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AFX3355 - Property investment

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr John Flaherty


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit considers characteristics of property investment, valuation of real estate assets, real estate market analysis, the role of equilibrium asset pricing models, real estate and portfolio theory, measurement of risk and return, indices and pricing models, the effect of leverage and taxation, real estate in mixed asset portfolios, listed and unlisted property trusts, property management and development projects.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment(s): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


AFC2140 or AFF2631