Real Estate Law for Non-Lawyers

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - February 28, 2023
Every Tuesday
6 - 8 p.m. MST

Do you wish you had a better grasp of real estate legal issues? Do you need a better understanding and appreciation of the laws and regulations that govern the U.S. real estate industry? Do you need tools to enhance your relationship with the lawyers who work on behalf of your company? The University of Colorado Real Estate Center, along with the University of Colorado Law School, is offering a new, seven-week, 14-hour online evening course, “Real Estate Law for Non-Lawyers”, that will demystify law for the real estate professional or the student who wishes to become one. Taught by members of the faculty of the University of Colorado Law School and legal professionals in the field who can explain in “practical terms” the issues facing people who work in or with real estate, from developers and landlords to listing agents and insurers.
Those who should attend include students seeking a real estate concentration, real estate professionals already in the field, paralegals who work with lawyers on real estate matters, and anyone considering a career in real estate. 

Class Schedule:

Tuesday, January 17: Basic US legal system as it relates to commercial real estate
Tuesday, January 24: Contracts, leases and mortgages
Tuesday, January 31: Principles of property law
Tuesday, February 7: Financing commercial real estate transactions, closings, titles, deeds, & conveyances
Tuesday, February 14: Construction law
Tuesday, February 21: Income taxes
Tuesday, February 28: Insurance, risk management and dispute avoidance/resolution

Key Takeaways from the course:

  • Gain a general understanding of key legal concepts in real estate
  • Understand key legal issues that give a clearer picture of rights of both tenants and landlords
  • Analyze details of a contract or leads with more precision and awareness of key provisions
  • Learn about key U.S. court cases and the implications it has on commercial real estate

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