Course Description

CI 101 is a bedrock class for real estate practitioners at a time when risk mitigation, pricing, and cycle assurance have become critical to investors. CI 101 introduces the CCIM Cash Flow Model, a tool for ensuring your investment decisions are based on wise finance fundamentals. During the course, you will learn how to use key financial concepts such as Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Net Present Value (NPV), Cap Rate, Capital Accumulation, and the Annual Growth Rate of Capital to compare different types of commercial real estate investments.


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Course Concepts

This course will teach you how to:

  • Make informed investment decisions using the CCIM Cash Flow Model.
  • Use real estate analysis tools to quantify investment return.
  • Measure the impact of federal taxation and financial leverage on the cash flow from the acquisition, ownership, and disposition phases of real estate investment.


H. Blaine Strickland

H. Blaine Strickland, CCIM, is CEO at HBS Resources, Inc. in Orlando, Fla.  During his 40 years in commercial real estate, he has negotiated transactions with The Massimo Group, Crossman & Company, Hanley Investment Group, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Menlo Commercial Real Estate, and more.

Strickland has been a CCIM Institute instructor since 2007, and has an extensive background in teaching as an adjunct professor at University of Florida, University of North Carolina, Kenan Flagler Business School, University of Central Florida, and Nova Southeastern University. Strickland was also awarded the CCIM Rising Star Award in 2007

Strickland earned his Bachelor degree in Real Estate and Urban Economics from the University of Florida, his Master of Arts in Real Estate from University of Florida.

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