University of Stellenbosch – Investment Management, Real Estate Investment and Financing

University of Stellenbosch Investment Management Real Estate Investment and Financing Website

Website: http://academic.sun.ac.za/business/Nagraads_Engelse_brosjure.htm#Content_of_modules_fixed_property


The objectives of this course are to familiarise students with portfolio management, and the evaluation of portfolio performance. After completing this course, a student should be able to apply the theories when compiling investment portfolios, selecting investments and evaluating portfolio performance in practice


Fixed property forms part of many diversified investment portfolios. The study of fixed property from an investment perspective is consequently an essential element of the decision whether or not to include fixed property in a portfolio. In order to provide the student with guidance to fixed property investments, the following topics are included in the module:

  • Property systems and markets
  • Property economics
  • Property valuation
  • Property investment and the impact of capital gains tax
  • Property finance and securitisation
  • Property portfolio management, valuation and assessment
  • Legal and town planning issues related to real estate investment