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Real Estate Law Part 1: The Bundle of Rights


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  • πŸ“Š Level: Foundations

  • πŸ§‘β€πŸ« Educator: Professor John Demas

  • 🌎 Region: US πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

  • πŸ“œ Certificate: Score over 70% on the final quiz.


This is the first of a two-part series on Real Estate Law. If you don't know the difference between real estate and property, the bundle of rights, deeds, and warranties, this is the perfect place to start. This introductory course will give you the basics of US real estate law. Or should we say, real property law πŸ€“

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of this, you will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between types of Property, including Real Estate, Real Property, and Personal Property.

  2. Use your understanding of the Bundle of Rights to evaluate which rights have been transferred and which remain with a piece of Real Property.

  3. Distinguish between types of residential tenancy, including Tenancy for Years, Periodic Tenancy, Tenancy at Will, and Tenancy at Sufferance.

  4. Identify types of Commercial Lease based on the treatment of expenses, including Gross Lease, Modified Gross Lease, Triple Net Lease, and Ground Lease.

  5. Evaluate the differences between 3 types of Equity Deed (including Warranty Deed, Grant Deed, and Quit Claim Deed).

  6. Determine which warranties are required in an Equity Deed and why.

  7. Review a Grant Deed and understand key clauses.

  8. Understand the importance of title insurance.

  9. Evaluate a Deed of Trust and understand the difference with a Mortgage.

Our Instructor

Professor John Demas is a professor of practice at the University of San Diego with over 30 years of experience as a practicing real estate lawyer. With deep insight into US real estate law, Professor Demas breaks down a highly complex topic into easy-to-understand bites.

Getting Started

  • To begin learning, simply click Enroll above and get started.

  • You don't have a set time to complete this. Go as fast or slow as you like.

  • Once you have completed the final quizzes successfully, you will be awarded a certificate, which we recommend you upload to Linkedin to evidence your continued professional development.


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