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 the paralegal's function. 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. The primary focus is on the laws of New York with comparisons to the laws of other jurisdictions. Prerequisites: Paralegal Studies certificate major; C or better grade or concurrent enrollment in PARC 101, PARC 130, or BUAD 201. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Fall and spring semesters.