Real Estate Investing: Analysis Made Simple
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Real Estate Investing: Analysis Made Simple

Learn How To Evaluate The Quality And Profitability Of A Real Estate Investment By Using Professional Formulas
4.5 (38 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
912 students enrolled
Created by Alex Richichi
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 9 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Evaluate the profitability of any residential property.
  • Evaluate the quality of any residential property.
  • Choose a profitable investment.
  • Estimate future expenses accurately.
  • Identify common major defects.
  • Evaluate the quality of a buildings location.
  • Calculate the exact amount of monthly profit any building will generate.
  • Distinguish the difference between a profitable property and an unprofitable property.
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Requirements
  • No requirements are necessary for enrollment.
Description

Real estate investing may seem like an easy way to make a lot of money. However, without the proper background knowledge, it becomes an easy way to lose lots of money very quickly. 

This course was created for students who want to invest in real estate, but just don't know how to systematically ANALYZE a property's quality and profitability. 

How would you evaluate the quality and profitability of an investment property? Would you know how to answer the following questions about any given property?

1. How much will it cost you annually to operate the property?

2. How much money will you profit per month?

3. What is your return on investment?

3. What future repairs or maintenance should you expect? 

4. Does the property have any major defects?

5. Are there any physical attributes that can help or hurt the property's value?

6. Is the property well located?

7. Is this property worth your time and money?

8. What is the maximum amount you can afford to invest?

9. How can you be sure that you aren't over paying for the property?

Many online courses about real estate investing can be overwhelmingly long. This makes it extremely difficult to review all the material on a weekly basis. At Learn To Landlord, we know that nobody retains 100% of the information by going through a course only once. That's why our courses are never more than 2 hours long, making it easy for you to review sections that you didn’t quite get the first time. This is crucial and allows you the chance to absorb ALL the information. We have condensed our video lectures to ONLY practical information. This is why we can teach a complex subject in only 1 to 2 hours. Every word used is absolutely intentional. Anyone who has ever taken an online course before, will know the value of quality over quantity. 

Knowing how to evaluate many different properties is the key to your real estate investing success. You may need to visit and evaluate over 50 properties, before you find yourself a good investment that will make you a lot of money. This is why you need to use the same systematic method each time.

 If you don't know how to strategically evaluate properties, you may find yourself in financial trouble very quickly. 

Property evaluation is undoubtably the most important skill when it comes to real estate investing. I'm going to be teaching a strategy that I have used during my career as a real estate broker to evaluate over 1 BILLION dollars worth of real estate. 

The best way for you to know if this course is right for you is to take the free Test Quiz in the course introduction (Section 1), titled ''Is This Course Right For Me: Test Quiz''. If you can't answer these 5 questions correctly, then this course is definitely for you. 

Make sure to watch all of the free introduction videos in numerical order. By the end of the videos, you will know if this course fits your level of expertise and if it is right for you. 

One 8 hour shift at your 9-5 will cover the cost of this course. If you don't sign up, then you aren't serious about real estate investing. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is not meant for students who want to evaluate commercial real estate
  • This course is for anyone who does not know how to evaluate the quality or profitability of a real estate property.
  • This course is for anyone who wants a blueprint that will allow you to systematically evaluate any residential property.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 28 Lectures Collapse All 28 Lectures 01:12:17
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Course Introduction
4 Lectures 07:29

This is a quick video that will help you decide if this course is right for you. 

Preview 03:30

By the end of this course, you will develop one of the most IMPORTANT skills needed, in order to become a successful real estate investor.

Preview 01:29

How can I help you avoid wasting your time? 

Preview 01:49

Take this quiz to determine if this course is right for you. 

Preview 00:41
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Evaluating The PROFITABILITY Of A Real Estate Investment
7 Lectures 23:36

Before you dive right in, this lecture will summarize the following section. 

Preview 01:31

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to calculate the monthly mortgage payment of any residential property. 

Calculating The Monthly Mortgage Payment
03:37

Mortgage Payments

Lecture 6 Quiz
5 questions

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to calculate the Net Operating Income (NOI) of any residential property.

Calculating Net Operating Expenses (NOI)
05:50

Calculate Net Operating Expenses

Lecture 7 Quiz
5 questions

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to calculate the Cash Flow of any residential property.

Calculating Cash Flow
02:03

Calculate Cash Flow

Lecture 8 Quiz
5 questions

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to calculate the Cash On Cash Return (CCR) of any residential property.

Calculating Cash On Cash Return (CCR)
03:26

Calculate Cash On Cash Returns

Lecture 9 Quiz
5 questions

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to calculate the Capitalization Rate of any residential property.

Calculating Capitalization Rates
04:31

Calculate Capitalization Rates. Do NOT take vacancy rates into account. 

Lecture 10 Quiz
5 questions

This lecture will review everything from section 2.

Section Review
02:38
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Mid-Course Exam
2 Lectures 04:21
Exam Instructions
00:51

Mid-Course Exam
1 question

Mid-Course Exam Answer Sheet
03:29
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Evaluating The QUALITY Of An Investment Property
6 Lectures 24:09

Before you dive right in, this lecture will summarize the following section. 

Section Overview
01:40

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to evaluate a properties location by asking 8 recommended questions.

Location
05:32

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to identify positive and negative physical attributes. These can either help or hurt your properties value. 

Evaluating Physical Attributes
04:04

Knowing how to estimate future expenses is critical to a real estate investors success. Learn how to apply a professional strategy. 

Estimating Future Expenses
03:49

By the end of this lecture, you will be more familiar with the 4 common major defects, that you definitely want to know about. 

Identifying Major Defects
07:50

This lecture will review everything from section 4.

Section Review
01:14
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Interactive Assignments
8 Lectures 10:35
Interactive Assignment Overview
01:38

Knowing how much you money you can afford to invest is crucial. During this interactive assignment, your task will be to acquire a pre approval document from a bank or lender. Once this assignment is completed, you will know the maximum amount you can afford.

Assignment 1
01:39

During this interactive assignment, your task will be to select a property in your neighbourhood to evaluate.  

Assignment 2
00:37

By the end of this assignment, you will know the Net Operating Income (NOI) of your subject property.

Assignment 3
01:23

By the end of this assignment you will know the Cash Flow of your subject property.

Assignment 4
00:47

By the end of this assignment you will know the Cash On Cash Return (CCR) and the Capitalization Rate of your subject property.

Interactive Assignment 5
01:13

In this interactive assignment, you will analyze all the data you have collected. By the end of this assignment you will know whether your subject property is a good or bad investment.

Interactive Assignment 6
02:03

Section Review
01:12
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Course Conclusion
1 Lecture 02:50

Make sure to consult with specialized professionals in your area before taking any action. Laws and regulations will vary based on your country and state.

Outro
02:50
About the Instructor
Alex Richichi
4.4 Average rating
50 Reviews
1,751 Students
2 Courses
Real Estate Broker | Investor | Entrepreneur

Alex's Mission Is Simple: To make a difference in your life, by helping you create financial freedom, using real estate as your vehicle. 

Alex's job as a Professional Real Estate Broker is to provide his clients with advice and consultation SPECIFICALLY in regards to purchasing and selling real estate. 

Over the years, he has evaluated more than 1 BILLION dollars worth of real estate.

His online courses provide students an opportunity to leverage his knowledge and expertise. 

You'll enjoy Alex's lively and encouraging teaching style, which is simple and right to the point. This is reflected by his short and easy to understand courses which often teach very difficult and complex subjects.

Why enroll in Alex's courses?

Because they will help you achieve real world results.

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