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Real Estate Law

real estate law

Gain an understanding of real and personal property law

This course provides an analysis of the basic principles involved in real and personal property law, as well as a practical understanding of real estate transactions, land lord-tenant issues, and land use restrictions.

This course is an elective in the Paralegal Certificate but may also be taken as a standalone course. It is offered once per year.


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Learner Outcomes

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Understand the closing process from contract to document execution
  • Recognize all of the documents that are relevant to the real estate transaction process
  • Understand how to conduct a title examination and present the results in a title commitment
  • Analyze land lord-tenant issues and timelines
  • Recognize the relevant land use concepts, land use restrictions, and language