Real Estate Law

Course Number: Self-Study

Course Code: BAN 3718

The Real Estate Law course is ACE recommended for college credit transfer!

This Real Estate Law course brings to life the color and law of real estate in day-to-day settings.  In addition to the lively case selection, it also has a clear set of rules that will enable you to recognize, solve, and prevent legal issues.  As a result of this course, students will be able to: understand partial ownership AND co-ownership of real property, and lending issues related to these topics; discuss real estate, residential and commercial leases; understand mechanic’s liens (strikethrough: methods of real property conveyance); discuss constitutional issues, specifically eminent domain powers; and understand environmental issues in real property, focusing on the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). 

Topics include:

  • Introduction and Sources of Real Estate Law
  • Land Interests: Present and Future
  • Extent of Real Estate Interests
  • Nonpossessory Interests in Real Estate
  • Fixtures
  • Liens
  • Describing Land Interests
  • Co-Ownership of Real Estate
  • The Landlord-Tenant Relationship
  • Commercial Leases
  • Real Estate Communities: Multiunit Interests and Owners’ Association
  • The Broker’s Role in the Transfer of Real Estate
  • Methods of Transfer and Conveyance in Real Estate
  • The Purchase Contract
  • Financing in the Transfer of Real Estate
  • Closing the Deal
  • Transferring Real Estate after Death: Wills, Estates, and Probate
  • Zoning
  • Constitutional Issues in Real Estate
  • Environmental Law
  • Legal Issue in Land and Economic Development
  • Tax Aspects of Real Estate Ownership and Transfer

Audience: n/a

Prerequisites: CFT strongly RECOMMENDS that students complete the Residential Mortgage Lending course prior to taking the Real Estate Law course.

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Member Price: $695.00
Non-Member Price: $795.00
Textbook Charge: $0.00

Credits: 3


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