EMS 3623 Real Estate Brokerage III

EMS 3623 Real Estate Brokerage III

Course code: 
EMS 3623
Law and Governance
Course coordinator: 
Paul Henning Fjeldheim
Course name in Norwegian: 
Eiendomsmegling III
Product category: 
Bachelor of Real Estate, Law and Business - Programme Courses
2018 Spring
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Course type: 
One semester

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 is also a theme in this course. Topics are closely related to the courses Real Estate Law and Settlement of real estate deals.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

During the course students shall:

  • Develop knowledge about the practical consequences of the demands the public, customers, government agencies, real estate business, etc. stand for the exercise of the real estate profession in specific areas, including commercial arbitration and mediation project.
    • Based on the law to develop a thorough knowledge of the design of contracts entered into through the estate.
Learning outcomes - Skills

After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Solve issues relating to property transactions and after completing the course the student should be able to conduct real estate transactions in project sales and sales of commercial properties.
  • Implement transaction and clarify this for settlement. Students will be able to apply the law of the relevant transaction type in practice.
  • Manage all document related to the transaction, including the design contracts associated with each transaction.
Learning Outcome - Reflection

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

Course content

Commercial property sales

  • Similarities/differences in housing transactions
  • Approaches when assessing a property's potential
  • Value assessments
  • Designing a property description/prospectus
  • Marketing activties
  • Contract and accompanying documents
  • Combined properties
  • Letting

Housing projects

  • Similarities/differences in housing transactions
  • Estate agent's cooperation with housing developer/contractor
  • Designing a property description/prospectus
  • Marketing activties
  • Guarantee provisions
  • Contract and accompanying documents


  • Formulation of contracts that are entered into by means of the real estate agent..


Learning process and requirements to students

The course consists of 40 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. 

Students will have the opportunity to submit a written work for correction and feedback.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.

Higher Education Entrance Qualification.

Required prerequisite knowledge

The course is based on Real Estate Brokerage lI

Exam category: 
Form of assessment: 
Written submission
Support materials: 
  • Etiske regler for Norges eiendomsmeglerforbund (document)
  • Laws and regulations, including offprints of laws and law drafts
5 Hour(s)
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Grading scale: 
Examination every semester
Exam organisation: 
Ordinary examination
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Student workload
34 Hour(s)
Other in classroom
8 Hour(s)
Discussion group work supervised by the lecturer
Prepare for teaching
45 Hour(s)
Student's own work with learning resources
48 Hour(s)
Group work / Assignments
60 Hour(s)
5 Hour(s)
Sum workload: 

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.