A commercial real estate mortgage broker is a highly knowledgeable professional in the commercial real estate finance industry. A CRE Mortgage Broker gathers, reviews, and packages information in a manner best suited for funding a capital request.
Our online course is for residential mortgage brokers, CPA’s, attorneys, banking professionals, business/finance majors, or anyone interested in originating, underwriting, and placing loan requests in the capital markets.
The Commercial Mortgage Banking Certification course offers 20 self-paced lessons that teach the basics of commercial real estate underwriting and loan packaging. Our capstone lessons allow you to draw from what you have learned to construct owner-occupied and investment property loan packages suitable for capital market submission. Visit our lesson page to learn more about each lesson.
Commercial Mortgage Banking Certification course graduates will receive a course certificate. Additionally, graduates may be invited to join the PRC Broker Network. Click here to view more information about the PRC Broker Network.
Lesson 1 provides an overview of the complete commercial mortgage finance program. It describes commercial real estate properties, gives a brief overview of how commercial real estate is financed, discusses the important role of commercial mortgage intermediaries and concludes with how you, as a student, can benefit from this program.
Lesson 2 provides an in-depth study of the capital markets, defines the participants in the capital markets, and reveals the methods our financial brokers use to access those capital markets to obtain funds and finance commercial real estate transactions.
Lesson 3 introduces you to your potential clients. It discusses the various types of clients who seek financing for commercial real estate, and provides details on the various entity structures used when financing commercial real estate.
Lesson 4 CRE Underwriting 101 teaches the methods used by commercial mortgage underwriters to qualify loans. Upon completion, students will be able to evaluate property cash flows, values and the projects' ability to pay back a loan or generate a return on investment.