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Law, History, Communication

LHC 482 Real Estate Law
  3 hours Elective Terms Offered: W14
  Advisory Prerequisites: NO J.D STU. 
  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.