APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
EMS 3623 Real Estate Brokerage III
Responsible for the course
Paul H Fjeldheim
Department of Accounting - Auditing and Law
According to study plan
Language of instruction
Real Estate III discusses a number of specialty areas of real estate. The course builds on the Real Estate II with depth in the topics commercial properties and sales of projects. Contract Writing and the establishment and organization of real estate companies is also a theme in this course. Topics are closely related to the courses Real Estate Law and Settlement of real estate deals.
During the course students shall:
After completing the course, students will be able to:
Students will develop the capacity for critical reflection and ethical awareness related to real estate transactions and have an awareness of the legal standards and ethical principles underlying the rules of real estate legislation.
The course is based on Real Estate Brokerage lI
Bergsåker, Trygve. 2000. Kjøp av ny bolig : med kommentarer til bustadoppføringslova. Norges Eiendomsmeglerforbund
Bråthen, Tore og Margrethe Røse Solli, red. 2008. Eiendomsmegling i praksis, del 2. Rev. utg. Norges Eiendomsmeglerforbund. Kapittel 6, 7 og 8.
Bråthen, Tore og Margrethe Røse Solli, red. 2011. Lærebok i praktisk eiendomsmegling, Del 1. 3. utg (rev). Norges Eiendomsmeglerforbund. Kapittel 14
Rosén, Karl og Dag Henden Torsteinsen. 2008. Eiendomsmegling : rettslige spørsmål. 2. utg. Gyldendal akademisk. Kapittel 6 (prosjektmegling) og 7 (næringsmegling)
Establishing and organising a Real Estate Enterprise
Commercial property sales
Computer-based tools are not used in this course.
Learning process and workload
The course consists of 45 lecture hours covering the various topics in the syllabus. The lecture plan gives a detailed description of the topics covered.
As part of the teaching programme the students might be be divided into small discussion groups and will work on assignments associated with each topic. The assignments will be discussed and reviewed in class after the discussion group work. The lecture form of teaching requires that the students before each lecture have studied the syllabus and the rules of law for the topic in question. The students are required to bring the code of laws and other study aids to the lectures and become familiar with them while studying the various topics. Parts of the syllabus must be studied through self-tuition.
One mandatory hand-in assignment is set in the course.
Recommended workload in hours
The hand-in assignment must be completed and approved before the student can sit for the exam.
A five-hour individual written exam completes the course.
EMS 36231 Written exam which accounts for 100 % of the grade in the course.
Examination support materials
The Norwegian code of laws or another printed compilation of laws, reprints of laws and regulations, law texts, draft laws (the text only). Ethical rules for the Norwegian Real Estate Association. The students are required to acquire and use the latest editions of relevant laws and regulations.
Examination support materials at written examinations are specifies under exam information in our web-based Student Handbook. Please note the use of calculator and dictionary. http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids
Re-sit examiniation is offered every term for students that have not passed the written examination or wish to improve their grade.
Students that have not got approved the coursework requirements will not be allowed to sit for final exam, and must re-take the assignment during the next scheduled course.
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