Cases and Materials on Modern Property Law / Edition 5

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Substantially revised and expanded, this resource highlights developing areas of property law through detailed case study and informative notes. Presents an innovative, logical examination of such concerns as regulatory takings, rent, environmental issues, and disclosure. Section titles discuss property law, landlord—tenant, leases, tenant's rights, leased premises, personal injury liability, property damage, agreements, government involvement in the rental housing market, personal property, bailments, future interests, modern real estate transactions, contracts, real estate brokers, financing, title insurance, deed, lateral and subjacent support, utilities, zoning, subdivision control and transactions, and growth management. Also includes detailed tables of cases and authorities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780314260321
  • Publisher: West Academic Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Series: American Casebook Series
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 845

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Landlord-Tenant

A. Introduction

B. Leases-Creation and Classification

C. Tenant's Right to Possession and Quiet Enjoyment

D. Condition and Maintenance of the Leased Premises

E. Liability for Personal Injury and Property Damage

F. Assignment and Sublease

G. Termination of the Landlord-Tenant Agreement Relationship

H. Governmental Involvement in the Rental Housing Market

Chapter 2 Personal Property

A. Introduction: Realty v. Personalty

B. Wild Animals

C. Lost Property

D. Bailments

E. Gifts

F. Fixtures

Chapter 3 Interests in Real Property

A. Historical Background

B. Estates in Land

C. Future Interests

D. Concurrent Interests

E. Marital Interests

F. Non-Possessory Rights and Interests

Chapter 4 The Modern Real Estate Transaction

A. Introduction

B. Real Estate Brokers

C. Real Estate Contract of Sale

D. Financing

E. Recording System

F. Establishing Title by Adverse Possession

G. Title Insurance

H. Deed

I. Seller Liability for Condition of Premises

Chapter 5 Attributes of Ownership of Real Property

A. Right to Exclude

B. Freedom of Alienation

C. Freedom of Use (Nuisance)

D. Right to Lateral and Subjacent Support

E. Water Rights

F. Mineral Rights

G. Right to Airspace

Chapter 6 Governmental Control of Private Land Use

A. Introduction

B. Eminent Death

C. Zoning

D. Subdivision Control and Exactions

E. Growth Managementv INDEX

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