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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

         Real Estate Principles

Textbook:  California Real Estate Principles by Walt Huber 15th Edition (2017)

 Introduction to Real Estate-Estates, Transfers and Titles – Encumbrances – Agency and Responsibilities – Contracts – Landlord and Tenant – Escrows and Title Insurance – Real Estate Finance – Financial Institutions – Appraisal Basics – Appraisal Methods – Subdivisions and Government Control – Taxation of Real Estate – Licensing, Education and Associations – Real Estate Math

 

         Real Estate Practice

Textbook: California Real Estate Practice by Walt Huber , Arlette Lyons 8th Edition (2015)

Salesperson – Marketing, Advertising, Promotion – Listing Agreement - Agency, Agency Relationships – Ethics - Buyer – Purchase Agreement RPA-CA, Real Estate Websites –Finance, Finance Process – How to Navigate Escrow – Taxation – Investment – Property Management, Leasing Properties – Real Estate Assistants – Licensing and License Renewals , Fair Housing, Trust Funds,  Real Estate Laws and Regulations - General Fund – Trade and Professional Organizations

 

         Legal Aspects Of Real Estate

Textbook: California Real Estate Law by Walt Huber, Kim Tyler 8th Edition (2013)

Introduction to Law – Nature of Real Property – Interests in Real Property – Co Ownership of Real Property – Introduction to Agency Law – Agency Duties and Liabilities – Contract Law – Real Estate Contracts -  Alternatives to Litigation – Title and Alienation – Escrow and Closing –Real Estate Financing – Land Use Controls – Civil Rights and Fair Housing - Landlord and Tenant Law

 

         Real Estate Appraisal

Textbook: California Real Estate Appraisal by Walt Huber, Levin P. Messick, and William Pivar, 4th Edition (2014)

Understanding Value – The Appraisal Process – Property Description and Appraisal Math – Data Collection and Analysis – Site Valuation – Residential Construction – Cost Approach to Value – Sale Comparison Approach to Value – Income Approach to Value – Reconstruction of Value Estimate – The Appraisal Report Appraising Special Interests – The Appraisal

 

         Real Estate Finance

Textbook: Real Estate Finance by Walt Huber and Levin P. Messick, 7th Edition (2017)

Part  1:  Introduction to Real Estate Finance – Then and Now: A Short History of Finance – Real Estate Cycle and the Secondary Market – Source of Funds: The Primary Market. Part 2: Lending Rules – The Secondary Market and Credit Agencies – Federal Regulations and Consumer Protection – State Regulations on Lending. Part 3:  How the Loan Process Works – Finace Instruments – Overview of the Loan Process – Conventional Financing. Part 4: Other Types of Financing –Alternative Financing –Government Programs: FHA and VA Loans – Seller Financing. Part 5:Qualifying by the Numbers – Qualifying the Borrower – Qualifying the Property – Real Estate Finance Mathematics. Part 6: Appendix (State Specific Concepts) – State Sponsored Home Loan Programs – Cal-Vet (California Example) – Escrow Procedures

 

         Real Estate Economics

Textbook: Real Estate Economics by Walt Huber, Levin P. Messick, and William Pivar, 6th Edition (2016)

Economic Principles and Cycles – Economic Theories and Measurements – Money and Financing – Cities: Their Origin and Growth – The Suburbs and Beyond – Government Regulations and Tax – Housing – Nontraditional Housing – Farms and Land – Nonresidential Real Estate – Planning and Land Use Controls – The Economics of Development –Economic Decision Making and Fair Housing

 

 

         Business Law

Textbook:  California Business Law by Walt Huber, William McGrath, Kim Tyler, 4th Edition (2014)

Introduction to Business Law , – Court System and Court Procedure – Traditional and Online Dispute Resolution – Ethics, Law and Business – Torts: Intentional, Negligent and Strict Liability- Business torts and  E-Commerce – Capacity and Consideration – Contracts: Offers Acceptance and Mutual Assent – Unlawful Agreements and Statute of Frauds- Consent and Performance- Interpretation and Third Parties -  Contract Discharge and Remedies for Breach – Sales Law: Terms, Formation, Obligation, and Title –Risk and Loss of Warranties – Agency

 

         Common Interest Development

Textbook: Homeowners Association Management (CIDS) by Walt Huber, Kim Tyler (2005)

Introduction to Common Interest Developments – Purchas and Sale of a Common Interest Development – Home Owners Associations (HOA’s) – The Board Of Directors – Association Meetings -  Homeowner (Community) Association Restrictions – Enforcement of Covenants and Restrictions – Inspection Rights and Changing Governing Documents – Financial Management of an HOA – Assessments by the Association – Agency, Contracting with Others, and Discrimination – Sales and Leases, Fair Housing and Insurance – Over-the-Air Reception Devices Rule – Law and the Courts – Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)533

 

         Property Management

Textbook: Property Management Walt Huber, Levin P. Messick, and William Pivar 6th Edition (2014)

Overview of Property Management  - Property Management and Real Estate Markets – Money and Property Management – The Real Estate Investor – Income Property Valuation and Financial Analysis – The Owners Objective for Property Management – Residential Marketing and Management – On-Site Personnel and Operations – Non- Residential Property Management – Management of Home Owners Associations – Other Residential Property Management – Maintenance  and Repairs – Property Management Legal and Insurance Aspects – Property Management in Review

 

         Mortgage Loan Brokering

Textbook: Mortgage Loan Brokering and Safe ACT by Walt Huber, Walt Zozula, and William Pivar, 5th Edition (2014)

Scope of Mortgage Loan Brokering – The California Bureau of Real Estate – Department of Corporations License – Mortgage Loan Activities – Exceptions form Licensing Requirements – Supervising and Licensing Compliance – Agency – Disclosures in Mortgage Loan Transaction – Fair Lending Practices – Trust Fund Handling – Hard Money Maker and Arrangers – Securities in the Lending Industry – Third Party Originator Mortgage Banking Profession – Financial Institutions and Regulators

 

         Escrow

Textbook: Escrow 1 by Walt Huber and Joe Newton, 4th Edition (2017)

What is Escrow – Basic Escrow Processes – Sample One, Part One - Sample One, Part Two – Sample One, Part Three – Sample Two, Part One – Sample Two, Part Two – Sample Two, Part Three – Sample Three, Part One – Sample Three, Part Two – Exchange Escrow Sample – Processing The Exchange Escrow –Note and Trust Dees Escrw sample – Processing the Note and Trust Deed Escrow – Laws, Regulations, and Sale of Business

 

         Computer Applications in Real Estate

Textbook: Real Estate Computer Applications by Dr Donna Grogan, Walt Huber (2005)

Computer Hardware – Networking – Purchasing a Computer – Installing and Maintaining a Computer System – Internet Communication Applications – Domains – Social Media- (Chat, Bulletin Boards) Software Applications, Suites and Window’s ฎ

Web Searches –California Real Estate Website – Time Management and Real Estate Assistant – Real Estate Contacts -  Office Peripherals (Digital Cameras, Scanners, Printers, etc) Marketing Advertising and Presentation – Credit Title and Escrow Company Operations – Real Estate Loans and Lenders – Property Management and Commercial, Industrial Real Estate – Appraisal and The Office of Real Estate Appraisal (OREA) – Taxation, Regulation and Disclosure – Real Estate Investments and Construction – Trust Fund Accounting

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