Basic course in conveyancing and transactional analysis of interests in real estate. Topics include
real estate brokers and the sales transaction; land titles and description; defects in title; options,
contracts, and deeds; mortgages and other liens on real estate; mortgage default and foreclosure;
the operation of the recording system, including title assurance and title insurance; warranties
involved in the land sale transaction; and the real estate settlement procedure. Review of equity
jurisdiction; damages; specific performance; and other remedies of the buyer, seller, and
mortgagee. Emphasis on a model real estate closing.