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Spring 2018
6330 Real Estate Transactions, Practical Drafting- Distance Learning - LONG- 22798

Professor(s): Chris Long (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  TTH  Location:  

Course Outline: This is a “nuts & bolts” practical course that will consider the basic building blocks of real estate transactions, a survey of a wide range of various common real esate transaction, and related matters. Many of the topics to be covered apply both to commercial and consumer real estate transactions. Some consumer transactions will be considered, but the primary focus will be on commercial transactions. Matters to be covered will include conveyancing documents, recordation statutes, purchase and sale agreements, chain of title, selected oil, gas and mineral issues as they may impact on real estate title and development, title insurance, basic methods of real estate finance, promissory notes, deeds of trust, troubled loan workout issues, foreclosure, leases, ethics and lawyers liability issues in real estate transactions. Course assignments will include the drafting of various documents, including deeds, promissory notes, sales contracts, and selected provisions of deeds of trust, foreclosure documents, and leases.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=12. No room will be assigned for the course, but class activity will be oriented toward the scheduled course meeting times.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type: simulation

Bar Course: No