Real Estate Transactions (Ebby)
TR 9:00AM - 10:20AM
This course is designed to provide an introduction to modern real estate transactions, in theory and in practice. The course materials will cover sales/purchases, mortgage financing, leasing, and related subjects, with emphasis on the relevant transactional documents and the lawyer's role in negotiating, drafting, advising, and problem solving. We will discuss some of the legal ramifications of the current pandemic . Students will have an opportunity to analyze and negotiate an agreement for the sale of real estate. Classes will include lectures and discussion, and attendance is required. Each student will be required to submit a paper (10-15 pages), on a subject chosen by the student. There will be no final examination; grades will be based upon the paper (75%) and class participation (25%).
Business and Corporate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of business and corporate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of business and corporate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to business and corporate law; Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnection between the world of business and finance and that of business and corporate law, and how they affect other areas of law and society.
Property and Real Estate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of property and real estate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of property and real estate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to property and real estate law; Demonstrate an understanding of how property and real estate law affect other areas of law.
"Real Estate Transfer, Finance and Development" by Nelson, Whitman, Burkhart and Freyermuth