Modern Real Estate Finance and Land Transfer

Author: Steven W. Bender
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454828838
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Modern Real Estate Finance and Land Transfer--sophisticated, yet teachable--explains the increasingly complex legal, business, and tax issues surrounding real estate transactions with discussion relevant to both commercial and residential situations. Through a transactional and interdisciplinary approach, students learn the general rules of law, their underlying rationale or policy, and how (or whether) a rule can be superseded by the mutual consent. Real-world examples help foster practical skills required of attorneys in real estate firms, and the text is appropriate for both the basic Real Estate course and advanced seminar. Topical and chronological organization features coverage of both Real Estate and Real Estate Finance and follows the lending cycle in modern financing. Questions and planning problems help students examine issues in the context of relevant transactions and documents. The authors are scholar-practitioners who skillfully the mix practical skills and theory students will need in today's competitive legal markets. The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the law since 2008, including case law and statutory responses to the mortgage crisis in residential real estate; foreclosure defense strategies; policy implications of the mortgage crisis, including the role of lawyers; the expanded role of ADR in real estate transactions; and securitization in light of the mortgage crisis. Features: sophisticated, yet teachable--thoroughly explains complex legal, business, and tax issues in real estate transactions transactional, interdisciplinary approach teaches the general rules of law shows underlying rationale or policy explores how (or whether) a rule can be superseded by mutual consent real-world examples and accessible explanations topical and chronological organization coverage of both Real Estate and Real Estate Finance follows lending cycle in modern real estate financing appropriate for both basic Real Estate course and advanced seminar relevant Questions and planning problems written by scholar-practitioners who blend practical skills with theory suited to both commercial and residential real estate transactions Thoroughly updated, the revised Fifth Edition presents changes in the law since 2008: case law and statutory responses to the mortgage crisis in residential real estate foreclosure defense strategies policy implications of the mortgage crisis, including the role of lawyers the expanded role of ADR in real estate transactions securitization in light of the mortgage crisis The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Land Transfer and Finance

Author: Curtis J. Berger
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735598546
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Be sure to examine this thorough revision before you teach your next course in real estate transactions and financing. Whether you focus on the taxation and financing aspects of a transaction or the contractual and title areas, you will find that Land Transfer and Finance: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the law involved in land transactions as well as a solid doctrinal and historical foundation.

Land Use Regulation

Author: Daniel P. Selmi
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887966
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Land Use Regulation: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition is a dynamic, scholarly, yet practical teaching approach that focuses on the role of the lawyer in land use regulatory matters and the factors that influence land development decisions. Offering more comprehensive changes than in any edition since the book was first published, the Fifth Edition offers a new chapter addressing emerging issues in the field, including regulation of medical marijuana and fracking, responses to problems posed by vulnerable populations such as the homeless, continuing developments in “smart growth,” and changes in redevelopment law. It also features a thorough reorganization of takings materials, combining all of them in one chapter and addressing emerging issues.

Corporate Finance

Author: Robert J. Rhee
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454877626
Format: PDF, Docs
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Corporate Finance provides coverage in a more concrete and problem-based approach than other books on the market. Robert J. Rhee distinguishes this casebook from other fine books in the field in a number of important ways. This book is interdisciplinary in nature, providing essential coverage of the basic concepts of accounting and finance needed for a business lawyer to understand the economics of the transaction. Additionally, the text facilitates ease of learning and teaching, avoiding excerpting technically dense academic writings in finance and economics, which can intimidate students and teachers. It further provides a basic understanding of financial instruments to prepare students for corporate practice, including many examples of actual financial contract terms and other transactional documents taken from various sources. Features: In depth coverage of accounting, finance, valuation, and capital markets in an accessible manner Inclusion of transactional documents and focus on financial contracts Generous use of graphics, tables, and charts to organize and convey complex information Accessibility of materials Business school-style case studies at the end of some chapters

Real Estate Transactions Cases and Materials on Land Transfer Development and Finance

Author: Gerald Korngold
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609302207
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This casebook covers all the major aspects of real estate transactions, running the gamut from residential transactions to sophisticated commercial development. Highlights of the new edition include revamped mortgage materials to reflect the subprime and mortgage finance crisis, ensuing foreclosure issues, and new regulation; new cases and materials on the core elements of the real estate transaction, including contract conditions, remedies, and the deed; new cases and materials in other sections of the book, including, among others, recording, condominiums, commercial development, and bankruptcy; a new subsection on green buildings; and a revised structure for the book, including consolidation and streamlining of all tax materials. Five brief drafting exercises allow students to apply their learning and to see how to reach better results for clients.

Contemporary Real Estate Law

Author: C. Kerry Fields
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454896272
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Contemporary Real Estate Law, Second Edition by C. Kerry Fields and Kevin C. Fields, contains all the traditional topics in real estate law as well as the fresh, current information needed by real estate practitioners, brokers, investors, developers, homeowners, and anyone interested in the dynamic field of real estate. The authors focus on teaching the legal principles that create both rights enjoyed and the corresponding duties imposed upon those parties under property law. The Second Edition features the best and most current cases on each topic from courts across the United States. Many case-based examples throughout the text ensure students can apply the principles they learn. Exercises throughout the book challenge students to apply the law to real world settings, and “Focus on Ethics” sections highlight managerial decisions. Time-tested real estate forms and practice tips are provided to stimulate class discussion. Key Features: Exercises that challenge students to apply the law to real world situations Connected Coursebook format that offers robust search and highlighting, interactive practice questions, outlining software and more An accessible writing style combined with thoughtful pedagogy New charts, figures and exhibits to accelerate student learning A new chapter on environmental law that discusses frequent environmental issues that are present in real estate transactions

Examples Explanations for Real Estate Transactions

Author: Barlow Burke
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454847263
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures

Contemporary Employment Law

Author: C. Kerry Fields
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454873434
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Contemporary Employment Law, Third Edition, is a straightforward approach to learning the legal essentials of managing a modern workforce, through a practical, balanced discussion of employment and labor law. Designed for a one-semester course that covers the major aspects of employment and discrimination law, the text begins by identifying the differences between employees and independent contractors. In a three-part format, the authors cover the Employment Relationship, Equal Opportunity Laws, and Employee Protections and Benefits. The text is written with the student in mind, with interesting examples, concepts summaries, modern topics and issues, and a clearly written narrative approach to the material.

Construction Law

Author: William Allensworth
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604423235
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written by leading construction law practitioners, the Forum on the Construction Industry's new textbook Construction Law meets the pressing need for a comprehensive law school textbook. It provides a complete orientation to the construction industry and its processes, and it can be used for introductory survey courses or more advanced courses oriented towards litigation or transactions.

Property Law

Author: Joseph William Singer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454888148
Format: PDF
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This hugely successful cases-and-problems book is acclaimed for its textual clarity, evenhanded perspective, and contemporary, up-to-date character. Easily distinguished from other property casebooks for its clear descriptions of legal doctrine and its variations; its explanations of the social ramifications of property law; its emphasis on both statutory and regulatory interpretation; its comprehensive treatment of public accommodations and fair housing law, current tribal property issues, and property in human bodies; and its use of the problem method to teach legal reasoning and lawyering skills. Thoroughly updated to reflect significant changes in the law of property, the Seventh Edition incorporates multiple new Supreme Court cases, including: Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., Obergefell v. Hodges, and Reed v. Town of Gilbert, and three decided or pending cases with implications for regulatory takings, Horne v. Dep’t of Agriculture, Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, and Murr v. State.