Includes blank and completed financial models to download
  • Certificate of completion