Real Estate Transactions and Practice

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, THU 11:50 am - 1:05 pm TNH 2.138

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final (administered by Exam4 in Closed mode) December 10, 2022 8:30 am A-Z in 2.140


Introduction to Real Estate Law and Practice is for students with little or no knowledge or experience in the industry. This course will begin with an introduction to the commercial real estate industry, including the basic vocabulary and law. This course will review legal theory in the areas of contracts, property (including condominium law), agency, tax (federal income tax and property tax), land use, and business entities; and will apply those areas of law to purchase and sale agreements, brokerage arrangements, leases of improved real estate, choice of ownership entity, acquisition and construction financing, eminent domain and insurance. This course will include a discussion of various types of legal practices in the area of real estate law. This course will only tangentially deal with residential real estate. Materials to be used will include a traditional textbook supplemented by materials supplied by the professor in PDF format. There are no formal prerequisites.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Real Estate Transactions: Cases and Materials on Land Transfer, Development and Finance 7th Edition *
West Academic , edition: 7
ISBN: 978-1-64242-303-7


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
10/28/2022 Exam information updated
06/30/2022 Room(s) changed
04/25/2022 Room(s) changed
04/11/2022 Room(s) changed