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Contract Law for Real Estate Professionals

Tennessee CE 4 Hours Online

Learn about contract law basics from a real estate lawyer.

Become more concious of issues that can appear during the development of the legal relationship between a buyer and seller.
$59.00

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Downloadable Workbook

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This course brings an understanding of what constitutes a contract, how to write a contract, the critical importance of the contract in the real estate transaction, and what to be aware of in the process. It also explains earnest money, financing, inspections, title and closing, post closing, and much more.

Hours: 4 CE credit hours

Package Summary

Price: $59.00 (USD)
Credit Hours: 4
Category: Real Estate > Continuing Education > Tennessee
Purpose: Learn about contract law basics from a real estate lawyer.
Features: online text, online video, downloadable workbook, printable certificate

Courses Provided By:

Tennessee REALTORS
901 19th Avenue South,
Nashville, TN 37212
(877) 321-1477

Contract Law for Real Estate Professionals

Course ID: 120264

Credit Hours Provided: 4

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This course brings an understanding of what constitutes a contract, how to write a contract, the critical importance of the contract in the real estate transaction, and what to be aware of in the process. It also explains earnest money, financing, inspections, title and closing, post-closing, and much more.

The modules covered in this course are:

  1. Definition of a contract
  2. Legal enforceability
  3. Legally required elements
  4. Property
  5. When do we have a deal?
  6. Earnest Money
  7. Financing contingency
  8. Inspections
  9. Default
  10. Remedies
  11. Title and Closing
  12. Post Closing

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  • identify what is needed to prepare a good contract.
  • explain what makes a contract legally enforceable.
  • identify five different kinds of real property ownership.
  • recognize types of property descriptions and determine which are more reliable.
  • recognize when an offer is complete enough to be accepted and create a contract.
  • explain the purpose of earnest money.
  • recognize the risks to the seller when they provide financing for the buyer.
  • list some tips for writing contingencies.
  • explain the importance of documentation when proving contract default.
  • describe remedies that are available to the seller if the contract has been breached.
  • describe how to examine the deed to be sure it follows the contract.
  • identify examples of non‐disclosure related risks in a post‐closing context.

Course Content

Each module will begin with an informational video lecture from the course instructor, Vern Jarboe, followed by interactive activities to expand upon the module's subject. At the end of each module is a short quiz to help remember the important points you should now be better familiar with.

A course completion certificate for Tennessee real estate continuing education credit will be issued after complying with the state-approved course seat time and completing a course feedback survey.

This course will remain available to students for 45 days after enrollment.