Georgia Real Estate (E-Book)

Thomas E. Gillett and Charles J. Jacobus
Publication Date: 2014/11/14
Edition: 8
ISBN 10: 1-62980-008-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-62980-008-0
© 2015

Availability: In stock


Book Description

Georgia Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession is not only the premier textbook for those wishing to enter the real estate profession; it is also a thorough reference all Georgia real estate professionals should own. Charles J. Jacobus and Thomas E. Gillett cover the basic requirements necessary to obtain a real estate license in Georgia and detail each step in a real estate transaction. The authors’ ability to take complex topics and bring them to life in a practical, useful, and relevant way is unsurpassed!

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Real Estate
2. Nature and Description of Real Estate
3. Rights and Interests in Land
4. Forms of Ownership
5. Transferring Title
6. Recordation, Abstracts, and Title Insurance
7. Contract Law
8. Real Estate Sales Contracts
9. Notes and Security Documents
10. Lending Practices
11. The Loan and the Consumer
12. Sources of Financing
13. Types of Financing
14. Taxes and Assessments
15. Closing the Transaction
16. Real Estate Leases
17. Real Estate Appraisal
18. The Principal-Broker Relationship: Agency
19. The Principal-Broker Relationship: Employment
20. Fair Housing, ADA, Equal Credit, and Community Reinvestment
21. Condominiums, Cooperatives, PUDs, and Timeshares
22. Land-Use Control
23. Georgia License Law
24. Georgia Rules and Regulations
25. Georgia Practice
Appendix A: Solutions to Student Calculations from Chapter 15
Appendix B: Real Estate Math Review
Appendix C: Measurement Conversion Table
Appendix D: Answers to Chapter Review Questions
Appendix E: Documents for Review

Thomas E. Gillett and Charles J. Jacobus

Charles J. Jacobus holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Houston Law Center. He is board certified by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both residential and commercial real estate law. He is a member of the American College of Lawyers and the Houston Real Estate Lawyer's Council, and has served as president of the Real Estate Educators' Association, chairman of the Real Estate Section of the Houston Bar Association, and chairman of the American Bar Association Committee on Real Estate Brokers and Brokerage. He has served on the Board of Editors for the American Bar Association Committee on Books and Publications, and was Mayor of his hometown, Bellaire, Texas. He currently serves on the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Council of the State Bar of Texas, and is chairman of the State Bar of Texas Committee on Title Insurance.

Thomas E. Gillett has been a real estate licensee, appraisal licensee, and educator for over 30 years. Gillett began his real estate career after military service in the early 1970s, and continues to conduct over 200 classes a year for candidates for real estate and appraisal licensure, as well as those already practicing in the profession. He is a primary instructor for Georgia's Graduate REALTOR® Institute and the popular Partners in Education program. He was named the Georgia Instructor of the Year by the Georgia Association of REALTORS® in 2003, 2012, and 2013. In 2006, he was presented the Career Achievement Award by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association and in 2012 was the Captain of Industry recipient for the Northeast Atlanta Metro Association of REALTORS®.

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