Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals

Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals

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Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals, Second Editionprovides a solid foundation of the basics of real estate law, including the practicalities of daily legal work. This user-friendly text covers all the key topics in real estate law that paralegals need to know, including the basic elements of real property, the different methods used to record and describe property, the methods used to transfer title, the rights associated with real estate ownership, the elements of real estate contracts, an extensive discussion of landlord/tenant law, deeds, mortgages, restrictions on land use, title insurance and title examinations, the closing process, and tax implications.Features that make this classroom-tested textbook a success include:An emphasis onpractical skillsthroughout the book. Students are given a realistic understanding of what it is like to practice in the real world. Aneasy-to-read and engaging stylethat utilizes numerous real world examples and illustrations, emphasizing the practical nature of real estate law.Effective teaching toolsthat include:chapter objectivesto open each chaptera€œIssue at a Glancea€boxes in each chapter that summarize important legal conceptsmarginal definitionsnumerousfigures, tables, and formscase excerptsthat discuss legal theory and practical applicationsa€œSkills You Need in the Real Worlda€sections in each chapter that highlight particular paralegal skills.Web sitesto assist students in gathering more informationKey Terms, Review Questions, and Practical Applicationsexercises at the end of every chapter. Awell-developed instructora€™s manualwith a test bank, lesson plans, suggested syllabi, web resources, and additional assignments as well asPowerPoint slidesfor each chapter.The Second Edition has been thoughtfully reviewed and thoroughly updated and contains:New student workbook, included on CD with the text, provides additional opportunities for applying the law. The workbook includes student activities, online exercises, and review tools such as true/false questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, and matchingUpdated forms and examplesNew casesState-specific supplementsGive your students the advantage of a solid underpinning in all of the intricacies of real estate law with this practical, clear, and concise text.This imposes on the landlord the duty to make repairs to ensure the tenantsa#39; safety. Failure to do so is ... Some state statutes, such as Rhode Islanda#39;s Landlord -Tenant Act, permit the landlord to shift some repair duties to the tenant. Routineanbsp;...

Title:Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals
Author:Neal R. Bevans
Publisher:Aspen Publishers Online - 2008-07-15


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