Certified Property Analyst (CPA)

Excel may be used to create adaptable real estate finance models. Case studies emphasize investments in core, core plus, and value-added real estate. This course teaches you how to model rental properties, create rent functions, simulate costs, and compute returns. Additionally, it demonstrates how to decipher and evaluate the outcomes. Over the past 20 years, worldwide real estate organizations have continuously received instruction in the Real Estate Analyst course, which is without a doubt the most important financial modeling training for your profession.

Certification Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to value and appraise real estate investments as well as how to structure an investment cash flow from the ground up.
  • Create quarterly and yearly discounted cash flows
  • Look closely into tenancy schedule modeling: lease expiration, upward-only rent adjustments, and break clauses
  • Utilize sensitivity charts and tables to analyze risk.
  • Use best practices and come up with fixes for typical modeling issues

Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of work experience as a Property Analyst

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CPA, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Certification Modules:

Module 1: Term & Reversion and Layer Method Valuation
Module 2: Cash Flow inputs
Module 3: Comparing Value, Price and Worth
Module 4: IRR analysis