Legal Dimensions of Real Property
In this session, we'll define real property and review real property rights. We'll also examine possessory and non-possessory interests in real property as well as discuss different forms of co-ownership of real property.
Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements
Students will review the essential elements of a valid contract and learn how to summarize remedies available in the event of breach of contract. We'll also look at how to analyze key contractual provisions.
Transferring Title to Real Property
This session will relate the concept of legal title to real property rights, compare and contrast different types of deeds, plus delve into the process of voluntarily transferring title.
Debt Financing Transactions
This week, students will learn how to identify sources of debt financing and review common loan documents. Students will discuss construction loans and permanent loans and explore different types of security interests.
In this session, we'll consider the legal concerns of developers, contractors and lenders. Students will learn to evaluate contractual methods of allocating risks and responsibilities. We'll also discuss the legal relationship between contractors and subcontractors.
Commercial Lease Transactions and Lease Default
This session begins by considering ways commercial real estate leases mitigate risk. Then discussion continues with emerging trends in real estate lease structures and evaluating the legal remedies available in the event of default.
Government Regulation of Land Use
Students will learn how to evaluate justifications for government intervention in land markets. We'll discuss introducing sources of government authority to regulate the use of land as well as municipal zoning ordinances and the rezoning process.
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)
In this final class session, students will learn how to define public-private partnerships (PPPs) and their role in the real estate sector. We'll evaluate opportunities and challenges involved in PPPs and discuss public finance and regulatory tools used in them. We'll discuss public finance and regulatory tools used in PPPs and explore the legal, political and economic implications of PPPs. Students will also have the opportunity to review case studies involving the use of PPPs.
Real Estate Law and Land Use Policy is approved for the following Education Credit:
16 hours credit toward the Certificate of Advanced Study in Commercial Real Estate Development.
15 AIA/CES Learning Units
16 Professional Development Hours (PDH)
1.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Tuition & Register
Tuition & Register
Payment for a NAIOP on demand course entitles access for one person only to the course and all materials.
- Member: $795
- Nonmember: $995
- Developing Leader: $595
- Student Member: $95
- Student Nonmember: $145
How to Register
All registrations processed online receive an automatic confirmation. If you register via fax, mail or phone, the confirmation emails will be sent to you after your payment is received and processed. If you do not receive the confirmation emails within two weeks, please contact NAIOP at (703) 904-7100 to verify enrollment.
No refunds will be issued.