PLS 272 - Real Estate Law
Introduces students to real estate law and practice. Topics of study include: property rights, principles of land ownership, sale, financing and conveyance, contracts, mortgage loans, mortgages, deeds, recording, settlement concepts, condominiums, leasing, landlord/tenant summary proceedings, and other property concepts. Students focus on managing multiple participant relationships, and opening, controlling, and closing the real estate file. Emphasis on the law regarding, and performing selected tasks and responsibilities listed in the "MCC's Survey Results for Paralegal Competency Expectations" in the specialized practice area of real estate under the supervision of an attorney. Two class hours.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of PLS 260 and PLS 266, or permission of program director.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain basic real estate law concepts.
2. Prepare real estate transactions for an attorney.
3. Articulate the use and function of each major real estate document.
Course Offered Spring only