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
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will
    1. Understand estates and tenancies in real property;
    2. Compare and evaluate the different types of title in real property, methods of acquisition of title to real property, and agreements of sale;
    3. Identify and understand deeds, mortgages, bonds, and warrants, principles of recording of documents, liens and encumbrances, searches and title insurance; and
    4. Analyze conveyancing in general and the principles relating thereto.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    The following topics are presented:
    1. Estates
    2. Titles
    3. Acquisition
    4. Agreements of sale
    5. Encumbrances
    6. Conveyancing
    7. Bonds
    8. Liens
    9. Deeds
    10. Mortgages
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    Exams, 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.
  4. 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