Syllabus - San Francisco State University Finance 365 Real...

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San Francisco State University Finance 365 – Real Estate Principles Bus. 104 – ( ) Tuesday 7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Syllabus Instructor: David Hysinger Voicemail: (415) 379-4110 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Tues. 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., by appointment, Bus. ___ Course Description Economic, financial, and legal principles of real estate; real property contracts and interest; analysis of housing markets; evaluation of governmental policies and social changes; considerations in owning, leasing, managing various types of realty. This course covers the basic principles of California real estate. It provides the background and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized courses in real estate finance. The course is required for those preparing for the California real estate salesperson license examination. It applies toward California’s elective educational requirements for the broker's examination, DRE (Department of Real Estate) basic education, and OREA (Office of Real Estate Appraisers) basic and continuing education for persons employed in the real estate industry. Prerequisite Finance 350 Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Define, and give examples for, real estate terms. 2. Define real property, and distinguish it from personal property. 3. Identify methods of giving technical physical descriptions of real property. 4. List and compare the different types of estates in land and ways of holding title to real property. 5. Describe ways that real property is transferred and the procedures for that transfer. 6. Define and give examples of types of encumbrances. 7. Compare various types of public restrictions on land, including land use controls, eminent domain, and taxation. 8. Discuss the basic elements of contract law. 9 Identify, describe, and distinguish the procedures for foreclosure and eviction. 10. Describe and differentiate various types of real estate contracts. 11. List the requirements for a valid lease and indicate how a lease is terminated or transferred. 12. Discuss and give examples of agency law, including how agency is created, the duties and 1
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legal effects of agency, how agency is terminated, disclosure issues, and dual agency. 13. Discuss the main principles and organizations related to real estate financing, including finance markets and documents. 14. List the steps required in applying for a residential loan. 15. Describe the three methods of appraisal and the properties and situations for which they are most appropriate. 16. List the steps involved with closing real estate transactions, including escrow. 17. Discuss income tax aspects related to closing a real estate transaction.
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course FIN 365 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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