Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Orientation & Course Outline

  • 2

    Introduction to Due Diligence

  • 3

    Reviewing A Property's Financial Statements

    • Surplus vs Deficit, Reserve Fund & Credit Lines, Offering Plan: Notes Section

    • Knowledge Check 3

  • 4

    Property Management Policies & Issues

    • Capital Improvement Projects & Mechanical Systems of a Property

    • Financing, Sponsor Owned Units & Sublet Policies

    • Taxes, Certificates of Occupancy, Permits & Restrictions, Commercial Space & Closing Costs

    • Knowledge Check 4

  • 5

    Course Evaluation

    • Survey

Instructor(s)

Managing Partner, Romer Debbas LLP

Michael J. Romer, Esq.

Michael J. Romer, Esq. is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Romer Debbas, LLP. Michael represents a broad range of clients in connection with the acquisition, sale, lease, development and/or financing of commercial land residential properties. Such clients include both domestic and foreign individuals buying for residential or investment purposes as well as institutional and private equity clients. Michael is also counsel to a wide majority of lending instutions in the country that are focused on real estate finance. He is a frequent contributor to local and national media including New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Real Deal and Nasdaq TV. In addition, Michael frequently lectures in NYC's major real estate brokerage firms.