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Real Estate Valuation and Analysis

VFTF25, 10 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED L
Date of Decision: 2021-03-12

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 provide 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 assignments 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: Written exam determines the grade. An approved grade also requires approved achievements in seminars and assignments as well as other compulsory elements. Mandatory attendance is required for seminars and computer exercises.

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:

Assumed 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,
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