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Real Estate Law / Edition 6

Real Estate Law / Edition 6


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ISBN-13: 9780324204803
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/15/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 10.02(h) x 1.24(d)

About the Author

Professor Siedel has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and in Michigan, Ohio, and Florida. Following graduation from law school, he worked as an attorney in a professional corporation. He has also served on several boards of directors and as Associate Dean of the University of Michigan Business School. Professor Siedel has served as the chief editor of the Michigan Real Property Review and special editor of the American Business Law Journal. The author of numerous books and articles, he has received several research awards, including the Faculty Recognition Award from the University of Michigan and the Hoeber Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. The Center for International Business Education and Research selected a case written by Professor Siedel for its annual International Case Writing Award. His research has been cited by appellate courts in the United States and abroad, including the High Court of Australia. Professor Siedel has served as Visiting Professor of Business Law at Stanford University, Visiting Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University, and Parsons Fellow at the University of Sydney. He has been elected a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University's Wolfson College and a Life Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. As a Fulbright Scholar, Professor Siedel held a Distinguished Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Robert J. Aalberts is the Lied Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University and an M.A. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in geography with an emphasis in city and regional planning. Prior to hisacademic career, he was an attorney for the Gulf Oil Company specializing in property issues related to oil and gas exploration. Professor Aalberts' primary research interests include real estate law and employment law. He has also published over 105 articles in legal and business periodicals, including the The Ohio State Law Journal, The American Business Law Journal, The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, San Diego Law Review, Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal, Journal of Law & Commerce (U. of Pittsburgh School of Law), Nevada Law Journal (Boyd School of Law), Marquette Law Review, DePaul Law Review, Louisiana Law Review, Pepperdine Law Review, Southern Illinois University Law Journal, The Employee Relations Law Journal, Labor Law Journal, Journal of Legal Studies Education, Southern University Law Review, Real Estate Law Journal, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Real Estate Literature and the Journal of Business Ethics. Professor Aalberts has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the UNLV Foundation Teaching Award in 2005 and the Nevada Board of Regents "Outstanding Faculty Award" in 1997. Professor Aalberts is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Real Estate Law Journal published by Thomson/West, where he has served for since 1992. He is an active member of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business and the American Real Estate Society. Professor Aalberts also serves on the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies' Advisory Board, Executive Board and Board of Governors and serves on the Board of Directors for Vestin Group, a major REIT in the western U.S. He has taught at UNLV since 1991.

Table of Contents

1.Introduction to the Legal System.
2.The Nature of Property.
3.The Scope of Real Property.
4.Rights in Land of Others.
5.Types of Ownership.
6.The Search for Real Estate.
7.The Real Estate Contract.
8.Title and Insurance.
9.Financing the Real Estate Purchase.
10.Closing and Taxation: Other Methods of Acquisition.
11.Landlord and Tenant.
12.Rights and Duties of Landowners and Occupants.
13.Legal Planning and Regulation of Land Use.
14.Environmental Law and Regulation. Appendices.

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