Tompkins Cortland Community College

PARC210 - Real Estate/Property Law


: Students develop an understanding of real estate and property law in general and with respect to a paralegal's functions. Topics include terminology, contracts, title to property, deeds, estates in land, foreclosure, mortgages, landlord-tenant, tax issues, ethics, and real estate closings. In particular, students become familiar with deeds, abstracts, survey maps, and closing statements and the drafting of law office documents. The primary focus is on the laws of New York with comparisons to the laws of other jurisdictions. Enrollment in this course is limited to students in the Paralegal Studies Certificate. Prerequisites: C or better grade in BUAD 201, PARC 101, and PARC 130. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.