800C - Principles of Real Estate Law (Canadian)

  • Course Number: C800C
  • Course Title: Principles of Real Estate Law – Canadian
  • Course Level: Core
  • IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable
This course is designed to build on the basics of real estate law provided by Course 100C “Principles of Land Acquisition – Canadian” and to assist right of way agents, property managers and others in collaborating with property owners and attorneys. This course provides novice employees dealing with real estate issues with basic right of way information and experienced employees with a broader perspective on legal issues and applicable law.
Credentialing
  • Generalist: A core course that can be applied towards the RWA, ARWP or RWP program.
  • Specialist: Required course for the R/W-AMC Program; an elective for the R/W-NAC program.
Topics
  • Real property law overview
  • Contract law, introduction to contract law, types of contracts, elements of a contract, termination and discharge of contracts
  • Specific real estate contracts, purchase and sale agreement, commercial lease easement agreements, agency agreements
  • Tort law in general, specific torts relating to real estate
  • Land use controls introduction, restrictive covenants, planning legislation, environmental regulation
  • Condominium/common ownership interests introduction, creation of the interest, repair and insurance rights and duties of owners, comparative advantages and disadvantages of various types of ownership
Course Tuition Includes
  • Participant Manual
  • Real Estate Dictionary
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