LAW 200 - Real Property Law
Comprehensive survey of law of real property, emphasizing, practical application to a paralegal function. Analysis of form of deeds, bonds, notes,mortgages, assignments, discharges, purchase of contracts, leases and options. Training in searching title, basic understanding of abstracts of title, real property litigation, estates, condemnation and foreclosure.
Prerequisite: LAW 110 Survey of Paralegalism
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Define the legal terminology regarding the ownership, acquisition and conveyance of Real Estate.
2. Articulate an understanding regarding the distinction between Personal and Real Property.
3. Understand the Law of Fixtures by identifying various legal texts used in fixture law.
4. Understand the process of transferring title to Real Estate; including the use of deeds, mortgages, promissory notes, real estate contracts, and closing statements and prepare such statements.
5. Close the Real Estate transaction.
6. Articulate the difference between a buyer representation and a seller representation.
7. Understand the role of the County Clerk Records in the Real Estate Transaction by recording various documents.
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