Real Estate

Real Estate (RE)

RE 110 Legal Aspects of Real Estate

  • Units:3
  • Hours:54 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2019

This course introduces California Real Estate law. Topics include: the sources of law and the judicial system; agency; duties and responsibilities of licensees; contracts and their application to real estate; property ownership and management; real estate security devices; property rights, liens and homesteads; and landlord-tenant law, land use controls, and title insurance and escrow. Completion of the course applies toward the California Department of Real Estate education requirements for the broker's examination.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • evaluate, assess and critique the principles and concepts of California real estate law.
  • analyze factual situations and case problems and apply the applicable legal principles to resolve them.
  • recognize and evaluate potential real estate legal problems and understand methods to prevent such occurrences.
  • compare and contrast different legal systems as they apply to real property law.

RE 120 Real Estate Practice

  • Units:3
  • Hours:54 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2019

This course covers practices and techniques of residential real estate brokerage and sales, including ethics, fair housing agency, goal setting, prospecting, listing, advertising, escrow procedures, financing, taxation, marketing, property management, leasing and business opportunities. This course applies toward California Department of Real Estate education requirements for the broker's examination.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts and practices of real estate with an emphasis on residential property.
  • define, understand, and use the technical terminology involved in the real estate field.
  • interpret real estate practices and real estate transactions.
  • develop the necessary background and qualifications for the California Real estate Broker’s license examination.

RE 295 Independent Studies in Real Estate

  • Units:1 - 3
  • Hours:54 - 162 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2019

RE 300 California Real Estate Principles

  • Units:3
  • Hours:54 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2019

This fundamental real estate course covers the basic laws and principles of California real estate, introducing students to the background and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized real estate courses. Topics include real estate regulation, title, possession, encumbrances and financing. This course is required by the California Department of Real Estate prior to taking the real estate salesperson's examination.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • exhibit a basic knowledge of the fundamental concepts and principles of real estate.
  • define and use industry standard terminology involved in the real estate field.
  • explain the processes associated with real estate purchases and sale transactions, including offers, acceptance, disclosure, agency, escrow, financing and federal real estate settlement regulations.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the basic residential real estate purchase and sale transaction, methods of holding and vesting of title, ownership rights and responsibilities, governmental and private regulation of land use, and real estate financing.

RE 495 Independent Studies in Real Estate

  • Units:1 - 3
  • Hours:54 - 162 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2019