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Learn how to identify a company’s net operating income (NOI) or cash flow, and analyze the project and proposed loan. Capitalization rates and valuation basics are also introduced, as well as the appraisal process and identifying best practices regarding environmental assessments.
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CRE-LDP 2.1 – Underwriting Basics
CRE-LDP 2.2 – Collateral Valuation Considerations
*Only available as a series
What You’ll Learn
Identify the components of CRE quantitative analysis, including gross lease income, vacancy, operating expenses, and net operating income (NOI)
Identify underwriting guidelines for your own bank
Construct a basic income property cash flow using the components of CRE analysis
Evaluate loan repayment sources using the DSC ratio, capitalization rates and valuation, and the LTV ratio
Conduct a stress test of DSC for potentially lower cash flow and higher interest rates and of LTV for potentially higher CAP rates.
Explore changes in property variables on an individual basis using sensitivity analysis
Explain the role and function of capitalization rates
Compare and contrast the direct capitalization valuation approach with the discounted cash flow approach
Identify the key steps in ordering and reviewing appraisals
Explain the rules and regulations regarding appraisals that lenders must follow
Define and describe the types of CRE appraisals and their components
Identify the key steps and issues involved in ordering and reviewing environmental assessments
Describe the rules and guidelines for Phase I environmental reports
Identify and describe the types of environmental risk management tools
After completing this series, students will be able to: