Principles of Land Acquisition

100 – Principles of Land Acquisition: A thorough introduction to the right of way profession, including an overview of the basic concepts of each right of way discipline.

Course Number: C100
Course Title: Principles of Land Acquisition
Course Level: Core
IRWA Credits: 32 QEU / CEU
AQB Credits: Non Applicable
Prerequisites: Not Applicable
   

Course Description

This course outlines real estate law terms and concepts. Participants will gain awareness of environmental issues, learn the methods of acquiring and transferring title to realty, three views of engineering plans and the fundamentals in property description systems. Topics also include the requirements of a valid contract, information on easements, deeds, leases, the appraisal process, successful negotiations, and relocation requirements involved with property acquisition and management.


Credentialing

  • Generalist: A core course required for the RWA program.
  • Specialist: Required course for the R/W-URAC program.

Topics

  • Real property law concepts
  • Environmental concerns
  • Property descriptions
  • Appraisal of real property
  • Acquisition / negotiations
  • Relocation due to acquisition of real property interest
  • Asset (property) management

Course Tuition Includes

  • Participant Manual
  • Principles of Right of Way Textbook (desk reference)
  • Engineering Tools (engineering scale, protractor and straight edge)
  • USPAP Text
  • Real Estate Dictionary

Required Material

Non Applicable

Who Should take this course

This course is geared toward the new right of way professional with little or no experience in the right of way field, individuals specializing in a specific area and right of way managers desiring a refresher course.

 


Classroom Based Education


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