Real Estate Principles & Practices (E-Book)

Arlyne Geschwender
Publication Date: 2014/11/21
Edition: 9
ISBN 10: 1629800414
ISBN 13: 978-1-62980-041-7
© 2015

Availability: In stock


Book Description

Organized around the natural flow and sequence of events in a real estate transaction, this text employs a realistic and practical approach to learning the basics of real estate. Students will appreciate Arlyne Geschwender’s friendly tone and accessible reading style. Recent changes in modern real estate law and practice have been incorporated in this revised edition, along with new forms and contracts.Features: • Provides a unique approach for the introductory student since the book follows the natural sequence of a real estate transaction • Features an open-faced layout and wide margins that encourage note-taking • Contains clear and concise definitions of concepts and terms • Includes numerous examples to aid the novice student • Highlights websites to encourage further research • Engages classroom discussions and promotes real-world application with end-of-chapter review questions and discussion pointsA separate workbook is available to complement this text, delivering additional reinforcement exercises and practice exam questions for self-paced learning.

Table of Contents

To the Student
Part 1. Basic Concepts of Real Estate
1. Real Estate and the Economy
2. Land: Its Characteristics and Acquisition
3. Land Descriptions
4. Land Use Controls
5. Estates, Interests, Deeds, and Title
Part 2. The Orderly Process of a Sale
6. Contracts and Business Law
7. Agency Law and Representation
8. Listing the Property
9. Marketing and Selling Real Estate
10. Lending Institutions and Loans
11. Financing
12. Closing Statements
Part 3. Other Aspects of Real Estate
13. Condominiums and Cooperatives
14. Leases
15. Property Management
16. Investment and Tax Aspects of Ownership
17. The Appraisal Process
18. Environmental Issues and Real Estate
19. Fair Housing Laws
20. License Law
21. Real Estate Math
Practice Examination
Answer Key

Arlyne Geschwender

Arlyne Geschwender, CRB, GRI, LTG, has real estate experience from nearly all aspects of the profession. She brings to her textbooks her practical experience as a salesperson, a broker-owner of a real estate firm, and a developer of raw land into a unique cluster housing site. As an educator, Geschwender started the Randall School of Real Estate, which is now one of the largest real estate schools in Nebraska. She has written several courses for the Nebraska Real Estate Commission. She is a past Director of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA); a past President of the National Women's Council of REALTORS®; and a Director of Omaha Board of REALTORS® in 1989. Arlyne is a member of the Nebraska Women's Council of REALTORS® and has served as an instructor for the National Women's Council of REALTORS®. Arlyne has received several professional awards, including Educator of the Year for the Nebraska REALTORS® Association (1986), REALTOR® of the year Omaha Board of REALTORS®, and REALTOR® distinguished service award from the Omaha Board of REALTORS®.

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