Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession / Edition 10

Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession / Edition 10

by Charles J. Jacobus
     
 

ISBN-10: 032430563X

ISBN-13: 9780324305630

Pub. Date: 06/21/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A classic reference, Real Estate: An Introduction To The Profession is ideal for students seeking a full or part-time career in real estate, those who plan to own a home or investment property, or anyone hoping to broaden their knowledge of real estate. This text covers it all: real estate brokerage, appraisal, financing, agency, contracts & closings, fair housing,…  See more details below

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A classic reference, Real Estate: An Introduction To The Profession is ideal for students seeking a full or part-time career in real estate, those who plan to own a home or investment property, or anyone hoping to broaden their knowledge of real estate. This text covers it all: real estate brokerage, appraisal, financing, agency, contracts & closings, fair housing, environmental issues, taxation, licensing, and all the exciting careers in real estate today. Author Charles Jacobus has developed the chapters on real estate finance to reflect current issues affecting real estate today. CLO rules, tax-deferred exchanges, current tax laws, and automated underwriting systems are all given expanded coverage. The issues of agency responsibility, environmental concerns and ADA compliance are thoroughly discussed. Devoted to practical, hands-on information, Real Estate: An Introduction To The Profession 7/E provides the student with an excellent tool for promoting knowledge and interest in the complex and ever changing real estate industry.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324305630
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/21/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction to Real Estate1
2Nature and Description of Real Estate13
3Rights and Interests in Land37
4Forms of Ownership61
5Transferring Title74
6Recordation, Abstracts, and Title Insurance99
7Contract Law123
8Real Estate Sales Contracts143
9Mortgage and Note171
10Deed of Trust196
11Lending Practices208
12The Loan and the Consumer235
13Sources of Financing255
14Types of Financing280
15Taxes and Assessments304
16Title Closing and Escrow325
17Real Estate Leases354
18Real Estate Appraisal369
19Licensing Laws and Professional Affiliation410
20The Principal-Broker Relationship - Employment443
21The Principal-Broker Relationship - Agency463
22Fair Housing, ADA, Equal Credit, and Community Reinvestment490
23Condominiums, Cooperatives, PUDs, and Timeshares511
24Land-Use Control533
25Investing in Real Estate545
App. A Construction Illustrations and Terminology561
App. B Real Estate Math Review575
App. C Measurement Conversion Table583
App. D Answers to Chapter Questions and Problems584
Index and Glossary587

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