The module content will reflect the syllabus in other core modules:
Introduction to the brief, visiting the subject property; examination of the legal issues; town and country planning and development considerations; search for and analysis of market sales and rental evidence; valuation for existing use; gross development value of proposed development/change of use; researching the local market for potential uses; environmental and sustainability issues-including energy performance of buildings; marketing of property to find tenants, and prospective purchasers, as appropriate; report writing.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Produce a report, which synthesises information from a wide range of sources in the field of property agency and management.
- Demonstrate an ability to use critical, analytical and creative skills to address practical problems relating to real estate management and sales.
- Critically evaluate evidence and alternative points of view, and be able to reconcile differences of opinion while constructing reasoned arguments of their own.
|Coursework||An individual written report||100%|
Assessments may differ in 2020/21 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.
the following supporting resources should also be consulted:-
Garner, S. and Frith, A. (2013). A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant. (7th edition). Oxford University Press
Millington, A.F. (2000). Property Development. Estates Gazette
Scarrett, D. and Osborne, S. (2014). Property Valuation - the five methods.(3rd edition). Routledge
RICS isurv [online] through the Library Portal - Electronic Resources - at: http://www.isurv.com/
BCIS (Building Costs Information Service) [online] through the Library Portal - Electronic Resources - at: https://gateway.rau.ac.uk/mod/page/view.php?id=25049
Estates Gazette Interactive [online] available through the Library Portal - Electronic Resources - requires RAU [username and password]