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
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

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