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Real Estate Finance

This course provides the student with a basic introduction to the field of real estate finance. It covers all aspects of real financing from filling out the loan application to closing the loan. The course details qualifying standards, disclosure requirements, and loan documents. A partial list of topics covered in the course would include:

  • Money and Monetary System
  • Fiduciary Sources for Real Estate Finance
  • Conventional, Insured, and Guaranteed Loans
  • Financial Agencies and Lending Programs
  • Junior Loans in Real Estate Finance
  • Loan Terms and Note Payments
  • Instruments of Real Estate Finance
  • Processing Real Estate Loans
  • Loan Defaults and Foreclosures

Real Estate Appraisal

This course provides the student with a basic introduction to the principles of real estate appraising. It covers the theory of value creation in real estate and relates these theories to practical application. All appraisal methods are thoroughly covered. The various types of appraisal reports and their various uses are discussed. A partial list of topics covered in this course would include:

  • The Appraisal Process
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Site Valuation
  • Residential Construction
  • Sales Comparison Approach to Value
  • Income Approach to Value
  • Reconciliation and Final Value Estimate

Real Estate Practice

This course provides the student with a basic introduction to the practice of real estate. It encompasses a thorough coverage of field related to real estate such as finance, appraisal, escrow, and real estate investing. It also details the areas necessary to conduct a modern real estate brokerage business. A partial list of topics covered in this course includes:

  • Getting Started in Real Estate
  • Mandatory Disclosures
  • Prospecting
  • Listing Presentations
  • Advertising
  • The Buyer and the Property Showing
  • From Offer to Closing
  • Escrow and Title Insurance
  • Property Management and Leasing

Legal Aspects of Real Estate

This course provides the student with a basic introduction to the field of real estate law. It thoroughly covers all legal aspects that relate to real estate including sources of law, land titles, and real estate contracts. This course also discusses certain alternatives to litigation through the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR's). A partial list of topics covered in this course include:

  • Interests in Real Property
  • Co-Ownership of Real Property
  • Agency Duties and Liabilities
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Titles and Alienation
  • Escrow and Closing
  • Civil Rights and Fair Housing
  • Landlord/Tenant Law

Real Estate Economics

This course provides the student with a basic introduction to the field of real estate economics. It acquaints the student with economic theories that relate to real estate and the practical application of these theories. Course details the factors that affect value in real estate and the government's role in real estate economics. A partial list of topics covered in this course include:

  • Economic Principles and Cycles
  • Economic Theories and Measurements
  • Money and Financing
  • Government Regulations & Taxes
  • Housing
  • Nontraditional Housing
  • Farms and Land
  • Planning & Land Use Control
  • The Economics of Development

Real Estate Principles

This course provides a broad coverage of the underlying principles of real estate. The student is introduced to all the key elements of real property, its ownership, and transfer. The course material gives the student exposure to latest law changes and real estate forms. It also provides an in-depth description of real estate related fields such as real estate finance, appraisal, real estate taxation and escrows. A partial list of the topics covered in this course includes:

  • Introduction to Real Estate
  • Estates, Transfers and Titles
  • Encumbrances
  • Agency and its Responsibilities
  • Contracts
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Escrows & Title Insurance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Subdivision & Government Control
  • Taxation of Real Estate

Mortgage Loan Brokering & Lending

This course provides the student with a basic introduction to the field of mortgage loan brokering. It provides the student with a broad technical knowledge of the state and federal laws that govern the practice of mortgage loan brokerage and lending. It also provides coverage of the disclosures required in the lending field, fair lending practices, and the handling of trust funds. A partial list of the topics covered in this course include:

  • Scope of Mortgage Loan Brokerage
  • Disclosures in Mortgage Loan Transactions
  • Fair Lending Practices
  • Trust Fund Handling
  • Hard Money Makers and Arrangers
  • Securities in the Lending Industry
  • Third Party Originators
  • Mortgage Banking

Property Management

This course provides an overview of the property management field and describes the major functions of the property manager. These functions include handling legal details, interpersonal relationship skills, maintenance, accounting, and administrative activities. This course also deals with practices and problems in the management of various types of property which include residential, office, commercial, and industrial properties. A partial list of topics covered in this course would include:

  • Leases and leasing
  • Residential Property Management
  • Commercial, Office, and Industrial Property Management
  • Liability and Risk Management
  • Records and Controls
  • Fair Housing and Ethics
  • Tenant and Owner Relations
  • Management Operations

Escrows

This course provides the student with a firm understanding of the basic escrow procedures that every real estate licensee who is involved in the buying or selling of real estate should know. It provides a solid footing for students who want to advance their professional standing in the real estate and escrow industries. A partial list of topics covered in this course include:

  • Basic Escrow Processes
  • The Title Report
  • Handling Money and Documents Deposited into Escrow
  • Handling Title Report, Fire Insurance & Property Taxes
  • Debits, Credits & Prorations
  • Reconciliation
  • Exchange Escrow

NEW! Business Law

This course covers Business law in California and combined with Legal Environment of Business becomes one very comprehensive text. Business ownership, anti-trust laws, employment law, securities regulations and international trade law are covered as well as Landmark and Classic Case Studies. The Definitive California Business law reference book. A partial list of topics covered in this course include:

  • Is written for California law
  • Contracts: offer, Acceptance, and Mutual consent
  • Business torts and E-Commerce
  • Sales Law
  • Agency
  • Major forms of Ownership
  • Major Federal Acts
  • Consent and performance
  • Unlawful agreements and the statute of frauds
  • Contract discharge and remedies for breach