EMS 3521 Real Estate Law I
The students will acquire knowledge about the legal regulation of the real estate business.
The aim of the course Real Estate Law I is to give students an understanding of the legal rules that determine the regulatory framework for real estate agents. They will gain knowledge about contract law and the rules of law regulating the legal relations between the seller and buyer of real estate when the contract is entered into through a real estate agent.
The students shall have an adequate understanding of the topics that are covered by the discipline. The terms knowledge, in-depth insight and understanding indicate which specialist level is required. The most extensive knowledge is required when the term understanding is used.
The aim of the course Real Estate Law I is that the students within the regulatory framework for practicing the real estate profession shall be able to handle tasks in a real estate agency associated with contract signing between the seller and buyer of real estate, property leases, as well as an understanding of statutory requirements for marketing of real estate agencies.
In order to be able to practice their tasks in a manner that safeguards the interests involved in a property transaction, a real estate agent must have an appropriate ethical reflection and attitude as well as professional knowledge within the legal topics discussed in the course.
1. Real estate law
Legal rules on the practice of the real estate profession, including the new Estate Agency Act, regulation of real estate agencies, rules on marketing and ethical rules.
2. Law of property rights and obligations
Basic principles for contract signing and the sources of law situation in contract law. Legal issues associated with contract formation through a real estate agent, including proxies and bidding.
Relevant rules in the law on disposal of real property. The students will have a basic understanding of the rules on ownership change insurance and home buyer insurance
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 could 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.
Higher Education Entrance Qualification.
Law and Real Estate and JUR 3430 Business Law or equivalent.
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Form of assessment:
Internal and external examiner
Examination every semester
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Teaching on Campus
Feedback activities and counselling
Prepare for teaching
Student's own work with learning resources
Group work / Assignments
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.