Real Estate (REE)
This introductory course spans the stages of a real estate professional’s career from pre-licensing and continuing education to broker, appraisal, home inspection, and professional development. Topics include the study of real estate brokerage activities and procedures, market analysis and appraisal, mortgages, duties and disclosure, sources of financing, planning and zoning, environmental hazards, property rights, and contracts. This course is required by the Florida Real Estate Commission for the student to be eligible to take the state sales associate examination.
This course examines the sources of real estate law, interests in land including present and future interests, the extent of real estate interests, nonpossessory interests in real estate, liens, methods of describing land, co-ownership of real estate, the landlord-tenant relationship, multi-unit interests and ownership associations, the role of brokers and agents, the real estate purchase contract, methods of transfer and conveyance of real estate, financing the purchase of real estate, closing real estate transactions, and tax aspects of real estate ownership and transfer.