Table of contents for The essentials of real estate law / Lynn T. Slossberg.

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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Table of Exhibits
Part I	Fundamental Concepts of Real Estate Law
Chapter 1	Ethics and Real Property Practice
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Basic Ethical Principles
	Initial Meeting with the Client
	Potential Ethical Problems
	Case: The Florida Bar v. Belleville
	Case Questions
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 2	Basic Principles of Real Estate Law
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Classifications of Property
	Basic Ownership Rights
	Methods of Acquiring Real Property
	Estates and Tenancies
	Case: In RE Estate of Sauer
	Case Questions
	Methods of Title Holding
	Ownership by a Business Entity
	Dower and Curtesy
	Community Property
	Homestead Property 
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 3	Categories of Real Property
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Residential Property
	Case: Hochman v. 35 Park West Corporation
	Case Questions
	Commercial Property
	Acreage
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 4	Ownership Restrictions
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Governmental Restrictions on Ownership
	Case: Kelo v. City of New London
	Case Questions
	Private Restrictions on Ownership
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 5	Legal Descriptions of Property
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Types of Legal Descriptions
	Case: Baker v. Moorfield
	Case Questions
	Surveys
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 6	Real Estate Brokers
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	The Role of the Broker
	Case: Sherman v. Elkowitz
	Case Questions
	Types of Listing Agreements
	Broker's Agreement Checklist and Sample Agreement
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 7	The Basic Real Estate Contract
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Common Contractual Terms
	Case: Waksman Enterprises, Inc. v. Oregon Properties, Inc.
	Case Questions
	Special Types of Real Estate Contracts
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 8	Deeds
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Legal Requirements of a Deed
	Deed Clauses
	Case: Greuter v. Wetekamp
	Case Questions
	Common Types of Deeds
	Special Purpose Deeds
	Preparation of Deeds
	Recording Deeds and Other Real Estate Documents
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 9	Liens on Property
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Judgment Liens
	Tax Liens
	Case: United States v. Craft
	Case Questions
	Mortgage Liens
	Construction Liens
	Other Liens
	Lien Priority
	Attachment
	Lis Pendens
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 10	Financing
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Legal Theories of Financing Instruments
	Financing Sources
	Types of Financing Instruments
	Types of Loans
	The Lending Process
	Preparation of Financing Instruments
	Secondary Markets 
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 11	Title Examination and Title Insurance
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	The Function of Title Insurance
	The Examination Process
	Title Insurance Preparation
	Case: Marshall v. King & Morgenstern et al.
	Case Questions
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Part II	The Closing: Residential, Commercial, and Construction Loan Closings
Chapter 12	An Introduction to the Closing
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Opening and Managing a Real Estate File
	Preclosing
	Document Preparation and Execution
	Closing Costs
	The Hud Uniform Settlement Statement
	Real Estate Closing Software
	The Closing
	Postclosing
	Tax-Related Items
	Case: In RE Boulware
	Case Questions
	Escrow Closings
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 13	Residential Real Estate Closings
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Hypothetical Client Closing
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 14	Commercial Real Estate Closings
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Hypothetical Client Closing
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 15	Construction Loan Closings
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Hypothetical Client Closing
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Part III	Landlord/Tenant Law
Chapter 16	Residential Leases
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Rights and Duties of the Landlord
	Case: Dolphin Realty v. Headley
	Case Questions
	Rights and Duties of the Tenant
	Lease Provisions
	Hypothetical Client Matter 
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 17	Commercial Leases
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Types of Commercial Leases
	Basic Elements of a Commercial Lease
	Case: Lu v. Grewal
	Case Questions
	Special Provisions
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 18	Eviction Procedures
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Constructive Eviction
	Eviction Procedures
	Case: Lowery v. Housing Authority of the City of Terre Haute
	Case Questions
	Distress for Rent
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Part IV	Real Estate Litigation
Chapter 19	Overview of Real Estate Litigation
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Actions Pertaining to Contracts for Sale and Purchase
	Case: Warner v. Design and Build Homes, Inc.
	Case Questions
	Actions by Real Estate Brokers
	Actions for Partition of Real Property
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Chapter 20	Mortgage Foreclosures
	Chapter Objectives
	Introduction
	Arrangements to Prevent Foreclosure
	The Concept of Foreclosure and Lien Priority
	Types of Foreclosure
	Case: Shepheard v. Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
	Case Questions
	Hypothetical Client Matter
	Chapter Summary
	Web Resources
	Review Questions
	Discussion Questions
	Ethical Questions
	Virtual Law Office on CD
	Online Companion
Glossary
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Real property -- United States.
Vendors and purchasers -- United States.
Conveyancing -- United States.
Legal assistants -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.