Spring 2020
5345 Real Estate Transactions - CRUMP- 24269

Professor(s): David Crump (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  MW  Location: 111  TUII

Course Outline: This course will cover a wide range of 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 revised 1/7/20

Course Notes:   COPIED MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP IN 114 TUII (as of Jan. 7, 2020).


First Day Assignments: I. Real Estate Transactions, I: The Purchase Agreement - sections A and B (through SIMULATION EXERCISE 2A) on the Syllabus

Final Exam Schedule: 05/01 1-4pm      

This course will have:
Exam: YES

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

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: Yes

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (11/7/2019 10:42:41 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: 2 titles: (1) Property Cases, Documents, and Lawyering Strategies, by David Crump, David Caudill, David Charles Hricik, 3d edition 2014 (ISBN: 978-0-76985-281-2); (2) Anatomy of a Real Estate Transaction, David Crump and Jerome Curtis, Jr., ISBN: 978-0916081027