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Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law, 6th Edition

  • Daniel F. Hinkel The National Center for Paralegal Training
  • ISBN-10: 1285448383  |  ISBN-13: 9781285448381
  • 560 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2004
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $155.25

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This updated Sixth Edition of the best-selling real estate law text in paralegal programs takes a user-friendly, case-based approach and helps students develop a strong understanding of the role of the real estate paralegal. Offering concise, yet thorough coverage, ESSENTIALS OF PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW details the transactional aspects of the law needed to assist attorneys with closing real estate purchases, sales, and mortgage loans secured by real estate. Case summaries throughout allow students to practice their analytical skills and see how concepts are applied in practice. In addition, each chapter includes practical assignments and a self-study examination, along with numerous forms and checklists that ensure students are well prepared to work as professionals in real estate. Offering up-to-date coverage of technology and the impact of the recent recession, this resource reflects the latest laws and regulations of the industry.

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Features and Benefits

  • CAREFULLY DEVELOPED ASSIGNMENTS help students understand concepts and practice skills.
  • STRONG CASE PROBLEMS help prepare students for the day-to-day realities of working in the real estate profession.
  • THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE RECENT REAL ESTATE RECESSION includes the efforts being made by the federal and state governments to assist homeowners faced with foreclosure.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Law of Real Property.
2. Concurrent Ownership.
3. Surveys and Land Descriptions.
4. Encumbrances, Easements, and Licenses.
5. Contracts.
6. Deeds.
7. Legal Aspects of Real Estate Finance.
8. Title Examinations.
9. Title Insurance.
10. Real Estate Closings.
11. Real Estate Closing Forms and Examples.
12. Condominiums and Cooperatives.
13. Leases.
Appendix: Answers to Self-Study Examinations.
Glossary.
Index.

What's New

  • NEW CASE PROBLEMS AND PRACTICAL ASSIGNMENTS provide focused hands-on practice that puts real estate concepts into action.
  • REVISED CHAPTER ON TITLE INSURANCE discusses current ALTA® policy forms in depth to better prepare students to use the policy forms that have standardized current title insurance coverage.
  • NEW COVERAGE OF "VIRTUAL CLOSINGS" AND "SHORT SALES" familiarizes readers with both the latest technological tools in today's real estate, as well as the increasingly common "Short Sale" alternative to foreclosure that comprises a significant percentage of today's home sales.
  • UPDATED SUBSTANTIVE LAW FORMS now reflect the latest laws, duties, and regulations in real estate practice.

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Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law, Loose-Leaf Version  (ISBN-10: 1337414034 | ISBN-13: 9781337414036)

This updated Sixth Edition of the best-selling real estate law text in paralegal programs takes a user-friendly, case-based approach and helps students develop a strong understanding of the role of the real estate paralegal. Offering concise, yet thorough coverage, ESSENTIALS OF PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW details the transactional aspects of the law needed to assist attorneys with closing real estate purchases, sales, and mortgage loans secured by real estate. Case summaries throughout allow students to practice their analytical skills and see how concepts are applied in practice. In addition, each chapter includes practical assignments and a self-study examination, along with numerous forms and checklists that ensure students are well prepared to work as professionals in real estate. Offering up-to-date coverage of technology and the impact of the recent recession, this resource reflects the latest laws and regulations of the industry.

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Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law, Loose-Leaf Version  (ISBN-10: 1337414034 | ISBN-13: 9781337414036)

Master the essentials of real estate law and develop a strong understanding of the role of the real estate paralegal with this concise, yet comprehensive text. Taking a case-based approach, ESSENTIALS OF PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW, 6e details the transactional aspects of the law needed to assist attorneys with closing real estate purchases, sales, and mortgage loans secured by real estate. Case summaries throughout give you a chance to practice your analytical skills and see how concepts are applied in practice. In addition, each chapter includes practical assignments and a self-study examination, along with numerous forms and checklists to ensure that you are well prepared to work as a professional in real estate. Offering up-to-date coverage of technology and the impact of the recent recession, this resource reflects the latest laws and regulations of the industry.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Daniel F. Hinkel

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.