This 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).
Audience: Anyone wanting a working knowledge of Real Estate Law and potential issues.
- Introduction and Sources of Real Estate Law
- Land Interests: Present and Future
- Extent of Real Estate Interests
- Nonpossessory Interests in Real Estate
- 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
- Constitutional Issues in Real Estate
- Environmental Law
- Legal Issus in Land and Economic Development
- Tax Aspects of Real Estate Ownership and Transfer