Real Estate (REAL)

REAL 210
Real Estate Principles
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

A basic course for those who plan to enter the real estate field vocationally or who desire a background in the subject. Topics include: contracts, economics, history, financing, deeds, leases, and partial preparation for California Real Estate Salesperson License Examination.

REAL 212
Real Estate Practice
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: REALĀ 210.

This course covers office procedures and practices in listing agreements, conflicts in agency, escrow, disclosures, and requirements for a real estate exchange.

REAL 214
Real Estate Finance
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Principles of real estate finance are surveyed with particular emphasis on home financing. Included are instruments of real estate finance, source of financing, techniques of loan origination and servicing, plus the role of the federal and state governments. This course is required to obtain California Real Estate Broker License.

REAL 216
Legal Aspects of Real Estate
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

An introductory course designed to acquaint the student with the legal aspects and current laws pertaining to real estate. This course if required to obtain California Real Estate Broker License.

REAL 218
Real Estate Appraisal
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Elementary appraising with emphasis on residential properties using the three basic methods of estimating property value. This course is required to obtain California Real Estate Broker License.

REAL 220
Real Estate Property Management
3 Units (AA/AS)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

This course is intended for the real estate practitioner who wants a comprehensive introduction to the challenging field of property management and for the professional who wishes to gain new, practical information.

REAL 224
Escrow I
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Escrow procedure involving processing real estate sales, loan, and business escrows; drawing and processing of documents, title search, title reports, prorations, legal requirements, and closing procedures.

REAL 226
Appraisal I: Principles and Procedures
3.5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
63 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Principles and procedures of appraising real property with emphasis on residential properties. Required by Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers (BREA) for all appraisal licenses and by the Department of Real Estate (DRE) for real estate broker license. Provides 63 hours toward BREA requirements for state licensing. Includes all topics listed in Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures modules. This course qualifies with the California Department of Real Estate as a statutory/pre-license real estate course for both the salesperson and broker education requirements.

REAL 228
Appraisal II: Residential Real Estate Appraisal
3.5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
63 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Studies in residential market analysis and highest and best use; residential appraiser site valuation and cost approach; and residential sales comparison and income approach. Course applies 60 hours of educational instruction towards the requirements for licensure from the California Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers (BREA). Course is required for the appraisal licenses for Trainee, Residential, Certified Residential, and Certified General license. This course qualifies with the California Department of Real Estate as a statutory/pre-license real estate course for both the salesperson and broker education requirements. In addition, this course may also qualify as the second appraisal course for broker education requirements referred to as Advanced Real Estate Appraisal.

REAL 230
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
2 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
36 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Residential report writing and case studies in appraisal to include theories, techniques, and procedures of using various residential forms and reports for appraisal. Course applies 15 hours of educational instruction towards the requirements for licensure from the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisal (BREA). Course is required for the appraisal licenses for Trainee, Residential, Certified Residential, and Certified General license.