This course includes an overview of intermediate real estate law topics with a specific emphasis on real property transactions in Florida. Students who complete this course will understand the fundamental concepts underlying a real estate closing, including the issuance of title insurance commitments, policies and endorsements and various federal and state regulations that affect real estate closings. Students will appreciate the concepts of title examination, encumbrances and adverse matters, title insurance, water rights, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), Florida homestead and the Marketable Record Title Act.
Prerequisite: PLA 2610.
Terms Typically Offered: Fall
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.