2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 10, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

LAW 202 - Real Estate Law

Description: Overview of legal requirements and the documents and forms relating to real property transactions. Real estate purchase and sale, various methods of holding title to real property, mortgages, lease agreements, liens and declarations of homestead.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Introduction to law and legal systems
  2. Land/property and related concerns
  3. Estates in land and ways of holding title
  4. Encumbrances
  5. Conveyances
  6. Legal descriptions
  7. Leases
  8. Contracts
  9. Title defects and resolutions
  10. Mortgages and deeds of trust

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use the terminology that applies to real estate law. (1,2,6)
  2. Describe ways of holding title, encumbrances and conveyances. (3-5)
  3. Draft real estate documents for a transfer of real property. (7-10)
  4. Identify title defects and resolutions. (9)
  5. Develop a real estate notebook to aid in undertaking a real estate transaction. (6-10)
  6. Analyze legal concepts and apply them to a real estate transaction. (2,6)
  7. Analyze how real estate law impacts other areas of law. (1,2)