AI1127 Fundamentals of Property Development and Agency 6.0 credits

Fastighetsutvecklingens och fastighetsförmedlingens grunder

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course is an introduction to property development and real estate agency and therefore contains a number of important aspects of the real estate market.

The objective of the course is to provide the students with insights into how real estate agents and real estate developers work with meeting the demands from customers, sellers and authorities in their daily operations. Among the course contents is the real estate broker act along with other important legislations. Furthermore, the important role of the financial market will be analyzed.

The students will get practical experience of collecting and analyzing information in a scientific correct way in writing a written report.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course a student should be able to:

  • Describe the real estate agency process and the process of developing property
  • Describe the development and sustainability of the real estate market in terms of function, financing and management
  • Describe the history, sustainability and development of the financial sector, the actor of the financial system and the role of the financial markets in the planning and building process in society
  • Explain how the legal system and laws affect different actors within the real estate sector and the financial system
  • Do an exercise in geodetic surveying
  • Perform and analyze investment calculations and explain how they are different from socio-economic calculations
  • Find, use and evaluate different sources of information
  • Write a well-structured and informative essay and orally present the results

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Specific prerequisites *

Completed upper secondary education and Mathematics 3c, Physics 1a or Physics 1b1 + 1b2, Chemistry 1 (Physics 1a or Physics 1b1 + 1b2 and Chemistry 1 can be replaces by Science 2) or equivalent.

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Assignment, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

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Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Björn Berggren

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Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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Contact

Andreas Fili, 08-790 7354, andreas.fili@abe.kth.se

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.