R101 | Real Estate Investments 101: A Basic Introduction


9:30 am - 11:00 am 


3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22 &  4/29

Six Sessions 

This course is offered online via the easy-to-use Zoom program.

This course offers students a thorough orientation in the fields of real estate investment and finance. It covers the basics of real estate investment analysis, mortgage concepts, and the financing of residential and commercial properties. The goal is for the students to be comfortable with the basic tools to evaluate both debt and equity investments in real estate. Also, the course covers alternative types of mortgages and ways in which financing and investments in real property assets are accomplished.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus Spring 2021 OLLI.docx

Stephen Pearlman has over thirty years of experience teaching college courses on real estate as an adjunct professor, including graduate level courses in Columbia University’s School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation; undergraduate-level and graduate-level course at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College; and graduate-level coursework in the Masters of Science in Real Estate program at New York University. He has been involved in over $8 billion of transactions advising institutional, corporate, as well as other real estate owners and investors in the structuring and execution of asset sales, note sales, sale leasebacks, financing and other capital markets transactions. His responsibilities included the disposition of investment properties, the sale of loan portfolios and the debt origination on behalf of institutional, corporate and private owners of real estate. He holds an MBA in Finance and Investments from Baruch College. 


Sign up for our free email newsletter, and don't miss out on our great programs!
Support OLLI at Berkshire Community College and lifelong learning!

OLLI: the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College
Partners in education with Williams College, Bard College at Simon's Rock and the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

1350 West Street | Pittsfield, MA 01201 | 413.236.2190 | olli@berkshirecc.edu

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software