Applied analytics for private real estate. Understanding the mathematics of real estate is an essential requirement to making any investment decision. With real estate markets improving and opportunities arising again after the recent economic downturn, the need to accurately analyze and calculate investments is greater than ever. Real Estate Mathematics is a detailed and practical guide for private real estate fund managers and investors. Lead edited by David Lynn, PhD and Tim Wang, PhD, this guide features contributions from over 25 leading real estate professionals in the industry today that will shed light on some of the most challenging quantitative problems that face private real estate today. This essential guide will help you:; Understand the fundamentals of real estate investing and its drivers; Assess and model quantitative risks using cutting-edge mathematical methods; Forecast, measure and benchmark real estate performance; Understand the dynamics of financing sources, including loans, debt, derivatives and CMBS; analyze and identify the risks and returns in making international and cross-border investments ; Calculate capital structure, management fees, carried interest and other economic incentives; Familiarize yourself with the latest in real estate valuation and appraisals; Gain insight into managing your portfolio through the cycles; Inform yourself of the principles and methods of sustainable property financial analysis.