SRJC Course Outlines

8/17/2022 1:45:04 PMRE 50 Course Outline as of Fall 2006

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  RE 50Title:  REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES  
Full Title:  Real Estate Principles
Last Reviewed:5/14/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  RE 80A

Catalog Description:
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Examination of the basic fundamentals of California real estate law; industry terminology and general principles necessary for sitting for State exam. Required prior to obtaining a state license; applies toward State's educational requirements for the broker's examination.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Calif. real estate laws and principles as applied toward requirements for the broker's exam. Required prior to obtaining a state license; applies to toward state's educational requirements for the broker's examination.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify and contrast three distinct land description methods.
2.  Compare and contrast freehold/less than freehold estates.
3.  Compare and contrast basic listing agreements.
4.  Distinguish agency relations such as creation/termination and
   disclosure requirements.
5.  Determine requisites of Valid Real Estate Contracts.
6.  Categorize instruments of Real Estate Finance.
7.  Compare and contrast real property valuation, marketing data, cost,
   and capitalization methods.
8.  Compare and contrast real property taxation, gains, deferred gains,
   and tax rates.
9.  Describe the values, themes, methods, and history of the real estate
   profession and identify realistic career objectives related to a
   course of study in real estate.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Orientation
    a. values, themes, methods and history of the real estate
    b. realistic career objectives
2.  Property
    a. real
    b. personal
3.  Land descriptions
4.  Transferring deeds
5.  Titles and forms of ownership
    a. freehold
    b. less than freehold
    c. vesting
       1) joint tenancy
       2) tenant in common
       3) sole and separate property
       4) partnership
       5) corporations
6.  Agency relationships
     a. creation
     b. termination
     c. disclosure
7.  Contracts
     a. expressed
     b. implied
     c. performance
     d. discharge
     e. deposit receipt
8.  Landlord and tenant
     a. leases
        1) month to month
        2) fixed term
        3) percentage
        4) net
     b. property management
9.  Financing
     a. instruments
        1) note
        2) deed of trust
        3) installment agreements
     b. loan sources
        1) public sector
        2) private sector
10.  Appraisal basics and process
     a. definition of appraisal
     b. data
11. Taxation
     a. gains
     b. property
     c. special assessments
12. Licensing
     a. requirements
     b. salesperson
     c. broker

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1.  Individual projects: in-class presentation regarding basic real estate
   prinicples as applied to specific terminology and theory.
2.  Weekly reading assignments of 25-30 pages
3.  Quizzes
4.  Exams
5.  Homework, including but not limited to, online research of government,
   agency and liscensing resources.
6.  Class performance and participation

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 70%
Multiple choice, True/false, Essay exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Anderson, Battino & Hopkins. Published by Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Copyright 2003

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