Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law / Edition 5

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This Essentials edition of Practical Real Estate Law employs the same user-friendly approach in introducing important real property law concepts. This concise, yet thorough version focuses just on the most critical areas of real estate law. Students will be given the same exposure to case summaries that allow them to practice their analytical skills and see how concepts are applied in practice. The text also includes case problems that reinforce the content and real-life examples that make the material accessible. The numerous forms and checklists also facilitate understanding of each concept and ensure the student is well prepared to work as a professional in this practice area.
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"I like the text. It is clear, concise, easy to understand, and it covers the material in a comprehensive manner. The assignments in the text are good, as are the additional features. The instructor support on line is also good. These are all things that we look at when determining whether we will adopt a textbook."

"It is a very well written treatise which contains essential elements which all legal students must know. Key concepts were addressed and well positioned in the text and all students will gain a tremendous amount of knowledge from the book."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111136932
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/14/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 253,889
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel F. Hinkel, J.D. is Vice President and legal counsel, ING Investment Management LLC and has been a real estate instructor for more than twenty years with the National Center for Paralegal Training in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a former member of the Task Force for Paralegal Regulation for the State Bar of Georgia and former chief of the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistants and the Approval Commission for Paralegal Legal Studies Programs. Daniel Hinkel received his Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from the University of Illinois.
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Table of Contents

Table of Exhibits

Ch. 1 Introduction to the Law of Real Property 1

Ch. 2 Concurrent Ownership 16

Ch. 3 Encumbrances, Easements, and Licenses 26

Ch. 4 Contracts 45

Ch. 5 Deeds 113

Ch. 6 Legal Aspects of Real Estate Finance 132

Ch. 7 Title Examinations 187

Ch. 8 Title Insurance 205

Ch. 9 Real Estate Closings 261

Ch. 10 Real Estate Closing Forms and Examples 287

Ch. 11 Condominiums and Cooperatives 343

Ch. 12 Surveys and Land Descriptions 376

Ch. 13 Leases 408

App Answers to Self-Study Examinations 447

Glossary 463

Index 469

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