Course syllabus

Real Estate Appraisal

VFTF20, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED L
Date of Decision: 2017-04-07

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: L3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The objective of the course is to lprovide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate the properties' market values.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must



Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must



Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The basis of the subject real estate is the economisc price theory for a market economy with particular regard to the property market's specific condition. This forms the basis for this course in property valuation.

Theory and method of property valuation represents the central part of the course. The emphasis is on the sales comparison method and the yield method. Value Theory and analysis of the property market's interaction with legislation and policies represent other focus areas of the course.

Instruction consists of lectures, exercises, seminars and project work in which the theoretical elements, as well as some prior knowledge, integrated and applied.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Participation in project works and a final written examination.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: VFTA01 Real Estate and Physical Planning VFTF01 Economics
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VFT045, VFTF05

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Ingemar Bengtsson,
Examinator: Universitetslektor Ingemar Bengtsson,
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