Legal Aspects of Real Estate

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1 Unit
Online Fixed-Date

Course Description

Champion Real Estate Legal Concepts

This course will provide an overview of all legal aspects of acquiring, developing and operating commercial projects. The course curriculum will be taught from a hands-on perspective, focusing upon core legal principles utilizing numerous case studies, and a variety of sample legal documents.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: Professionals who wish to obtain a foundation for a career in real estate or students who seek to specialize within this one area of the real estate industry

Course Materials: All materials shared within your online course.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
REP-X817 – 012 11 Jul 202401 Aug 2024 1 $450

Legal Aspects of Real Estate

11 Jul 202401 Aug 2024
Online Fixed-Date
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REP-X817 – 012 – Legal Aspects of Real Estate

Number of Sessions: 4

Type Date Time Location Instructors
Online Thu Jul 11, 2024 6:00PM – 9:15PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course Galuppo
Online Thu Jul 18, 2024 6:00PM – 9:15PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course Galuppo
Online Thu Jul 25, 2024 6:00PM – 9:15PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course Galuppo
Online Thu Aug 1, 2024 6:00PM – 9:15PM LMS/Zoom, LMS Course Galuppo

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, to review important course details. This course will be meeting via Zoom, meeting information and additional resources will be shared within USD’s Learning Management System two days prior to the course start date.

What You Will Learn

  • Evaluate interests and identify limitations and restrictions of the use of real property
  • Understand the legal principles applicable to site acquisition
  • Learn about title and physical due diligence
  • Understand environmental issues and CEQA processing affecting development
  • Learn the financing, construction and leasing of income properties and manage deal documentation


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Online Fixed-Date

Online Fixed-Date: Online fixed-date courses offer a convenient, yet rigorous style of learning that enables you to collaborate with your instructor and other students in a shared, online learning environment. These courses have fixed start and finish dates, but as an online student you will have 24/7 online access to your classroom assignments, syllabus and course resources. Our online fixed-date courses allow you to work on your assignments anytime, although you are required to complete the assignments by specific dates.

How is the learning structured? In an online fixed-date course, you and your classmates will proceed through the curriculum together, collaborating in a shared learning experience. Each online fixed-date course is asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime, although required to complete the assignments by specific dates. The course is designed with learning modules where all of the content is grouped into weekly assignments. Each module covers one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:

  • Module introduction that outlines what you can expect to learn in the module.
  • Required readings (textbook, articles, journals, etc.) and presentations (audio and/or video).
  • Assignments with due dates (which may include: written assignments, journal entries, research, blogs, etc.) based on the readings and presentations.
  • Discussion forum where you answer prompts from the instructor and interact with your classmates.
  • Module conclusion to review the topics and what you should have learned.
  • Typically, there is a final project, paper, or exam due in the last module that culminates all of the topics covered in each of the learning modules. You’ll find that the design of the learning modules has a rhythm to help you manage your time in the course.


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