LAWS210 Real Estate Law and Conveyancing
Department of Business Studies: Paralegal/Law
- I. Course Number and Title
- LAWS210 Real Estate Law and Conveyancing
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- LAWS100 (C or better) OR REAL101 (C or better) AND REAL102 (C or better);
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- This course utilizes a learning management space to supplement course materials.
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course addresses various topics in real estate law, including estates, titles, acquisition, agreements of sale, encumbrances, conveyancing, and bonds. Other topics include liens, deeds, and mortgages.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning GoalsStudents will
- Understand estates and tenancies in real property;
- Compare and evaluate the different types of title in real property, methods of acquisition of title to real property, and agreements of sale;
- Identify and understand deeds, mortgages, bonds, and warrants, principles of recording of documents, liens and encumbrances, searches and title insurance; and
- Analyze conveyancing in general and the principles relating thereto.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning ActivitiesThe following topics are presented:
- Agreements of sale
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsExams, quizzes, classroom exercises, class or online participation, and/or projects as specified by the area faculty and described in the individual instructor's course syllabus are utilized.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - 5/02; New Core 8/2015; Revised 12/2015