Real Estate Law
Course CodeBL 482
- Winter 22
- Winter 23
PrerequisitesBBA Junior or Senior Standing or BusAd Minor
Real Estate Law --- LAW- The legal distinction between real and personal property; the importance of fixtures in real estate acquisition and development; the nature and use of air, water and mineral rights; the role of easements in real estate developments; the types of ownership (general forms such as joint ownership, condominiums, and timeshare and investment forms such as limited partnerships, LLCs, and real estate investment trusts); contractual arrangements with real estate brokers; anti discrimination laws; real estate contracts; proof of title and the role of title companies; legal aspects of financing mortgages, and land contracts, mechanics liens and closings; and acquisition through leases. This course is offered as a BBA elective and does not satisfy the BBA law requirement.