Course Syllabus

                                                          COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA
                                                      MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
                                                   REAL ESTATE 101:  REAL ESTATE FUNDAMENTALS
                                                                      SYLLABUS – Winter, 2018-2019
                                                                            ON-LINE (INET) COURSE

 

INSTRUCTOR:

J. G. CARPINO                                                                                         

OFFICE PHONE:  215-751-8785

EMAIL:                  jcarpino@ccp.edu                                 

DEPT OFFICE:     215-751-8414

 

Course Description:

This course will introduce the student to the overall topic of real estate fundamentals (practice) in Pennsylvania, which includes real property and the law, land use controls and land development, environmental issues, landlord and tenant interests, and forms of real estate ownership.

 

Course Objective:

Upon completion of Real Estate Fundamentals (Practice), the student will have a greater understanding of the relationship to certain real estate principles and concepts.

 

TEXT:  MODERN REAL ESTATE PRACTICE IN PENNSYLVANIA – 13th Edition

Author: Bellairs, Helsel & Goldsmith                      

Publisher: Dearborn

Cost - CCP Bookstore:                       New:   $40.00 (approx.)
                                                           Used:  $37.00 (approx.)  PROBABLY NOT AVAILABLE                                                               ISBN - 13:  9781475432558
                                                          

GRADE DETERMINATION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING:

Exam One:                     25%
Exam Two:                     25%
Final   Examination:       25%
Session Requirements: 25% (Activities To Be Completed According To Course Session Requirements)

TOTAL:                         100%

All session assignments, discussions, quizzes, and the examinations shall be graded and returned to you within approximately one week from the due date (end date) of each session.


TEXT COVERAGE:

This course will be structured to comply with the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO READ EACH CHAPTER PRIOR TO COMPLETING EACH SESSION.

 

ATTENDANCE:

Students are expected to complete each Session (Module) timely, by the dates and times indicated.  If the assigned Session (Module) is not submitted on time, you will receive a ZERO (0) grade for that Session's work.  Missing a Session (Module) is the equivalent of missing three one hour classes.  If you miss more than two Sessions (Modules), you May be dropped from the course.  It is essential that all Session (Module) requirements be completed and submitted when indicated.  THERE ARE NO EXCUSES.  You should be mindful that you may access your Session (Module) at any time, day or night, to complete the required work assignments. There is no scheduled time to begin the Session (Module) assignments once they are made available; however, assignments must be completed by the due date and time. This is an INET course.  You need only to access a computer and submit the required assignment work from each Session (Module) when it is due.

 

INSTRUCTOR AVAILABILITY AND OFFICE HOURS:

Please feel free to contact me via e-mail at any time. I shall respond to all inquiries within 24 to 36 hours.

 

SPECIAL NEEDS:

Students who believe they may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact me privately to discuss their accommodation form and specific needs as soon as possible, but preferably within the first week of class. If you need to request reasonable accommodations, but do not have an accommodation form, please contact the Center on Disability, room BG-39, phone number 215-751-8050.

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

 

Session One           Unit One:    Real Property and the Law

 

Session Two           Unit Two:     Land-Use Controls and Development

 

Session Three        Unit Three   Environmental Issues in Real Estate

 

Session Four          Unit  Four    Legal Descriptions

 

Session Five           Unit Five:     Interests in Real Estate

 

                                               EXAMINATION ONE

 

Session Six             Unit Six:        Leasehold Estates

 

Session Seven        Unit Seven:  Forms of Real Estate Ownership

 

Session Eight          Unit Eight:    Real Estate Taxes and Liens

 

Session Nine           Unit Nine:     Transfer of Title      

 

                                                              EXAMINATION TWO

 

Session Ten             Unit Ten:      Title Records

                                               

Session Eleven       Unit Eleven:  Real Estate Contracts  

 

Session Twelve       Unit Twelve (a):   Principles of Real Estate Financing     

 

Session Thirteen:    Unit Twelve (b):   Principles of Real Estate Financing

 

Session Fourteen    Unit Thirteen (a): Pennsylvania Real Estate Licensing Law

 

Session Fifteen       Unit Thirteen (b): Pennsylvania Real Estate Licensing Law

 

                                                FINAL EXAMINATION

 

Although the topics to be studied above vary from one chapter to the next, the commonality is that all of the topics studied can have a direct impact on the lives of all persons and the interaction all persons may have with other people and organizations. The students who are registered in this class are expected to read all chapters and complete all of the weekly session requirements. 

 

TO STUDENTS RECEIVING TITLE IV FINANCIAL AID FUNDS:

Effective Fall 2000, students who receive Title IV financial aid funds and who withdraw from ALL their classes before completion of 60% of the term, i.e., the 10th week (or its equivalent for summer terms) may be required to return all or a portion of their financial aid award. If it is determined that funds must be returned to the financial aid programs, students must make satisfactory payment arrangements within 45 days of notification or they become ineligible for further financial aid. Students who are registered with the Center on Disability must inform the instructor by the end of the first week of classes if special accommodations are requested.

 

PLEASE HAVE AN ENJOYABLE AND PRODUCTIVE SEMESTER!

 


Community College of Philadelphia
Course Level Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan
MARKETING & MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
Course Name:     REAL ESTATE FUNDAMENTALS
Course Number:  REAL ESTATE 101
Semester:            WINTER 2018-2019
CRN:
Instructor:             J. G. CARPINO 

 

Course Description:

This course will introduce the student to the overall topic of real estate fundamentals (practice) in Pennsylvania, which includes real property and the law, land use controls and land development, environmental issues, landlord and tenant interests, and forms of real estate ownership.

 

Course Objective:

Upon completion of Real Estate Fundamentals (Practice), the student will have a greater understanding of the relationship to certain real estate principles and concepts.

 

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

Outcome Assessment
1. Explain how the law impacts society and changes with new Court interpretations and new legislation. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
2. Explain why any act or action taken in the world of business may have possible legal repercussions. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
3. Describe how any act or failure to act or interact with others in business can have either Civil or Criminal legal penalties. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
4. Identify the requirements for a valid contract and the rights and obligations created by a contract. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
5. Explain how the law impacts on financial matters particularly in the areas of negotiable instruments, secured transactions, and bankruptcy. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
6. Describe how a civil proceeding can be brought for either a negligence tort or for an intentional tort/damage to person or property of another. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
7. Explain key aspects of employment &agency law and how to avoid civil or criminal liability for businesses and its agents/employees. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
8. Compare and contrast the forms of organization especially the corporation as to conducting business and be familiar with the significance of operating in each form. 3 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS


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