This textbook for paralegal students proceeds step by step through all the areas of modern real estate practice. The third edition adds new material on federal laws concerning environmental issues and inspections, and on the new computerized record room. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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"This textbook has been very well organized and does emphasize the importance of foundational content of real estate law. The practical content is measured by the homework and application assignments at chapter end."
Best-selling author Daniel F. Hinkel, JD, is Vice President and legal counsel for ING Investment Management, LLC. Mr. Hinkel was 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. Mr. Hinkel received his Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from the University of Illinois. In addition to this best-selling real estate law text for paralegals, Mr. Hinkel has written several books covering real estate law and procedure as well as real estate sales contracts, title examinations and closings, eminent domain, and construction mechanics for Georgia.
1. Introduction to the Law of Real Property. 2. Concurrent Ownership. 3. Surveys and Land Descriptions. 4. Public Regulation and Encumbrances. 5. Easements and Licenses. 6. Contracts. 7. Preparation and Review of a Real Estate Contract. 8. Deeds. 9. Financing Sources in Real Estate Transactions. 10. Legal Aspects of Real Estate Finance. 11. Mortgage Forms and Provisions. 12. Title Examinations. 13. Title Insurance. 14. Real Estate Closings. 15. Government Regulation of Real Estate Closings. 16. Real Estate Closing Forms and Examples. 17. Condominiums and Cooperatives. 18. Leases. Glossary.