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Online course

What Influences Property Value?

Explore the factors that influence property values and house prices with this online course.

What’s the difference between a free course and an upgraded course?

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No access to course tests
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • Access to course tests
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

Find out more

What Influences Property Value?

This course is part of the program Property and Real Estate Context, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a Property and Real Estate degree. Find out more.

Gain new insights into the property market

Our homes provide shelter, sanctuary and comfort, but they’re also a source of wealth. So what makes some properties more valuable than others? Find out with this course.

You’ll unlock the mystery of property values, looking at the influences that inflation and interest rates can have on house prices; and exploring the differences between price, market and investment values.

You’ll also learn about the influence proximity to various amenities have on property demand and demographics; and interpret data on property prices.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 7 secondsOur homes provide, shelter, sanctuary, and comfort. But they're also a source of wealth. What gives property its value? What makes some properties more valuable than others? Let's learn to talk the language of property. Hello, I'm Bill Dimovski from Deakin University. And in this two week course, we will examine the mystery of properties value. We'll discover the influence that inflation and interest rates have on house prices. And we'll explore the differences between price, market value, and investment value. This course will benefit anyone who wants to know a little more about property, wants to be an investor in real estate, or would like to work in the real estate industry.

Skip to 0 minutes and 53 secondsTogether, we will discover and develop your knowledge of property and move closer to understanding the mystery behind property value. I look forward to you joining us.

What topics will you cover?

Our homes provide shelter, sanctuary and comfort, but they’re also a source of wealth. This online course asked: what makes some properties more valuable than others?

In this course, we unlocked some of the mysteries of property values; reflected on whether house prices always rise; explored property related career options; considered the influence of interest rates and inflation on house prices; explored the influence of proximity to various amenities and demographics on property demand; and accessed and interpreted some data on property prices.

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Become familiar with the language of property
  • Explore a variety of career and investment opportunities in property
  • Explore diverse characteristics of land that influence its value
  • Access and interpret some data on property prices

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about property, wants to be an investor in real estate, or would like to work in the real estate industry.

Who will you learn with?

Bill Dimovski

DBA MBA BBus CPA AAPI. Bill has worked at the University for over 30 years, mostly part-time, allowing him to develop/build over 1200 residences and shops plus be involved in many land subdivisions.

Tom Keel

Tom has an MBA and a B.Bus degree and enjoys a diverse career in education, business and development. He has been lecturing in property at Deakin for over three years.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University is Australia’s eighth largest university with more than 53,000 students from more than 100 countries studying online and on-campus!

Advance your career with a degree

This course is the first step to a degree in Property and Real Estate.

What's different about this course?

Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.

If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.

Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!

How do degrees work on FutureLearn?

Do the free course
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Join and complete the program
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Get academic credit for an online degree from Deakin University

Which program and degree is this course part of?

This course is part of the program Property and Real Estate Context, which is part of the degree Property and Real Estate.

Course highlights Get a taste of this course before you join: