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Real Estate Law Course

Career Certificate in
Real Estate Law

Your paralegal certificate in Real Estate Law is an excellent way to prepare for a paralegal career. In our real estate law course you’ll gain the specialized, job-ready skills attorneys admire. Your certificate will put you on track for high pay in a successful career.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Study Method: Textbooks with Online Exams
  • Program Length: As few as 3 Months

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Payments as Low as
$34 Per Month

  What You'll Learn

In our Real Estate Law course, you’ll gain a solid understanding of civil procedure, pleadings, evidence, motions, damages, appeals and more. You’ll learn about ownership issues related to condominiums, cooperatives and time-shares; landlord and tenant issues; real estate contracts; closing procedures and more. With your paralegal certificate in real estate law, you’ll be ready for an exciting career.

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Orientation to Online Learning (online)  

This lesson introduces you to online learning, with instruction on how to be successful as an Ashworth student. You’ll learn proven study skills, find out how to take advantage of different learning styles, and discover time management techniques. The lesson also includes a guide to career opportunities plus supplementary readings.

Lesson 1: Introduction to Real Estate Law and Concurrent Ownership  

How the law of real property involves and regulates almost every aspect of the use and ownership of real property. You will also learn about the different types of concurrent ownership.

Lesson 2: Condominiums, Cooperatives, Times-Shares, Regulations and Encumbrances  

Condominiums, cooperatives, and time-shares by reviewing their similarities and differences as well as what steps are taken to form each. You will also study regulations and encumbrances in relation to real estate and learn about public regulations, aspects of zoning, building codes, different types of private encumbrances, historic and environmental preservation, and eminent domain.

Lesson 3: Nonpossessory Interests and Landlord and Tenant  

The different types of nonpossessory interests attached to land, such as easements, licenses, covenants, and the concept of equitable servitude. You will also learn about the rights and duties of tenants and landlords, as well as assignments and leases.

Lesson 4: Real Estate Contracts  

The components and requirements of contracts for sale, marketable title, and the remedies available for default of a contract of sale. You will also learn about the different types of deeds and how to prepare and record a deed.

Lesson 5: Mortgages and Real Estate Finance  

Key aspects of mortgages including promissory notes, operation of mortgages, rights and remedies should there be a default, and different types of foreclosures. You will also learn about real estate financing, including types of loans, secondary loan markets, and permanent and construction loans.

Lesson 6: Recording Statutes, Title Examinations and the Real Estate Closing  

Recording statutes and title examinations. You will also learn about key aspects of a real estate closing.

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  What You Get

Complete your Real Estate Law certificate course online on your terms. Start when you’re ready, study at your own pace and get personal guidance as you need it. We’ve removed the obstacles so you can move ahead fast.

The real estate law course combines a balance of important theoretical concepts and practical application. Your tuition covers:

  • Comprehensive textbook & study guides
  • Online, open-book exams
  • Dedicated academic support and tutoring
  • Career search and time management guides
  • Participation in the Student Community
  • Career Services powered by CareerBuilder®

Graduates receive a career certificate in real estate law and may attend our annual graduation ceremony. You may broaden your skill set by applying certificate credit toward completion of an Ashworth College degree program.

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  • Graduation Video


Getting ahead is here and now. Start your Real Estate Law Career Certificate course today. Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online now.