Real Estate Law Course

This Real Estate Law Course is ACE recommended for college credit transfer!

ACE Credit Recommendation Reference Number: CFTA-0021 (CFT Course Code: A218)

Course Prerequisite:  CFT strongly RECOMMENDS that students complete the Residential Mortgage Lending course prior to taking the Real Estate Law course.

Course Description and Audience:

This Real Estate Law course brings to life the color and law of real estate in day-to-day settings.  In addition to the lively case selection, it also has a clear set of rules that will enable you to recognize, solve, and prevent legal issues.  As a result of this course, students will be able to: understand partial ownership AND co-ownership of real property, and lending issues related to these topics; discuss real estate, residential and commercial leases; understand mechanic’s liens (strikethrough: methods of real property conveyance); discuss constitutional issues, specifically eminent domain powers; and understand environmental issues in real property, focusing on the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).

Topics include:

  • Introduction and Sources of Real Estate Law
  • Land Interests: Present and Future
  • Extent of Real Estate Interests
  • Nonpossessory Interests in Real Estate
  • Fixtures
  • Liens
  • Describing Land Interests
  • Co-Ownership of Real Estate
  • The Landlord-Tenant Relationship
  • Commercial Leases
  • Real Estate Communities: Multiunit Interests and Owners’ Association
  • The Broker’s Role in the Transfer of Real Estate
  • Methods of Transfer and Conveyance in Real Estate
  • The Purchase Contract
  • Financing in the Transfer of Real Estate
  • Closing the Deal
  • Transferring Real Estate after Death: Wills, Estates, and Probate
  • Zoning
  • Constitutional Issues in Real Estate
  • Environmental Law
  • Legal Issus in Land and Economic Development
  • Tax Aspects of Real Estate Ownership and Transfer

Diplomas and Certificates Applicable to the Real Estate Law course:

eBook access included in tuition


John Mark Stephens
John Mark Stephens

John Mark Stephens brings to Johnson Stephens & Leal over 25 years of both legal and banking experience, as a commercial and real estate lender for a major national bank and a regional lender, as well... read more.

Course TitleCreditsStart DateStart TimeDelivery TypeDelivery OptionInstructor / LocationPrice
Real Estate Law3 Any AnySelf-StudySelf-Study John Mark Stephens$760.00 Register Now
Real Estate Law3 06/12/2023 AnyOnlineOnline Faculty$760.00 Register Now
Real Estate Law3 10/16/2023 AnyOnlineOnline Faculty$760.00 Register Now
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