Real Property Ownership & Land Use
Real estate and personal property are two terminologies that are always used interchangeably in everyday communication. But, in reality, the two are not the same. As real estate agents, you will need to be aware of the minute differences between terms which sound similar but are still different.
This 4-hour course on Real Property Ownership & Land Use will introduce interested participants to the fundamental differences between real estate and personal property. Learners will focus on a variety of topics which will help them learn how to work with each type of property.
Some of the modules the course plan includes are:
- Definition of land, fixture, real estate and personal property
- Differences between land and real estate
- Differences between real estate and personal property
- Federal and State rules regarding transactions involving land, real estate, and personal property
- Administration, purchase, and sale of different types of properties
- Transfer of real estate and personal property
- Control and development of real estate and personal property
- Theory of land use
- Introduction to air rights, littoral rights, and riparian rights
The course is designed for beginner, intermediate and expert level learners. The final module of the course consists of practical, real-world examples. These examples have been chosen by our team of experienced trainers and are used to supplement the theoretical learning that students have.
As part of the course, learners are expected to try their hand at the content questions, quizzes, and case study analysis assignments, after which they will be eligible to pass the course.
- Course Delivery Online Interactive
- Credit Hours 4 hours
- Credit Type General
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Maximum students 1000
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:- Describe the difference between land, real estate and real property.- Recognize the difference between real property and personal property.- State the definition of a fixture.- Explain the general character of surface, subsurface and air rights, as well as littoral and riparian rights.- Outline the basic features of the metes and bounds survey method and the rectangular survey method.- Distinguish the vertical method of land description from other survey methods. – Name the basic public and private methods employed to control the use and development of land.- Outline the highest and best use theory of land use.