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Real Estate

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REAL-42 REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES
3 units: 3 hours lecture. Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
This course is an analysis of principles of real estate in California, history of California real estate, property, contracts, agencies, listings, real estate financing, deeds, liens and encumbrances, escrows and title insurance, land descriptions, real estate mathematics, and real estate licensing and state regulations. (12/03)

REAL-43 REAL ESTATE PRACTICES
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
This course is an analysis of problems related to establishing and conducting a real estate business, the real estate office valuations of listings, prospecting, advertising, the selling process, closing the sale, financing real estate, exchanges and specializing brokerage, income properties, management and leasing, taxes and real estate deals, land utilization, and professional and public relations. (12/98) REAL-44 LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
This class is a practical applied study of California real estate law intended to be of help in avoiding legal difficulties which can arise in connection with real estate transactions. (12/98)

REAL-45 REAL ESTATE FINANCE
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
This course is a practical applied study and analysis of money markets, interest rates, and real estate financing. Actual case illustrations will demonstrate lending policies, and problems and rules involved in financing real property, including residential, multi-family, commercial, and special purpose properties. (12/98)

REAL-46 REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
This course explains methods and techniques for analyzing data used in the valuation of real property. Case study methods are employed; field work and demonstration and/or form appraisal reports are required. Principles and theories of real estate valuations, as well as the approaches to value (cost, market, income) are studied with an emphasis on residential properties. (12/98)

REAL-48 REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
This course provides a practical approach to management of developed real estate. Emphasis is given to economics of real estate; neighborhood analysis and rent schedules; management procedures; selection of personnel; contracts and purchasing; interior and exterior maintenance repair; leasing, advertising, and publicity; managing family residences, apartment buildings, store buildings, office buildings, and other commercial properties; management accounting; modernization and rehabilitation; and adequate insurance plans. (12/98)

REAL-49 ESCROW PROCEDURE
(Formerly REAL-49A) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: REAL-42. Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84.
This course covers the principles and procedures involved in the process of opening and closing real estate escrow transactions. The course will define legal documents and terminology used in escrow procedure as well as explain the processing of documents and transfer of title combined with sale and closing procedures for several different types of escrows. (1/04)


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