Real Estate Transactions and Practice

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, THU 3:55 - 5:10 pm JON 5.257

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam (administered by Exam4 in Closed mode) December 6, 2023 1:30 pm A-Z in 2.123


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 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 *
Korngold, Gerald and Goldstein, Paul
West Academic , edition: 7
ISBN: 978-1-64242-303-7


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Date Updated
06/25/2024 Exam information updated
06/18/2024 Exam information updated
10/31/2023 Exam information updated