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Fall 2017
5345 Real Estate Transactions - ZALE- 20174

Professor(s): Kellen Zale (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  TTH  Location: 144  BLB

Course Outline: This course applies substantive concepts from the first-year property course to a wide range of common real estate transactions and related matters. The primary focus will be residential transaction, but issues relating to commercial transactions will also be considered. Matters to be covered include broker listing agreements, purchase and sales contracts, conveyancing documents, recording acts, title and survey, leases, mortgages and deed of trusts, foreclosures, and other financing issues. The course will be taught through a combination of lecture, drafting exercises, and student discussion of cases and other assigned material. The objective of the course is give students a basic foundation for understanding real estate practice and the tools to identify and address legal issues associated with the conveyancing and financing of real property.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 8/15/17

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Pages 1-26 in the casebook

Final Exam Schedule: 12/7 1 -4pm  240 BLB  213 BLB  

This course will have:
Exam: yes; multiple choice and essay questions

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (7/31/2017 10:10:40 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: PROBLEMS, CASES, AND MATERIALS, 5th edition (Robin Paul Malloy & James Charles Smith) ISBN: 9781454871064