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AI1173 Real Estate Agency in Practice 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AI1173 (Spring 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Real estate agency process. Intake. Close. Mortgage. Interest difference compensation. Amortization requirements. Insolvency. Insurance. Risks. Lender. Consumer. Real estate agent. Information asymmetry. Negotiation. Macro economics. Risk preference. Crisis and conflict management. Housing research. Access. Deed registration. Redemption of loans. Operating costs. Deposition. Agency theory. Escrow. Risk management. Contracts. Incentives. Financial theory. Real estate economics. Databases. Housing policy. Software. Valuation.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course a student should be able to:

  • Describe the different parts of the real estate agency process
  • Apply and analyze the different parts of the real estate agency process

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed courses:

AI1127 Basics of Property Development and Real Estate Agency, and

AI1521 Tenancy, Tenant-Owner and Leasehold Rights, and

AI1550 Introduction to Swedish law

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

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


  • SEM1 - Seminars, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

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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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.

Further information

Course web

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Course web AI1173

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

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Andreas Fili,